Objects of Inspiration: Here’s What Fueled Matisse in the Studio

Take a Trip Around the World with Matisse Visiting Henri Matisse in his studio in Vence, France, in 1944, the journalist Marguette Bouvier noted that “Congolese tapestries hang on the wall …” and that the artist had “… brought his shells and Chinese porcelains, his moucharaby [Moroccan textile screens] and his marble table and all the […]

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Snownado! How to Paint Snow in Pastel

Liz Haywood-Sullivan describes in detail her techniques for painting the pastel landscape in winter, covering how to paint snow and using the right color value. Follow along in her pastel, The Depth of Winter.

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Watercolor Artist Turns 25…Feeling Nostalgic for 1993

It’s official: Watercolor Artist is in its mid-twenties! The first issue of your favorite watercolor magazine appeared on newsstands in 1993. And this got us thinking, what a memorable year that was! Here are the highlights, but be sure to leave a comment about what you remember about 1993. From 1993 to Now In 1993, the […]

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President Trump Asks for Van Gogh, Offered Toilet Sculpture Instead

President Trump asks for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to loan Van Gogh painting to him for display in the White House. Museum denies request and offers Maurizio Cattelan golden toilet sculpture titled America.

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