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  • Painting Loose

    Jean Haines extols the virtues of a loose and wild life…of watercolor. Join her as she discusses how play and movement are crucial components to watercolors that have personality and convey joy and vibrancy.


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October 2017

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-Shapes 2.0: Go Beyond the Basics for More Dynamic Paintings
-Plus How (Not) to Paint Light and Fog

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  • Three-Step Watercolor Value Study

    watercolor landscape | watercolor painting

    Andy Evansen shares how to use value studies to remove the guesswork—and white outlines—from your watercolor painting process, as featured in the October 2013 issue of Watercolor Artist. Take the challenge and create your own for a chance to win a prize!


  • Advice From Mary Whyte

    Watercolor painting by Mary Whyte | ArtistsNetwork.com

    Mary Whyte’s watercolors tell stories of Americans whose work and traditions are fading into the past, but not before she documents their existence in artworks that could strongly stand on their own even without the meanings behind them.

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  • Paint Along 38: Create Clutter-Free Landscape Paintings | LIVE with Johannes Vloothuis

    Sample landscape painting from Johannes Vloothuis for Paint Along 38, Create Clutter-Free Landscape Paintings

    WEB SEMINAR: Create Clutter-Free Landscape Paintings! TIME: 1:00 to 5:00 PM EST DATES: 3 Saturdays: September 9, 16, and 23 WHERE: From the comfort of your home You do not have to attend the sessions live. Everything gets recorded and can be downloaded at no extra cost. Registration for Paint Along 38: Create Clutter-Free Landscape Paintings LIVE online workshop coming soon! Art Lessons to ...


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    Artistic Excellence from Southwest Art is accepting entries. Details Here! Deadline is July 28, 2017. Other Upcoming Art Contests can be found on our Art Competitions page.

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