Watercolor Artists



Fabrics and textiles and prints—oh, my! Years spent as a fashion illustrator for a major department store has attuned Sally Franklin to the fabulous design work visible in the diverse, intricate folds and patterns of fabric. “You’ll see fabric draped in backgrounds, underneath. . . read more
Arizona-based watercolor artist Andrea Merican is inspired by all of life—from people and animals to desert botanicals. She calls her style “loose realism,” and uses lots of drips, splashes and vibrant color in her work as she attempts to capture a personality, a moment, and the. . . read more
Ilona Petzer is a native of Nelspruit, a capital of the Mpumalanga province in South Africa. Her artistic career began not with a pencil or paintbrush, as many might guess, but with ballet shoes and a love of Spanish dancing. Ilona’s gracefulness acquired from dance translates. . . read more
Watercolor painter Angela Fehr lives in northern British Columbia, Canada. There, she has perfected her craft over the past 18 years, embracing the fluidity and transparency of her specialized medium to create lively and expressive floral and landscape paintings that celebrate small moments. . . read more
Warm, sandy beaches. The vibrant blue of the ocean. A hammock rocking in a salty breeze. These are just some of the subjects that watercolor artist Jinx Morgan lives - and paints - for. . . read more
There’s nothing coy about the magnificent koi paintings created by watercolor and gouache painter, Sousahne Mayes. She says, “While I love working on portraits, my passion is koi. There is an energy I draw upon that comes through my paintings when I work with koi. I seek to paint the. . . read more
One look at his huge selection of giclée prints and you can immediately tell that James Kinnett has a special place in his heart for wildlife—preferably wildlife with wings. And while James may specialize in birds, his watercolor and oil painting expertise has quite a large wingspan, too.. . . read more
New Jersey watercolorist Dorrie Rifkin paints her passions. Whether it be music, the Red Sox or that little café tucked into a quiet corner of hectic New York, Dorrie’s life experiences and travels enter into all of her work. Dorrie’s watercolor paintings have won recognition and awards. . . read more
It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I believe the same is true for artwork. A great piece of artwork can ignite various impressions and emotions within each new viewer—and that’s exactly what watercolorist Kerim Kahyagil wants do do in his paintings. By not tying. . . read more
A deep-rooted passion for animals, art and nature fuels Matteo Grilli’s fire for painting and exploration, inspiring him to travel the world in search of abundant wildlife. Although originally from Italy, this watercolor painter currently resides in Brisbane, Australia, and hopes his. . . read more
Just as the Earth revolves around the sun, so do Rajesh Desai’s light-filled paintings. This talented watercolor artist from Pune—a district in the state of Maharashtra, India—embraces his historically-rich and ever-evolving surroundings with an attentive focus on the beauty that. . . read more
Living in St. Arnaud near the Nelson Lakes National Park in New Zealand gives watercolor and oil painter Jan Thomson an endless palette of lakes, mountains and rivers to dip her paintbrush into. . . read more
When it comes to artwork, there isn’t a medium that North Carolina-based Jennie Martin Tomlin can resist! Whether it’s watercolor, pastel, mixed media, graphite or her new love. . . read more
More than 20 years ago, Colorado artist Martha Kisling fell in love with the exciting and spontaneous nature of watercolor. A true believer in developing one’s own creative expression, Martha has taught classes and workshops for more than 12 years. . . read more



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