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A unique exhibition opening later this week explores how the spontaneous nature of watercolor captured the imaginations of artists like Winslow Homer, Charles Burchfield, and Charles Demuth.
If drawing is crucial for a successful painting, then Southern Illinois watercolor artist Spencer Meagher has won half the battle. See how he does it.

Against the Odds

What happens when five plein air watercolor artists band together and brave the elements in the far north of California? Get a sneak peek here.
Don't make do with a less-than-ideal subject. Dan Marshall shows you how to edit scenes for better compositions.
See who took home awards in the California Watercolor Association's national exhibition.
What's the secret to looser watercolor paintings? Mick McAndrews' advice might surprise you.
Snowy landscapes have long inspired watercolor artists to pick up a brush and capture the scenes in paint. Here's a look at how a few masters have tackled the subject.

A Place to Belong

One artist shares the rewards of finding community, support, and professional development in a watercolor art society.

The Best of the Best

More than 850 artists from around the globe sent their finest work to the National Watercolor Society. The best 91 paintings are on display now.

Letting Go

A former architectural illustrator, Barbara Tapp talks about what it took to push beyond precision and let her imagination come out to play.