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About the Art ...

All paintings are original and painted using the purest of materials.  Watercolor paper is Arches Cold Pressed and all materials used are acid-free.  Oils and Acrylics are painted on stretched canvas.

Paintings are shipped ready to be framed.

Enjoy an Evening Painting at a Winery ...

Let us help you uncork your inner artist and discover the joy of creating. Even if you have no prior art experience, you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment as we guide you through the steps of a creating a painting.  Your ticket price includes all the art supplies you need, the instruction, and your masterpiece to take home when it’s finished.  Book a group and make this a fun evening !

Pelican Pete a watercolor painting by Joy Skinner

Tutorials ...

Tutorials are available for beginners and the more advanced student.  Learn all about color and composition, special effects or how to paint from a photo.

About the Artist

Blog posts

Inside the Sketchbooks of a Well-Traveled Artist

Inside the Sketchbooks of a Well-Traveled Artist

Over the last 13 years, artist José Naranja has been filling pocket-sized notebooks with his own visual diary. By illustrating his daily experience...
St. Petersburg Mural Festival - Shine on St Pete

St. Petersburg Mural Festival - Shine on St Pete

SHINE on ST PETE is an annual art project, intended to illuminate the power of art in public spaces by revitalizing areas, inspiring dialogue and uniting our community—while cultivating new standards of artistic excellence and reflecting St. Petersburg’s creative and vibrant spirit.  The murals are BIG and they are BOLD and they literally light up the streets of St Pete.  Here's a look at some of my favorite festival entries.
25 Years of Favorite Artists

25 Years of Favorite Artists

Since this year marks a significant anniversary for Watercolor Artist, who are celebrating 25 years of publication by publishing the works of 25 ex...