Category Archives: Travel

Florence, Duomo. Watercolor tutorial. 80 minute instructional video

Learn to paint the Florence Duomo in watercolor. Step-by-step instructional video. Paint a complex cityscape and architecture of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy. Paint using a limited number of colors. We will discuss color selection and how a few minutes of preparation before painting ensures color mixtures that work well together. Includes reference photograph (color and B&W versions)… (more…)

Watercolor batik paintings- new work

Being at home will save lives. But let’s be realistic, I have a harder time working at home with 2 kids, and idiot Jack Russell Terrier barking at perceived slights, and my wife also home. 🙂 However, I have taken the opportunity to return to creating batiks on Japanese rice paper. Several images have been stuck in my mind as… (more…)

Watercolor Artist Magazine- Creativity Workshop article by Ryan Fox

I am honored to be included again with another article in Watercolor Artist Magazine. My work is featured in the Creativity Workshop section of the magazine. In this article I discussed using “photo borders” to frame watercolors. While there are many Photoshop filters that emulate this look- I figured out several ways to create these with watercolor paints.   The… (more…)

Art of Watercolour Magazine

Sometimes surprises are nice! I saw this post on facebook from another painter friend- the French version of Art of Watercolour. Guess whose painting “Machu Picchu Vista” is pictured at the bottom of the page? However, my painting is not featured on the English version of the cover (bummer) but I do have a two page article in both versions… (more…)

Splash 19 Best of Watercolor Book- just published

I received my copy of Splash 19- The Best of Watercolor yesterday. Published by F+W Media, the Splash series is a yearly hardcover book that comes out featuring the best paintings of the year.  Roughly 150 paintings are selected from several thousand every year and my watercolor batik of Philadelphia City Hall was featured in the latest book: Thanks to… (more…)

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