The home of The Artist's Magazine, Watercolor Artist, Pastel Journal, Drawing magazine, North Light Books, WetCanvas and more! These magazines celebrates the creative life and the creative act, the artist as well as the art, by showcasing the best work—in all media and in all styles—of the best artists working today.
Because the rules never seemed to fit his watercolor painting at hand, Eric Wiegardt devised a simple process for evaluating his paintings that has worked well for him over the years. Here he shares composition rules that are made to be broken.
Every year as the judges weigh and ponder each art contest submission that comes in for the Artistic Excellence art competition, we wait with more than a few tingles of anticipation at what the winning artworks will be. And now the wait is over.