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Experiments with methods and tools to create shapes, designs and textures in watercolors. (1) Brayer. (2) Plastic wrap. (3) Tissue paper. (4) India ink. (5) Flipping.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 48

Tip: Using a microwave oven to dry watercolor paintings may harm the oven.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1989 (v.6#8) pg. 11

Painting sun-bathed interiors. How to capture the drama and designs of light by clustering values and enhancing contrasts.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 48

Combining three watercolor techniques. (1) Painting one shape or subject at a time ("piecemeal"), (2) wet-into-wet and (3) glazing.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1989 (v.6#9) pg. 54

Tips on a watercolorist's uses for rubber cement thinner to clean up the drawing, remove frisket, and to thin rubber cement for use as masking.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1989 (v.6#10) pg. 13

Mixed-media illustrations. A description of Tom Gonzalez's techniques that combine pastel, watercolors and airbrush.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1989 (v.6#10) pg. 105

How to fix a watercolor painting "disaster." Tips for removing or incorporating a blob of paint, for restoring white and for lightening areas. Also suggests how to improve a composition gone wrong, an area that has been overworked or muddied colors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1989 (v.6#10) pg. 114

Watercolor on a small scale. A look at some of the possibilities in both the sketching stage and for finished paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1989 (v.6#11) pg. 85

Tips on finding the "perfect" watercolor palette and brushes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 6

How to convey moods and feelings in abstract paintings. Suggestions for building them in water media.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1990 (v.7#4) pg. 53

Batik on paper. Non-traditional watercolor features white lines drawn with wax and colors added using either watercolor or acrylics.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1990 (v.7#5) pg. 64

Problems with using rubber cement as a masking agent when working with watercolor noted. Includes tips on other possibilities.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 74

No-wax batik. Technique involves selective crumpling of Japanese paper and staining it with watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1990 (v.7#8) pg. 45
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 8

Watercolor plus pastel. Tips on combining the two media to liven up contrasts and create dramatic color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1990 (v.7#9) pg. 43
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 11

Watercolor in a stick. How to get quick and easy watercolor effects with colored pencils.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1990 (v.7#9) pg. 86

Painting humorous watercolors. The use of masking and fine spatter.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1990 (v.7#10) pg. 72

Giving watercolors a lift. Bart Forbes explains his preparation for a painting and his subtractive techniques. Uncommon techniques include the use of illustration board, working on a dry surface, the use of large brushes, etc.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1990 (v.7#10) pg. 81

Paintings with water media washes and spots of pastel. The use of mixed media to capture the story of horse races.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1990 (v.7#11) pg. 59

Giving watercolor house portraits a human touch. How to capture the character of a building with a loose, free style.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 42

Tips for watercolorists on using rubber cement thinner to remove frisket (or masking) and for clean-up.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 8

Two ways to use sheet acetate for water media painting. (1) As a tool for testing new effects on another painting. (2) In multiple layers as a finished piece.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 66

How to restore a flat surface to a finished watercolor without ruining the painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 83

Techniques for painting with watercolor pencils. Includes tip on making a field palette by scrubbing pencils on a piece of paper. These colors can be dampened and used just as though they were wells of pan pigments.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 54

How to use a mouth atomizer to spray a soft, subtle look into a watercolor painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1991 (v.8#3) pg. 103

Texture in watercolors with resist underprinting. Layered painting technique begins with linoleum-block resist that creates a pattern that shows through subsequent layers.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 54

Giving watercolor vignettes a finished feel. How to use white space around a subject to anchor and enhance a subject
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1991 (v.8#6) pg. 62

Spontaneous watercolor. Tips on using basic shapes and values, and a wet-into-wet approach.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 44

Making the most of colored pencils. Recommendations on pencil options, drawing surfaces, sharpening, erasing and preventing smudges. Includes examples of techniques, emphasizing three primary methods (transparent layering, burnishing and watercolor painting techniques).
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 66

Breaking watercolor rules. How to enhance realism by bending the rules of design, development and detail.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1991 (v.8#8) pg. 46

Some basic watercolor techniques for beginners and how to avoid common mistakes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1991 (v.8#8) pg. 86

Techniques for adding both the look and feel of texture to a painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1991 (v.8#9) pg. 64

How to create watercolor paintings that have a soft, luminous look by using homemade watercolors and by lifting out highlights with wet cotton swabs.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1991 (v.8#10) pg. 49

Tips for salvaging a watercolor after a washout or when a hue is too intense.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1991 (v.8#11) pg. 34

Cultivating a carefree look. Two methods of watercolor painting to foster freshness and accuracy.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1992 (v.9#1) pg. 44

From ho-hum to head-turning. A four-step process to create a watercolor painting that arouses the interest of a viewer and tells a story.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 46

Sculpting a watercolor. How to give your work the third dimension by making a clay model to capture the essential volumes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 86

How to give watercolor paintings strength and spontaneity by using a painterly approach.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1992 (v.9#4) pg. 40

Handling large watercolors with ease. How to take the hassles out of stretching the paper, painting and framing large-format watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1992 (v.9#5) pg. 66
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 10

Liberate your palette. How to enliven watercolor art with brilliant "jewels" of color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1992 (v.9#6) pg. 34

Tricks with watercolor. (1) Painting on unstretched paper. (2) Mixed media. (3) Spatter. (4) Texturing with plastic wrap. (5) Fingerpainting. (6) Stamping or overprinting. (7) Resists.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1992 (v.9#6) pg. 68

Power up watercolors. How to create intricate textures in watercolor paintings using a power sander and other techniques for burnishing the surface.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 34

Keeping a watercolor crisp. Advice on shaping the composition, keeping it clean, and adding texture and detail.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 36

Discover new freedom with watercolor. How a combination of transparent watercolor and opaque gouache can be used to create a painting with a lively approach and exuberant color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1992 (v.9#8) pg. 46

Paint intrigue into watercolors. How to play watercolor against flat acrylic in the same painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 46

Tips for watercolorists on selecting art supplies for traveling light.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1992 (v.9#10) pg. 108

A primer on Oriental watercolor painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1992 (v.9#11) pg. 100

Meet the wet-in-wet challenge. How to enjoy and control the spontaneous effects of watercolor washes on wet paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 30

Easy details in watercolor. How to create precise shapes and edges with offbeat watercolor tools.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 59

Secrets of painting glass. Tips on making dramatic watercolor paintings which include clear glass objects.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 72

Say goodbye to murky watercolors. Two keys for clear, sparkling color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 49

The watercolorist's tool kit. The choice and care of paper, paint and brushes. Includes instruction for paper stretching and a guide to basic watercolor effects (washes on wet, damp and dry surfaces; a graded wash, glazing, wet-in-wet, wet-over-dry, drybrush, spattering, lifting, scraping and backruns,.)
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 62
Added Info ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 8

Secrets to successful watercolors. Tips on drawing, layering color and breaking rules.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1993 (v.10#6) pg. 42

Adding the "extra" to everyday scenes with watercolor and drybrush.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1993 (v.10#7) pg. 40

Tip describes how to sandpaper watercolor paintings to enhance textural effects.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 10A

A cut-and-paint process that gives watercolors a crisp, new look.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 68

Building better watercolor paintings. A simple system for mastering the eight building blocks of painting and avoiding the most common problems.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 74

How to add color and texture to watercolor with spatter.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1993 (v.10#10) pg. 80

Get glowing whites in watercolor. Three tips to filling paintings with light, depth and character.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1993 (v.10#11) pg. 56

Spraying realistic watercolors. An introduction to manipulating watercolor using an airbrush.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1993 (v.10#12) pg. 16

Ten artists share tips on watercolor technique.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1994 (v.11#1) pg. 70

Basic preparation skills for planning a watercolor painting and avoiding "overkill".
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 58

How a simple palette and subtle glazes can be used to make watercolors glow with light.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1994 (v.11#2) pg. 62

Tips for watercolor painting on cigarette paper. Includes instruction for extracting cactus juice for use as an alternative to water.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 73

Building brilliant watercolors. Purple underpainting is used to establish composition and values. This is then topped with glazes of color that cause the purple to "disappear."
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 74

How to produce paintings that "glow." Exercises in monoprint, watercolor and oils demonstrate how to "pull light" from a dark ground.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1994 (v.11#3) pg. 86

A checklist for a portable watercolor setup that can be carried in a large fanny pack and weighs about four pounds.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 7A

Pouring watercolors, a description of a technique that combines spontaneity and creativity.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 74

Experimenting with different kinds of water media in multimedia works. Five artists describe their use of inks, powdered dyes, gesso, watercolor crayon, airbrush, acrylic, pastel, gouache, and silver powder.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1994 (v.11#7) pg. 36

Tip for building very deep, dense hues in watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1994 (v.11#7) pg. 7A

Suggestions on how to fill watercolors with action, life and drama.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 48

Advice on combining watercolor and pastel.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1995 (v.12#1) pg. 21

Creating texture in watercolors. An explanation of how to create a stippled effect by hatching and crosshatching over watercolor washes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1995 (v.12#1) pg. 54

How to paint watercolors with gusto. Descriptions on making a rough sketch, an experimental color sketch and then the final painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 65
Correction ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 10

An explanation of standards for lightfastness of artists' watercolors and advice on precautions to avoid unnecessary fading and bleaching.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 76

Keys to commanding light. Watercolor techniques that create rich contrasts with strong areas of light and shadow.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1995 (v.12#3) pg. 78

Capture the mystery of light. Five ways to build mood, drama and intensity in watercolor paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 46

How quick sketches done on site can combine with abstraction to create brilliant watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 58

Tips for turning a less-than-perfect watercolor into a success through the addition of new color or removing existing color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1995 (v.12#5) pg. 52

A simple approach to sketching and painting a watercolor in about an hour.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1995 (v.12#6) pg. 62

How to integrate layers in a watercolor painting. (1) "Soup up" watercolors using lightly tinted water as an underground to unify the composition. (2) "Carve" shapes that come forward or recede. (3) Blur edges to make distinction between foreground, middle ground and background less distinct.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1995 (v.12#7) pg. 44

How to give watercolors strength and harmony by pushing the possibilities of just a few colors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 42

Five keys to handling the sparkling whites that make watercolor paintings sing.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1995 (v.12#11) pg. 50

A streamlined approach to producing a batch of watercolor hand-painted note cards.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 38

Suggestions on ways to use spongework in watercolor paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1996 (v.13#1) pg. 47

Combining pastel and watercolor on sanded watercolor paper for maximum effect.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 48

How to "take control" of watercolor. Describes editing composition, limiting the palette, and seven techniques for building the image.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1996 (v.13#4) pg. 54

Depicting weathered wood in watercolors. Tips show how to render old siding, suggest moss on a tree, aging paint on wood, a lichen-covered tree and tree trunks.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 51

Think big, start small. How to make preliminary watercolor sketches. Includes basic rules for composition.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 58

Tips on how to use varigated washes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1996 (v.13#6) pg. 47

A lesson on keeping values consistent in a watercolor painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1996 (v.13#6) pg. 54

Examples of watercolor techniques to create varied foliage effects.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1996 (v.13#7) pg. 47

A practical approach to pointillism in watercolor. How to use masking and spattering to create the effect.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1996 (v.13#7) pg. 54

Tips on common methods for saving white spots in watercolor paintings and a few methods for regaining highlights in previously painted areas.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 47

Watercolor composition that leads viewers to the center of interest. The use of washes that create a glow through the final colors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 48

Tips for watercolorists on what can be done with the round brush.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 46

Several watercolor tricks that use various types of colored resists and liquid mask to suggest sharp accents of contrasting color or fine lines of light.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1996 (v.13#10) pg. 46

Three-step process for doing simple watercolor sketches in 15 minutes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1996 (v.13#12) pg. 47

Intensify spatial relationships in watercolor paintings. Tips on variation of edges, overlapping of forms and consistent value changes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1997 (v.14#1) pg. 20

Handling backlit subjects in watercolor paintings. Rules for rendering cast shadows and advice on integrating the background.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1997 (v.14#2) pg. 20

Make your colors move. How to build energetic watercolors by limiting your palette and controlling color temperature.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1997 (v.14#3) pg. 84

Trying out drybrush. Basic techniques noted.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1997 (v.14#4) pg. 23

Moving beyond the brush. A description of brush-free water media techniques.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1997 (v.14#4) pg. 65

Painting figures with impact. How to combine simplified forms and economical brushwork to create a watercolor painting with figures that tell a story.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1997 (v.14#5) pg. 70

Tips on transparent glazing in watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 80

Transforming the ordinary. Secrets for turning reference photos into warm, inviting watercolor scenes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 54

Tips on using variations of the liner brush with watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 80

Painting with sponges to bring texture to watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 26

Save your whites. Two simple approaches that help preserve light areas on watercolor paper.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 53

Ten tips for adding tantalizing texture and character to water media paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 56

Expanding the watercolor repertoire of the flat brush.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1997 (v.14#10) pg. 88

Close in on your subjects. Discover the subtleties of painting close-focus watercolor scenes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1997 (v.14#11) pg. 74

Watercolor texture tip that uses aluminum foil.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1997 (v.14#12) pg. 96

Incorporating expressive color wisely in watercolor paintings. How to use light and apply color consistently while varying shapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 30

Painting with confidence. How to give watercolor subjects a stronger look by combining them with gouache.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 42

Adding the feeling of weight, power and drama to watercolors by using acrylic or gouache and Caran D'Ache crayons.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 40

Wet-into-wet. Tips on producing diffused effects in watercolor paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 65

Don't be afraid of the darks. How to create lively, vibrant darks in watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 46

How to render realistic transparent objects in watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1998 (v.15#4) pg. 68

Getting the light right. How to energize watercolor landscapes with a subtle approach to re-creating the effects of sunlight.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 22

How to use stencils as a source of interesting shapes in a watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1998 (v.15#5) pg. 36

Building a studio without walls. A guide to equipment and working methods for painting with watercolors outdoors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1998 (v.15#6) pg. 20

Clean up your color. Simple secrets to produce vibrant, clean watercolor paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1998 (v.15#6) pg. 48

Five simple techniques for applying resists in watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1998 (v.15#6) pg. 63

Tip on a method for handling water when painting with watercolors outdoors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1998 (v.15#6) pg. 67

An exercise in color value is taught by rendering a watercolor painting with a monochromatic color scheme.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 24

Little bits of color, lots of mood. How to preserve the whites in a watercolor painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 48

Getting the scoop on scumbling, a technique that can work in oil, watercolor or acrylic in which a semi-transparent layer of color is brushed over a darker layer of dry paint.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1998 (v.15#8) pg. 61

Watercolor 101. A primer on basic tools and techniques. Covers brushes, paper surfaces, stretching watercolor paper, choosing your essential paint colors, filling a palette, applying paint to paper, wet-into-wet vs. wet-into-dry methods, keeping whites bright, and learning to view values.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1998 (v.15#9) pg. 44

A fresh look at stamping. Tips on some ways to use the technique to create interesting effects in watercolor art.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1998 (v.15#10) pg. 41

Revising watercolor tradition. A dark-to-light approach to watercolor that can be used to build deeper, more clearly defined images.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1998 (v.15#11) pg. 34

How to create realistic textural effects in a watercolor painting by using a few simple tools and techniques.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1999 (v.16#1) pg. 64

A technique for applying transparent watercolor washes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1999 (v.16#1) pg. 72

Creating form with glazes. Technique to build deeper, richer watercolors. Glazing basics.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1999 (v.16#2) pg. 20

A simple, two-pronged approach to creating watercolors with vigorous, glowing colors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1999 (v.16#3) pg. 60

Breaking the watercolor taboo of opaque white. Five tips for using it.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1999 (v.16#3) pg. 71

Using variation to add interest to a watercolor painting. Advice on creating depth with shadows, interest by varying color temperature and using light placement to establish a focal point.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 14

Gearing up for the great outdoors. An introduction to the supplies needed to paint in oil or watercolor outdoors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 20

An alternative approach to watercolor that involves building up areas of thick, opaque hues.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 48

Scratching out the details. How to use sgraffito to create special effects in a watercolor painting.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 61

Express yourself with light. A value-based approach to watercolor paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jun 1999 (v.16#6) pg. 46

The watercolor technique of lifting color described.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 62

Aspiring to new heights. The techniques of four master watercolor painters. John Singer Sargent, J.M.W. Turner, John Martin, and James Abbott McNeill Whistler's techniques examined.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1999 (v.16#9) pg. 45

Spattering. How to energize watercolors with this basic, easy-to-master technique.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1999 (v.16#9) pg. 69

Unexpected color. Four ways to inject rich color into watercolor paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1999 (v.16#11) pg. 29

Personalizing your pallet. Five watercolorists explain how they make color work for them and how you can make it work for you.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1999 (v.16#11) pg. 36

We love Mom! picture to paint in watercolor in a simplified Southwestern theme shows a mother giving her daughter a hug for the handmade heart she holds in her hand. Can also be painted on the cover of a purchased canvas note pad cover.
CRAFTS May 1991 (v.14#5) pg. 58, 45

How to paint a watercolor of "Journey's End", a picture of a sailboat silhouetted against the water, the setting sun, and an island or cove.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #85 Feb 1982 (v.8#1) pg. 48

Watercolor instructions for painting a woodland barn scene.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #92 Apr 1983 (v.8#8) pg. 34

Watercolor wet-into-wet painting technique and tips for mastering it.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1991 (v.18#2) pg. 18

A watercolor painting lesson on using four techniques (dry-on-dry, wet-on-dry, dry-into-wet, wet-into-wet) to paint a rustic barn.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1991 (v.18#3) pg. 26, 45

Tips on ways to transfer a design to watercolor paper.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1992 (v.19#3) pg. 24

Bringing the white out. How to keep watercolor paintings bright with a simple masking technique.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1992 (v.19#4) pg. 62

How to add texture to watercolor paintings using sponges, paper imprints and soft color washes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1994 (v.21#2) pg. 20

An explanation of how to lift color off watercolor paintings to create realistic textures such as wood grains and cracking paint.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1994 (v.21#3) pg. 70

Pointers on using frisket to mask out white areas when painting with watercolors.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1994 (v.21#5) pg. 10

How to recreate textures in watercolor paintings by building up layers of glazes and by lifting color. Specific instructions are given for mossy rocks, a rusty hinge and textured tree trunk.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1994 (v.21#5) pg. 68

Watercolor painting uses dark accents on top of light glazes of pale color to create a feeling of brilliant color for both floral painting and a cityscape.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1994 (v.21#6) pg. 80

How to capture the look of realistic lighting by placing shadows and highlights in believable patterns.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1996 (v.23#1) pg. 20

An explanation of how careful handling of lines creates interest in watercolor paintings.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1996 (v.23#5) pg. 16

Tricks and techniques for capturing underwater textures in a watercolor painting of two fancy goldfish. A lesson in how to use alcohol spattering, rock salt and bruising techniques.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1997 (v.24#5) pg. 64, 36

Advice on paints, paper, brushes and palette for the beginning watercolorist.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1998 (v.25#4) pg. 6

Less is more. How to create beautiful watercolor compositions with just a few colors.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1998 (v.25#5) pg. 28

Tip explains how the crawling technique is used to create a mottled look in a painting done in waterbased paint.
TOLE WORLD #114 Jan-Feb 1992 (v.16#1) pg. 51

Glorious Morning. Picture of a birdhouse wrapped with a morning glory vine is painted using fabric paints in place of watercolors. Beginner to intermediate skill level.
TOLE WORLD #116 May-Jun 1992 (v.16#3) pg. 43