Tag Archives: Kris Parins

My artwork featured in Splash 16: Exploring Textures

The Splash series of hardcover books has long been an inspiration.  Whenever I am uninspired (this does happen) I look through the books to get ideas. Published yearly by FW Media-  each book focuses on a specific theme.  The 16th edition of the series explores texture and artists’ use of texture in their paintings. Getting into the book requires submitting… (more…)

148th Annual International Watercolor Exhibition- American Watercolor Society

Sometimes you need to take a chance.  One of my personal goals as an artist is to submit paintings to the top yearly watercolor shows.  It’s fun to see how your work stacks against the top names in the industry.  It’s  frustrating when you do not get accepted in the show and think-  “I just wasted $xx.xx entering this show.”… (more…)