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New Delhi, India, watercolor artist Amit Kapoor dazzled attendees of PleinAir Live with a lively outdoor painting demonstration. Here are five top takeaways.
Like most artists, Dorrie Rifkin had to pivot to save her art career in 2020. In the end, she had one of her best years yet. How she did it might inspire you.
Richie Vios shares his tips for using composition, shape, value, color, and edge treatment for drawing the viewer's eye to your center of interest.
watercolor landscape painting

$21,500 Up for Grabs

The winners of the 10th Annual Plein Air Salon will be announced this Saturday. Get a peek at the watercolor paintings that are in the running.
Meet Belinda Del Pesco, this week's top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador! Belinda grew up in a family of immigré artists and inventors along the east coast of the United States. Creativity was encouraged and seasoned by cultural influences from Italy,...
watercolor floral painting

Who Knew?

An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum expands our understanding of the versatility and universality of watercolor in a rare look at objects and works of art from that period.
American Women Artists is dedicated to providing professional opportunities for women in the fine arts. Their Spring Online Juried Show features a number of phenomenal watercolors.
watercolor painting of industrial site

Watercolor at Work

Four award-winning paintings of rural and industrial architecture illustrate the strength and power achievable with transparent watercolor.
This PleinAir Live 2021 Faculty artist was exposed to watercolor in college as part of his architectural training and notes specific moments in his early years of painting that changed his life.
Kathleen Lanzoni shares her best advice for overcoming the challenges every student and beginning artist faces.
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