COLOR: Watercolor Paint

The Artists

Georgia O'Keefe

“Born and raised in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Georgia O’Keeffe became one of the first American modernists, the first woman to gain recognition for that style, and a signature painter of Southwest landscape and structures.

Jessica Janik

Jessica Janik is a freelance watercolor artist and illustrator from Dresden, Germany. She is very young, yet multi-talented.

Art Movement/Technique

American Modernist

American modernism is an artistic and cultural movement in the United States beginning at the turn of the 20th century, with a core period between World War I and World War II.

 

Color Mixing

Color Theory teaches us which colors look good next to each other, which makes them pop out and how to achieve tints and shades with every color created.

PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN/SYMBOLISM

Emphasis

Overlap

Overlapping is a way artists create the illusion of depth. When one object covers part of another object, the object in front looks closer to the viewer.>

Symbolic Imagery

Visual storytelling, the telling of a story with pictures, often uses symbolic images to convey different thoughts quickly and efficiently. These symbolic images act as cues to viewers.
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