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A Sneak Preview

NWS will host the virtual opening of its 2021 Members Exhibition on Saturday. To whet your appetite, we've got you a first look at some of our favorite paintings!
Which water medium is right for you? Stephen Quiller breaks down what you need to know to make the best choice for you and your way of working.
One landscape caught Tony Conner's attention every time he passed, but it took him three decades to work up the courage to paint it. The lessons he learned will serve him (and you) for a lifetime.
The American Watercolor Society, one of the oldest in the country, reveals the paintings that took home top awards in their 2021 exhibition.
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No Ticket Required

Showcasing the broad range of styles possible with watercolor, this year’s NWWS Waterworks Unlimited Show is online now for all to see.
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.
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$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,...
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