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A Time to Explore

Barbara Tapp has been using this extended time at home to reconnect with her love of drawing and probe new directions in her painting. See how you can too.
Looking for a constructive — and creative — way to spend this time at home, Herb Willey paints scenes from Bay St Louis, Mississippi.
Richie Vios documents this moment in history with a series devoted to those on the front lines.
David Stickel finds the extraordinary within the ordinary, painting worlds both inside and outside store window fronts. Discover his secret to mastering the illusion.

Embracing Tension

Iain Stewart defines this important painting concept and explains how to use it effectively to evoke a mood in your work.
People are complicated, but painting them doesn’t have to be. With these seven simple steps, you’ll discover the secrets to capturing a likeness in watercolor. Watch now!
Juror Birgit O'Connor takes us on a virtual gallery walk of this year's Northwest Watercolor Society Waterworks exhibition, detailing why she selected each of the 62 paintings in the show.

Painting Your Garden

Draw inspiration from this round-up of five glorious garden scenes and florals, then make the most of your own spring blooms.
Thomas Schaller shares his approach to creating the illusion of depth and dimensionality in landscape paintings.