Pouring watercolors can help you loosen up your paintings and create livelier backgrounds. Watercolor artist Ryan Fox demonstrates the technique in 5 easy-to-follow steps.
Rather than box you in, outlining a shape can open up a world of new edges, colors, and textures. Watermedia artist Carla O'Connor shows you how.
Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference. Find out what one simple trick encouraged this watercolor artist to develop a life-changing painting habit and stick with it.
Popular instructors like American Watercolor Weekly Advisor Mario Robinson do all they can to make sure you get the most from their watercolor workshops. Here, Mario shares four things you can do to help yourself. Don't sign up for your next class before you read this!
For far too many museums, watercolor paintings represent only a small fraction of their collections or seldom see the light of day. Explore the riches of one museum whose mission is to collect watercolors and other works on paper from 19th century masters, such as Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, and Edward Hopper; to contemporary greats, such as Joseph Raffael, Carolyn Brady, and Janet Fish.
Meet Kim Minichiello, this week's top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador! Kim Minichiello is an internationally recognized, award-winning artist whose career in art and design has spanned more than 30 years. As a designer for Walt Disney Imagineering, she designed shops, restaurants,...
Color harmony, carefully planned values, and connected forms work together to make a strong statement in Ian Ramsay's watercolor paintings. Follow along as he demonstrates his process in five simple steps.
How do you create the illusion of snow in transparent watercolor? Sandra L. Strohschein shows you how to make the most of the white of your paper and use light, shadow, and reflected color to your best advantage.
Known for his large-scale watercolor paintings of New York City's iconic bridges, this American Watercolor Weekly Advisor shares his secret for creating long straight lines.
What started for watercolor artist Barbara Tapp as a 31-day challenge to paint more turned into a once-in-a-lifetime series, capturing a moment in time for a California neighborhood undergoing immense change.