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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.
Meet Hilmi Şimşek, this week's top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador! I was born in Amasya/TÜRKİYE on 1974. Graduated from Marmara Univercity, Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department. Middle School and High School, I am a Visual Arts Teacher and wildlife artist. Watercolor...
Andy Evansen shares his best advice for how to become a better painter.
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