10 Greatest Watercolor Artists Worldwide

10 Greatest Watercolor Artists Worldwide

Watercolor painting is an ancient art goes back to at least the ancient Egyptian civilization where it was used for manuscript illustration, and can perhaps be traced back to the cave paintings of paleolithic Europe. Nevertheless, the Renaissance is when its continuous history as an art medium begins, and some specifically dates the start to 1502 when watercolor painting was initiated by the German artist Albrecht Durer. Today watercolor art is widely appreciated, and its artworks are known to be among the most beautiful creation of art around the world; they are sensitive, can easily and deeply touches you, and provide good food for an imagination hungry for beauty. Here in this topic, we brought you 10 of the greatest watercolor artists along with some of their creative artworks.

Shahzia Sikander

She was born in 1969 in Lahore, Pakistan. Sikander joined the National College of Arts in Lahore, then got MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1995. She uses her traditional style in painting which is highly disciplined, and is specialized in Persian and Indian miniature which is appeared in her artworks. Sikander has got many awards on her artworks such as the Honorary Artist Award that was given to her by the Pakistani Ministry Of Culture

David J Rogers

David J Rogers is a professional watercolor artist from California who is working in this field for over 25 years.  He is a hard-working artist as he used to present almost 40 festivals and shows in everywhere in California per year. He has two personal websites which are DJRogersArt.com and DogPrintsGallery.com. Currently, he is selling his fine artworks online in many websites such as Amazon.com, Etsy.com and Ebay.com.

Truong Van Ngoc

Truong Van Ngoc is a painter and a watercolor artist from vietnam.

Ahsan Habib

He is a painter and a watercolor artist born in Sayedpur,Bangladesh in 13 July 1986. He got his MFA from University Of Development Alternative in Dhaka. He studied for BFA at Marium University of Creative Technology from 2007 to 2011. Ahsan Habib is specialized in painting using Pastel, Pencil, Ink, Acrylic, Watercolor and Charcoal. In 2010, he participated in “Violence against woman & HIV” exhibition, and in 2011 in the exhibition of “Saannosara” creative destination. He also took part in the international exhibition “Shenzhen Watercolor Biennial”, China in the Shenzhen Art Museum from 10 December 2013 to 10 January 2014. From 2011:2014, he participated in jury board of “The International Watercolor Society” as a master watercolor artist. He worked as an art teacher in Bangladesh Academy Of Fine Art, National Academy Of Royal Arts and A M School and College.

Direk Kingnok

Direk Kingnok viewed watercolor art as a creative tool to move the beauty of everything surround him into beautiful paintings. Beautiful sites and natural views are regarded as elements from which he always got the inspiration to draw. Watercolor paintings of Direk Kingnok show the natural life of every one of us, or “Common people in common places” as he put it, which is why his work of art conveys simplicity as well as creativity.

Thomas W Schaller

He is known as one of the foremost architectural artists in the whole world. In the field of watercolor art, Thomas W Schaller won almost all major awards for his paintings. He got the Hugh Ferriss Memorial Prize twice. Thomas authored two best-selling books and was awarded the AIA of Merit; the two books are The Art Of Architectural Drawing, Architecture In Watercolor.

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