Watercolor is often called the most disobedient and very moody paint. With it is difficult to work, it is difficult to store, it is unpredictable and requires maximum concentration from the artist. But those who managed to conquer and tame it, know the secret of a truly amazing work, looking at which you ask a single question: “Who they sold their souls to, to draw like that?”
Watercolor cities of Maja Wronska
Notes of the traveler may be different: photos, notes, postcards from travel. But the young Polish artist Maja Wronska from her travels brings watercolor sketches. In each city where she was, she draws a “portrait”, watercolor depicting not only what can be seen with the eyes, but also the feelings, emotions, impressions of what she saw and experienced.
Emotional realism of Steve Hanks
People in most paintings are darkened or turned aside. This is done in order to express the emotions and so the body would “speak.” “I have always tried to show the world the only positive aspects of life. I hope my work brings joy, peace and comfort in viewers life”— says Hanks.
Rainy watercolor of Ching Lin Che
Talented artist Lin Ching-Che is 27 years old. His inspiration is autumn rain. Overcast city streets cause not melancholy and sadness, but a desire to pick up a brush. Lin Ching Che paints with watercolors. Multi-colored water, he extols the beauty of rainy cities.
Boiling fantasy of Arush Votsmush
Under the pseudonym of “Arush Votsmush” is hiding talented artist from Sevastopol — Alexander Shumtsov. About his paintings artist says: “I do not try to prove anything with works to anyone. I enjoy it. This is — pure drug of creativity. Or pure life — without doping. It’s a miracle.”
The charm of Paris in the works of Thierry Duval
Born in Paris, artist Thierry Duval traveled a lot. Hence the existence of entire series of paintings based on the geography. Nevertheless, the favorite place of the author has been and remains in Paris. The lion’s share of the work is devoted to the city of lovers. He has his own technique of multilayer deposition of watercolor that allows you to create pictures with almost hyper realistic detail.
Evening calmness of Joseph Zbukvic
Today, Australian of Croatian origin, Joseph Zbukvic is considered one of the pillars of watercolor paintings in the world. The artist fell in love with watercolor literally from the first stroke, he was struck by the untamed and individuality of this technique.
Secrets of the East through the eyes of Myo Win Ong
Artist Myoe Win Aung devoted his creativity to native Burma, to its weekdays and holidays, laymen and monks, towns and cities. This world is calm, dressed in a gentle tone, mysterious and slightly pensive as the smile of the Buddha.
Incredible watercolors of Joe Francis Dowd
English painter Joe Francis Dowden paints a hyper realistic watercolors. And believes that everyone can do it, just need to know the secrets of the art. The secret of his inspiration is simple: “Throw away watercolors textbooks and get lost in real forest.”
Magic Ballet of Liu Yi
Watercolors of Chinese artist can be called art about art. After all, artists favorite theme are images of people having direct relation to it — for example, classical dancers or musicians. Peculiar way to feed them on the pictures: people are shown through the thin haze of mist, emotional and very characteristic. To some extent they overlap with images of ballerinas by French artist Edgar Degas.
Solar painting Abe Toshiyuki
Abe Toshiyuki received his artistic education and 20 years of dedicated teaching, even for a minute without leaving the dream of becoming an artist. In 2008, he finally abandoned the teaching profession and devoted himself entirely to creative self-realisation.
Rustic mornings of Christian Graniou
Frenchman Christian Graniou often portrays in his paintings provincial landscapes. Although he is not attracted by the detailed portrayal, and the light is distributed over the entire space, the artist’s work cause feeling of free space and air-filled.