Watercolorists across the nation
are relieved to see an El Nino weather pattern setting in this winter bringing fears of a wide spread drought to an end. the western
forest fires and shriveled rangelands are a thing of the past as are the handicaps imposed on this country’s aquarelle artists. Gone
are the restrictions on water intensive color washes and the wet into wet painting techniques. The over dependence on dry brush
techniques during this period had alarmed artists and critiques alike, there were widespread rumors that watercolor as we know it was
As watercolor jitters subside, oil painters are anxious over the current unrest in the Middle East fearing a crisis may lead to cutbacks in the Impasto Community.
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