Agrupacion de Aquirellistel de Catalunya, Catalan Association of Watercolor Painters, located in Barcelona, has a long history. Was based in 1865. Association was practicing the Catalan school of art, supporting varies styles of watercolor painting and giving it a serious attention, as before watercolor was considered to be a secondary media, used for illustrations and coloring.… Read More Agrupacion de Aquirellistel de Catalunya (Watercolor group of Catalonia)
History of Watercolor Paper First, some interesting facts about paper, that I found at http://www.watercolorpainting.com/papers.htm The oldest surviving piece of paper in the world was discovered by archeologists in 1957 in a tomb near Sian in Shensi province, China (Temple 1986). It is about 10 cm square and can be dated precisely between the years… Read More Watercolor papers. Prices and links.
With rent so expensive in NYC there was no way I could afford a studio. I looked in my neighborhood for garages for rent in the hope that I could find something for < $200/month, but sure enough, landlords were adamant about garages being used for cars only. With my watercolors getting bigger, my easel… Read More Making an art studio at home