The Watercolor Page

December 1975
American Artist;Dec1975, Vol. 39 Issue 401, p54
The article discusses the author's technique in watercolor painting. In his painting "Where Aspen Flourish," he said that he visually divided the sky, aspen and pine tree area while leaving the sky void of pigment to create an especially bright effect. The author believes that the artist's soul is the most important item in his work because soul is what breathes life into work and that every soul is unique.


Related Articles

  • Gain Inspiration. Dalio, Carl // American Artist: Watercolor;2012 Best of Watercolor, p115 

    In a personal narrative, the author provides information regarding his childhood in Texas, his experience as a professional painter, and his watercolor painting technique.

  • LUMEN MARTIN WINTER.  // American Artist;Sep1966, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p48 

    The author discusses his approach to watercolor painting with an illustration using his work "Santa Ana, New Mexico." He uses materials that are lasting like colors that will retain their brilliance and paper which has been produced without the use of acids. He prefers to use smooth paper over...

  • Judi Parker.  // American Artist;Jul1981, Vol. 45 Issue 468, p36 

    In this article the author discusses her approach to watercolor painting with an illustration using her work "Chain Slings Series II." She starts with an abstract underpainting using cerulean blue, gamboge and alizarin brown madder. She applies alternate layers of warm and cool colors to...

  • ROBERT HIGGS: An Ozark Watercolorist.  // American Artist;Jun-Aug1964, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p40 

    The article features watercolorist Robert Higgs, who was born in Missouri, studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts in Illinois. Higgs also took private classes and taught watercolor and oil painting. He is art director of a printing company as of June 1964. The article includes the artist's...

  • How To Paint What Matters to You. Doherty, Stephen // American Artist: Watercolor;2012 Best of Watercolor, p40 

    The article discusses the watercolor paintings of the New York-based artist Sondra Freckelton. Particular focus is paid to the painter's experience as an art teacher. She comments that it is important to teach students about how to choose a subject to paint. Comments by Freckelton regarding her...

  • Enjoying the journey. Ekperigin, Naomi // American Artist: Watercolor;Winter2012, Vol. 18 Issue 69, p70 

    The article discusses still life watercolor painter Grace Swanson. The author describes Swanson's classical technique and still lifes of fruit. Topics addressed include her transition from a career in real estate to a career in art, light as a subject in her artwork, influences from Old Master...

  • DeWitt Hardy.  // American Artist;Nov1981, Vol. 45 Issue 472, p66 

    The article describes the watercolor painting technique of U.S. artist DeWitt Hardy. Hardy describes his technique as simple, classic and primarily flat washes without using dry brush. He talks about some of his paintings which include "Mother and Child," "House and Factory," and "Somersworth...

  • AN APPROACH TO WATER COLOR PAINTING. Guptill, Arthur L. // American Artist: Art Instruction;Aug1938, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p22 

    The article discusses the approach used in watercolor painting by watercolorists in the U.S. It states that every watercolorist has different method of working and cites the work of Montague Chairman, James H. Fitzgerald, and Edward M. Farmer. The author also mentions that most artists combine...

  • Don David.  // American Artist;Aug1979, Vol. 43 Issue 445, p50 

    The article features artist Don David and his style and materials in watercolor painting. David says that his basic trait is combining drawing and painting simultaneously and integrating the white of the paper in his compositions, which are built up with brush and crayon strokes atop sparse...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics