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Welcome to Jim's Watercolor Gallery

Jim moved from England to the United States where he sought out Masters of Watercolor, notabily, Michael Atkinson, Darryl Trott, Tom Lynch, and Nita Engle, studying with them in workshops. For several years, he lived in southern Mexico where he taught at the Art Instituto in San Miguel de Allende, He now holds Watercolor classes and workshops the year round in the USA. Jim has earned the reputation of a first class Watercolor artist and instructor. Check out this Watercolor website and you will not be disappointed.


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Jim's New "Watercolor Challenge"!!

"Jim's Watercolor Challenge Program", is a video based program designed to help you become a better watercolorist through "real time" video demonstrations..

Learn Jim's many tips and techniques for watercolor painting in monthly video lessons that cover all aspects of watercolor painting for all levels of experience.

Just a few of the montly video lessons you will recieve are:

Landscape Painting, Painting Florals, Learn how to easily mix your own colors, Seascapes, Multi-glazings, Painting on Canvas, etc., etc.

Learn more about "Jim's Watercolor Challenge Program" by playing the video clip on the right.

Or subscribe now and start your first of many video lessons today. Come, try it "free"* for the first month.

* a subscription of "Jims Watercolor Challenge" you will recieve the first lesson free of charge, then you may cancel within 30 days if not completely satisfied.



Watercolor Basics

One of the biggest reasons that students fail in painting Watercolor is................. JUDGING YOUR EARLY ARTISTIC EFFORTS.



Watercolor for Beginners

Learn the basics of watercolor painting... from choosing the right paper and brushes to learning basic techniques of glazing and how to frame your work.



Watercolor Techniques

Learn just a few of the various techniques used most often by professional watercolorists to bring interest, texture and "life" to their watercolor paintings.

Each technique is fully demonstrated.


Painting Trees

Although trees are made up of many parts and endless textures don't let them become overwhelming, you cannot fall out of these painted trees. I know you can paint good looking trees with a little help. So lets see how you are going to do this without getting bent out of shape, irritated or what-ever you do when those Green Balls on sticks appear.......been there...done that.

Painting Landscapes

I am going to present to you a "non encyclopedia" approach and give you a no fuss, logical way to paint a watercolor landscape and have fun doing it. Before we start, get comfortable maybe a favorite beverage would be in order.Make your mistakes, goofs and failures work to help you in painting a watercolor landscape.

  • Four Seasons
  • Working With Fresh Transparent Glazes
  • Watercolor Painting in the Great Outdoors
  • Painting Clouds in Watercolor
  • Step by step Demonstration on Watercolor Winter Scenes
  • Demonstration of Painting Trees Trunks
  • Demonstration of Rocks and Sea
  • Demonstration of Watercolor Skies
  • Watercolor Landscape Painting Tips

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