The Art of Watercolour 28th issue - The art magazine for watercolourists
Fall is already upon us and if you are still dreaming of a change of scenery, we give you in this issue the opportunity to escape to the island of Patmos, in the company of Pedro Cano, as a fly on the wall during one of his latest workshops under the Greek sun. You will also travel to Asia with Rick Huang, a Chinese artist, whose portraits are filled with a rare sensibility. This issue of ‘The Art of Watercolour’ also highlights practical advice, including our Technical Guide, where you will find Joseph Zbukvic’s wise recommendations on how to further your artistic career, as well as tips on finding out if your painting is finished. Two watercolours by American artists Ken Thrift and Denny Bond are also analysed in depth by Janine Gallizia, enabling you to fully immerse yourself in their creative process.Finally, let us not forget our important special feature on what it means today to be a woman and an artist – and in this particular issue we met with Olga Litvinenko, Xi Guo, Ruhyie Yalgin and Jasmine Huang.
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This issue of ‘The Art of Watercolour’ highlights practical advice, including our Technical Guide, where you will find Joseph Zbukvic’s wise recommendations on how to further your artistic career, as well as tips on finding out if your painting is finished, as well as 7 keys to a successful. Two watercolours by American artists Ken Thrift and Denny Bond are also analysed in depth by Janine Gallizia, enabling you to fully immerse yourself in their creative process.
Meet the artists:
REVELATIONS Pierre Mach and Ken Karlic.
MY FAVOURITE PAINTING Soleil couchant sur les quais de Paris, by Éric Laurent.
A COURSE WITH… Spanish master Pedro Cano on Patmos, Greece.
Olga Litvinenko Her works capture the poetry of day-to-day life in Saint-Petersburg, where tradition meets modernity.
Ken Thrift In the manner of an abstract expressionist, he expresses his inner emotions with colour, in an intuitive, organic way.
Carne Griffiths The British painter combines alcohol and tea with more traditional inks to draws delicate, embroidered faces.
Michal Suffczynski Having spent 10 years painting cities, he went from urban rigour to portraying the wilderness, attracted by its grandiose vistas.
ZOOM ON… L’Attente, by Bertrand Martin.
PORTFOLIO Rick Huang Immensely delicate and noble portraits of the many different peoples of China, full of humanity.
ZOOM ON… Once upon a time, by Denny Bond.
Xi Guo Her paintings are filled with melancholy and constitute a reflection on the cycle of life as reflected in nature.
IN THE STUDIO Discover Jasmine Huang’s floral pieces, which combine expressiveness and delicacy, elegance and modernity
Eugeniu Gorean This young Moldovan artist talked to us about his love of plein-air painting.
Ruhiye Yalgin The winner of our last readers’ competition displays a sensitive approach which gives priority to the details.
TECHNICAL GUIDE Career, tips, inspiration, composition…: 16 pages of essential information to become a consummate artist.
CALL FOR ENTRIES Here is the list of the main upcoming international competitions and all you need to know if you want to apply.
CONTACT THE ARTISTS
READERS’ COMPETITION More laureates et more advice!
INTERNATIONAL NEWS Watercolour events from all over the world.
SOCIETIES AROUND THE WORLD The Société française de l’aquarelle.
WE WERE THERE… Brioude’s Biennial in France.