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Designing powerful watercolor landscapes. How to divide the space in a painting to incorporate contrast, unity and movement.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1989 (v.6#10) pg. 76

Watercolor landscapes using a pointillistic technique. Includes instructions for making a color chart that shows how colors will look when dots of them are combined.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1989 (v.6#11) pg. 62

A watercolor technique that captures nature's solitude. Explains the design concepts and shows how to transform a snow scene into a painting. Also describes on-location sketching and color study.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1990 (v.7#1) pg. 42

Find life in the winter landscape. How to use white paper and watercolor washes to enliven winter scenes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1992 (v.9#1) pg. 56

Making snow sparkle. How to layer watercolor to make snow look bright white.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 52

Making watercolors more real. Strategies for creating realism in landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 32

Add depth and realism to watercolor landscape paintings with this darks-first process.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 40

Watercolor wisdom. Put dynamics into a watercolor landscape by making and breaking the rules.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1993 (v.10#4) pg. 46

Simplify the landscape in watercolor. Tips on planning, brushwork and evaluation.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1993 (v.10#7) pg. 30

A three-step process for drawing and painting rocks that are prominent features in watercolor landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1994 (v.11#4) pg. 68

Using watercolor inks to produce landscapes that focus on water. A description of techniques for working in ink and for depicting water.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 48
Correction ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 6

How to create the proper "snowy" look in oil and watercolor paintings and in pastel drawings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Feb 1995 (v.12#2) pg. 46

How to combine watercolor with gouache to get highly charged, imaginative landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1995 (v.12#11) pg. 70

A multi-layered approach to watercolor paintings of foggy landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1995 (v.12#12) pg. 58

Bring nature alive in pen, ink and watercolor. Mixed-media techniques for producing natural scenes awash with detail, texture and color.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1995 (v.12#12) pg. 77

Techniques for creating tranquil snowscapes in watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 86

How to create different moods in watercolor landscapes by varying lighting, color and edge treatments.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE May 1996 (v.13#5) pg. 52

Painting outdoors. Tips on picking the site, ways to organize and carry materials and advice on equipment for watercolorists, oil and acrylic painters.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1996 (v.13#8) pg. 34

Advice on using value contrasts to create light-filled watercolor landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1996 (v.13#9) pg. 82

Tips for watercolorists on painting a tree with distinctive bark.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1996 (v.13#12) pg. 40

Building watercolor landscapes on shadow. How to construct light-filled scenes around colorful shadows.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1997 (v.14#1) pg. 70

Getting the edge in watercolor. How to combine wet and dry edges to capture nature's spontaneity.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 50

Paint foliage effortlessly. Watercolorist Cheng-Khee Chee reveals secrets for creating realistic texture.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1997 (v.14#12) pg. 56

Keep snow scenes fresh. A three-pronged approach for creating tiny landscapes in watercolors. Discusses planning for contrasts, drybrushing details and creating a strong design.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jan 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 46

Painting dynamic, cloud-filled skies with watercolors.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 30

Pouring colorful landscapes. How to mask, pour and spatter exciting foundations (backgrounds) for watercolor paintings.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Mar 1998 (v.15#3) pg. 54

Getting the greens right. A strategy for mixing appealing, harmonious greens in watercolor to produce landscapes with a vibrant, sunlit quality.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Jul 1998 (v.15#7) pg. 58

Matching technique and texture. How to give watercolor paintings greater depth and realism by combining wet-into-wet and drybrush techniques to suggest a variety of landscape textures.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1998 (v.15#9) pg. 18

How to create reflections in water when painting watercolor landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Apr 1999 (v.16#4) pg. 64

Strategies for using the power of suggestion in watercolor landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Aug 1999 (v.16#8) pg. 38

Branching out. How to paint compelling trees in watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1999 (v.16#9) pg. 18

Keeping color alive. A watercolor painting process for landscapes in which bold color and strong brushstrokes combine for maximum impact.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Sep 1999 (v.16#9) pg. 30

Four simple approaches for creating evocative clouds when painting watercolor landscapes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Oct 1999 (v.16#10) pg. 17

Cultvate convincing grass. How to paint watercolor landscapes with convincing grassy scenes.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Nov 1999 (v.16#11) pg. 10

Shaping realistic rocks. Tips for painting everything from smooth stones to massive boulders in watercolor.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1999 (v.16#12) pg. 10

Winter landscapes to watercolor on greeting cards or mug liners.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1990 (v.17#6) pg. 72

Great watercolor landscapes. How to paint the elements that make up a landscape while mastering the tricks of watercolor.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1991 (v.18#1) pg. 22

A lesson on how to create lost edges in watercolor and how to use the technique in painting a snowscape.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1991 (v.18#4) pg. 24

The basics of lifting color in watercolor paintings. How to scrape both staining and non-staining colors to add texture to trees, branches, rocks, etc. Includes instructions for "Birches in Snow" painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1991 (v.18#6) pg. 20

Color charging. How to enliven sunset skies and splashing surf by mixing and blending watercolor pigments.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1992 (v.19#2) pg. 64

Elements of landscape. A lesson in how to put together and paint the parts of a watercolor landscape painting.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1992 (v.19#3) pg. 70, 41

Capturing a misty mood in a watercolor landscape. How to combine water with opaque pigments to create hazy, gray day backgrounds.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1992 (v.19#5) pg. 74

Making water work in watercolor painting. A lesson in learning to control the water in the brush and by spraying water on a painting. Includes instructions for two landscape paintings, Winter's Frost and Watercolor Waterfall.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1993 (v.20#1) pg. 58

A lesson in creating watercolor paintings by dropping color washes onto paper. Includes instructions for Still Water Sunset and Mountain Reflections landscape paintings.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1993 (v.20#3) pg. 18

Coordinating colors. A lesson in how to create mood and balance in watercolor paintings by mixing and matching colors. Instructions for Oregon Beach and Winter Ice landscape paintings.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1993 (v.20#4) pg. 8

Adding light with white. A lesson in how to mix white watercolor to both soften and brighten watercolor paintings. Includes instructions for painting Autumn Tree and Glacial Rocks landscapes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1993 (v.20#6) pg. 86

How to create watercolor landscapes using a palette knife to shape rocks and trees. Includes an insert on how to use a palette knife.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1994 (v.21#1) pg. 18

Winter watercolor features a line of evergreens and birches in the background. A larger evergreen with snow on its branches is in the foreground. Full-sized pattern included.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1994 (v.21#1) pg. 44, Insert

A nighttime landscape to paint using either watercolors or oils.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1994 (v.21#6) pg. 62

Painting a landscape in watercolor starting from a thumbnail sketch with color notes. Painting instructions are included for two landscapes, "White Sand Dunes," and "High Country."
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1995 (v.22#1) pg. 24

How to use watercolor washes with different colors to create a variety of interesting shapes in a painting. Instructions for two paintings are included, "Sand Dunes," and "Alaskan Hamlet."
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1995 (v.22#3) pg. 24

Tools and techniques that create unusual effects in watercolor paintings. Instructions are given for painting "Rocks and Snow" winter landscape and "Splashing Water" ocean shoreline.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Sep-Oct 1995 (v.22#5) pg. 22

"Wolf Creek Winter" landscape to paint in watercolor with pen and ink highlights. Full-sized pattern furnished.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1995 (v.22#6) pg. 38, 41

Six tips for creating foregrounds in watercolor landscapes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK May-Jun 1996 (v.23#3) pg. 24

In the black. A lesson in using black paint in watercolors. Includes instructions for painting Snow and Irish Road landscapes.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1997 (v.24#1) pg. 70

Keep it simple. A lesson in how to clean up the clutter in watercolor composition. Instructions for two landscapes, Venice and Autumn Leaves.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jul-Aug 1997 (v.24#4) pg. 68

Texture tricks in watercolor. Crumpled plastic wrap, bruising and stippling techniques described. Instructions for using them together in a watercolor snowscape of birch trees against a background of sky, mountains and forest.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1999 (v.26#1) pg. 22, 47

Colors of fall. How to sketch a weathered maple leaf. Ink and watercolor washes give texture and accents.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Oct 1999 (v.26#5) pg. 80, 46

Painting a winter landscape in watercolor. Intermediate painting level.
TOLE WORLD #103 Mar-Apr 1990 (v.14#2) pg. 6