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Preview: How to elevate your canvas to paint a sky with clouds. When to paint with your canvas upside-down. How to paint a horizon. How to make the foreground pop out against the background. How...

Watercolor Class Preview: How to paint a street scene. How to paint reflections. How to use colors to create a mood for a rainy day. How to highlight the foreground against the background. How to paint...

Urban Sketching

Follow The Urban Sketchers' Marc Taro Holmes as he employs his "tea, milk and honey" approach for applying watercolor to a sketch.

Watercolor Paintings of Waves and Whales Mimic the Calming Undulation of Blue Oceans

Portland, Oregon-based artist Evelyn Kritler communicates the tranquillity of the depths of the ocean through her simple, elegant watercolor paintings. In each of her ongoing series, respectively titled Waves and Whales, the artist expands upon her enchantment with the sea and the gentle giants that reside deep within the ebbing and flowing waves. The pieces were born …

Monochromatic Watercolor Paintings Exquisitely Depict Cratered Surface of Moon

German artist Michal Friese has long been enthralled with the night sky, and she expresses her fascination through beautiful watercolor paintings of the moon. Her solitary depictions of the rocky surface use a limited color palette and special techniques to mimic its cratered appearance. The watercolor medium, while it can generally be unpredictable, is neatly …