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John Salminen walks us through his process for organizing paintings in a way that engages the viewer and directs them through his work.

50 Watercolor Stars

In a unique exhibition, the National Watercolor Society showcases exemplary work from watermedia societies throughout the US.

Be Prepared

Learn how Poppy Balser works out the hard parts of painting water en plein air before she ever leaves the studio.
The Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour is looking for your best watermedia work for their annual Open Water juried exhibtion.
Laurin McCracken shares the secrets behind his award-winning still life setups.
Carolyn Lord looks at the benefits of capturing a quick response to nature with watercolor.
Reminding us to stay flexible, Brienne Brown shares the story of how she set out to paint a charming local cafe, but never got out of the parking lot before she found an award-winning subject.
When time is of the essence and access to supplies is limited, you have to make the most of what you have. Frank Costantino offers his best advice for how to handle just about any outdoor painting situation.
A look at the watercolor paintings that have captured the spirit of the Western landscape and people over the ages.
Meet Jeff Stahler, this week's top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador! I'm a graduate of The Columbus College of Art & Design, currently residing in the historic district of Columbus, Ohio, German Village. I'm a syndicated editorial cartoonist & creator of the daily...