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Innovative Watercolour Techniques by Deborah Carman


A watercolour painting of a young woman wading in the oceanOcean Spray, watercolour on paper

Today we’re featuring the art portfolio of Deborah Carman. Deborah currently lives and works in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, where her artistic practice focuses on innovative watercolour techniques. The artist sometimes works by pouring watercolour directly onto her surface, rather than applying it with a brush.

 

A loose watercolour painting of a woman reclining in a white dressIn Repose, watercolour

A screen capture of the front page of Deborah Carman's websitewww.deborahcarmanstudio.com

 

Deborah’s watercolours express a high…

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Tranquil, Hazy Landscapes by Robin Street-Morris


A bright blue, blurred seascape paintingFata Morgana I, watercolour and soft pastel on 300 lb cold press paper

Robin Street-Morris, our featured artist of the day, creates tranquil, hazy landscapes using watercolours and pastels. Robin’s landscapes express remote, secluded regions while attempting to remove human presence and interference.

 

The Landscapes I gallery on Robin Street-Morris' art webpaageRobin's Landscapes I  gallery

I like the way that Robin reduces each image down to its most basic shapes and colours. Each…

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Stunning Photorealistic Watercolours by Travis Poelle


An acrylic painting of a water tower over some buildings in brooklynBrooklyn Water Towers, acrylic

Travis Poelle is our featured artist for today! Travis paints stunning photorealistic watercolours and acrylics. He has exhibited his paintings in several galleries in New York and California. His paintings can be viewed on his website at www.travispoelle.com.

 


A watercolour painting of people on an urban staircaseColumbus Stairs, watercolour

Travis has an amazing control of the watercolour medium. I’m especially impressed by his human figures. The people…

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Snow and Ice: Watercolours by Lisa Goren


A watercolour painting of a mushroom-shaped icebergMushroom Iceberg, Clayboard, watercolour on clayboard

For today’s feature, let’s take a look at the watercolour works of Lisa Goren! Fascinated by snow and ice, from a young age, Lisa has made several trips to the arctic to further her understanding of her favourite subject matter. She continues to paint beautiful arctic landscapes, challenging opinions of the arctic environment, and of the limitations of watercolour as a medium.…


Lisa Goren's website of whale bone paintings

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Seascapes and Watercraft: Watercolour Painting by BLOUET


A watercolour painting of a large ship at harbourLiberty Ship, watercolour on paper

Sophie Blouet, also known as BLOUET, is a watercolour painter located in Santa Rosa, CA. Originally from France, Sophie took up watercolour painting as a teenager in Paris, where she was trained by Ciree, a French artist and mentor. Now living with her family in America, Sophie’s paintings often focus on maritime subjects like seascapes and watercraft.

 


A watercolour portrait of a young womanVW, watercolour on paper

I’m always amazed…

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Website profile: 'Floral Forms' Paintings by Jane Crosby


A simple watercolour painting of a pitcher plant on a plain paper backgroundPitcher Plant, Newfoundland, watercolour

Our featured artist today, Jane Crosby, is a master gardener and watercolour painter with an affinity for floral forms.  Jane’s works show a talent for gentle brushwork and smooth, clean lines showing off the curving petals of her favourite subjects.

 


Flora gallery on the watercolour website of Jane CrosbyJane's gallery of floral paintings on her portfolio page

I really enjoy the way that Jane uses the inherent bleeding qualities of watercolour…

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