6 watercolor artists whom you must know

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There are so many amazing watercolor artists in this world but these 11 watercolor artists are doing magic and they are my personal favorite and I think it will be helpful for you if you know at least a little about them. Every time when I see their paintings, I get lost. Seriously, they are just so amazing. One day I would want to paint like them.

Sergei Kurbatov

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Sergei Kurbatov’s landscapes are magical. This Russian artist is graduated from Leningrad Higher art school from 1993. After that, he worked as a graphic designer and animator for a long time. He has won numerous competitions and awards. Nowadays he paints and teaches as well. A lot of his works are in private collections in Russia, Europe, the US, and Japan. If you want to attend his online classes, you can find more details here. In my opinion, if you are really interested in learning in painting with watercolors, you should grab this amazing opportunity to learn from this master artist.

Ian Ramsay

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Somerset River Scene, England
Somerset River Scene, England
Pub and village pond, Gloucestershire, England
Pub and village pond, Gloucestershire, England

Ian Ramsay was born in Farnborough, Kent, England. He spent his early years in Britain and Canada and eventually settled in the United States. He received a degree in architecture at the University of Utah and is a licensed architect. In 1979 Ian left architecture to become a full-time watercolor artist. Since that time he has traveled and painted extensively. His work has been exhibited all over the US, Japan, and Britain.

Ian has participated in many juried, invitational, and one-man shows throughout the US and Japan. He has been an instructor at the Salt Lake Art Center and has done numerous demonstrations and painting workshops. Ian and his wife Carol have been residents of the Salt Lake Valley in Utah for the last 35 years. His work can be seen at the Brushworks Gallery in Salt Lake City, Utah; New Masters Gallery in Carmel, California; Trails West Gallery in Ketchum, Idaho; Settlers West Gallery in Tucson, Arizona; Trailside Galleries in Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Trailside Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona, and through Image Source of Bovingdon England.

Rajkumar Sthabathy

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He is the best portrait watercolor artist I can say. I immensely respect him and his work. I love the way he paints the expressions on people’s faces. We can easily know what the painting is saying. I love his work. He was born in 1975. he studied Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in Painting, Govt. College of Arts & Crafts, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu. If you are interested in portrait painting, you must follow Rajkumar.

Raghunath Sahoo

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Beautiful, right? The first painting is one of my personal favourite. I am forcing you to visit his Instagram profile and I promise you will be mesmerised. Such a wonderful artist. The way he represent light and shadows is so beautiful. He is a very intelligent artist. Light and shadow are one of the most important things of any painting. He is mostly known for his watercolor paintings. He studied art from B K arts college.

Jean Lurssen

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Jean is an abstract watercolor artist. She teach loose and abstract watercolor art online. I have never tried painting abstract watercolor paintings but one day while browsing on skillshare for a new class, I found her and joined her class and I really loved it. She studied art from Rhodesian School of Art. She paints such great textures in her paintings. Her paintings are influenced by the shapes in nature. Her paintings are in private collections in Switzerland, United States, South African and the United Kingdom.

Milind Mulick

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Milind Mulick is one of the most recognized artists. His father is a famous illustrator and painter, so we can say art is in his blood. He received a scholarship to study art but he decided to study engineering. In the second painting, I love the way he used a blue color to represent shadows. He has participated in many group shows throughout India and has had 20 one-man shows in Mumbai and Pune. His paintings are in the collection of many private individuals and a few corporate houses in India, USA, Europe as well as Japan and Singapore.

I hope you found this blog helpful. Who are your favourite watercolor artists? Let me know in the comment below.

If you want to read about my art journey, you can read it here.

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Heli Naik

I am a watercolor and digital artist. I am a full time artist creating art and happiness.

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