We’re not the only ones who have noticed a growing trend in the creative light of Halloween.
The creative roots watercolor painting style has been around for over 150 years, and while it’s still popular, it’s becoming increasingly popular with new generations of artists.
“When I was young, I’d do watercolor for the first time,” says artist and curator of the Watercolor Museum in NYC.
“It was my first time painting with watercolor.
When I started doing it, I didn’t know how to do it properly.
Now, I’m very familiar with watercolors, and I’ve gotten so much better with the technique and have gotten better at it.”
This is just one of the ways that people are becoming more comfortable with the watercolor art form.
The trend also has inspired people to explore the origins of creative watercolor techniques.
For example, watercolorists have traditionally worked in a studio or on a small canvas, but the popularity of this technique has inspired a new type of watercolor work.
“The watercolorist is now more interested in being able to have a lot of fun and make something out of it,” says Artistic Light, a company that has been producing watercolor prints since 1999.
“They’re really interested in getting into the world of water colors and being able get creative with it.
They’re looking to create new ideas.”
When the tradition of watercolour began in the early 1900s, many artists were working from their home, and some of the most popular artists who came out of this tradition were watercolor artists like George S. Miller, John Singer Sargent and Henry Mancini.
“In the early ’60s, there was an art movement called ‘the renaissance of water’ that was a real movement in art,” says Sarah Jones, director of the exhibition, Creative Light.
“There were artists who were interested in painting water and watercolor in a more formal way, and this was something they were interested of working with.
And they wanted to have some fun, because they knew that they were going to get their work appreciated and appreciated in the same way that they got their work published.”
This trend was also a popular response to the popularity and affordability of home painting, which allowed artists to paint their homes for less money.
“You had a whole cottage industry of home art painting,” says Jones.
“And it was very exciting because artists were able to be able to get creative, because people weren’t paying so much money for their art.”
While it’s not always easy to get a job in the home art world, it was easier than ever for some artists to get involved with the home watercolor scene.
“A lot of people wanted to work in the studio,” says Matt Leacock, the artistic director at the Watercolour Museum in New York.
“Some of the more recent artists, like Mancino, had a studio, so there was a big need for that.
They were really happy to do that because it allowed them to work on the paintings and create new paintings.”
For some artists, it also meant a chance to pursue the watercoloring craft more deeply, with more control.
“I don’t think it’s a coincidence that a lot more people are doing creative watercoloration now,” says Leacocks partner in the exhibition Artistic Lights.
“We think of water as a paintbrush, a brush to paint, a light source, but it’s actually a very complicated and very powerful tool.
You can use it for a whole variety of things.”
The popularity of water paint was also driven by the advent of the computer, which helped bring more attention to the art form and the process of water color painting.
“Artists were able a lot quicker to create watercolor paintings,” says Mancinos Artistic Lighting partner in New Yorks Watercolor Gallery, David J. Jones.
These artists were using computer technology to get the most out of their watercolor work, which they were then able to sell to the public.
“Now we’ve got a whole world of online businesses for people to sell their paintings to,” says L.D. Jones, the Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art.
“So you have a whole new market for people who can make money off of this art form.”
For many, the idea of making a living from painting water is a dream come true.
“Water is such an incredible thing,” says Lee Jones, Artistic Manager at Creative Light, “and it’s such an important part of life.
It’s really fun and exciting. “
But for me, painting water with water is like a dream coming true.
It’s really fun and exciting.
I can’t wait to see the kids and the kids’ families, and the children’s friends, and their families come out and enjoy the water