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Friday, November 29, 2013

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Alexandr Votsmush Painting

Arush Votsmush, he is also known as Alexander Shumtsov


A fun demo by Votsmush here: http://youtu.be/V77y4CkyLvk

Cheng-Khee Chee in Art Magazines

Cheng-Khee Chee, Associate Professor Emeritus of the University of Minnesota, is a Dolphin Fellow of the American Watercolor Society, signature member of the National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America (Master Status), Watercolor USA Honor Society and many others.

These months you can read some articles written by the artist:
About a crinkling technique in October/November The Artist Magazine (USA)

Cheng-Khee Chee. Spring Stroll. 56x76 cm.

About his saturated wet technique in the International Artist Magazine (Australia)

Cheng-Khee Chee. Koi 98 #1. 75x102 cm.

You can learn more about Cheng-Khee Chee Art from his site

Chronicles of Shenzhen Biennial 2013-2014

Some photos from the work of the jury of the International Shenzhen Biennial 2013.

Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial Jury - John Salminen (USA)

Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial Jury - David Taylor (Australia)

Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial Jury - Liu Shouxiang (China)

Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial Jury - Thomas Plunkett (UK)

Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial Jury - Andy Wood (UK)

Shenzhen International Watercolor Biennial Jury - Lu Hong (China)

David Taylor, Zhou Tianya, John Salminen, D.Taylor`s wife

Slipping into the Shadows. AngusMcewan (UK)

Shenzhen International Watercolor Prize (Best of Show_ShaoYuhao)

Shenzhen Watercolour Biennial (GoldMedal_ZhaoJitong)

Shenzhen (Silver_Yang Jiyi)

New Record!

Total page views of my blog http://sterkhovart.blogspot.ru/ crossed the amount of 500 000! 
Let`s go for 1000 000!

Konstantin Sterkhov. A Ball for Bob. 28x36 cm. 2013

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Some of the Russian Watercolors

Oktai Alizarov

Galina Gomzina

Evgenia Trifonova

Ilya Gorgots

Igor Moseychuk

Sergey Aldoushkin

Results of the Contest Art Bridge 2014

A brand new website of the St.Petersburg Watercolor Society just has announced the results of ART-BRIDGE-WATERCOLOR-2013 INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION.

http://www.watercolorspb.ru/news/items/14/

The International Jury Board:
Robert Wade (Australia)
Janine Gallizia (France)
Nicholas Simmons (USA)
The Russian Jury Board:
Jury Moudrov
Yury Shevchik
Nina Dyakova
Konstantin Sterkhov
Andrey Korolchouk
Natalia Ozerova
Mikhail Zenkin

1st Prize - Liu Yi "Swan"


2nd Prize - Eugeniy Doubitskiy "Siberia. November"


3rd Prize - Zhou Tianya "Tibetan Bride"

Other categories
PORTRAIT
First place – Asiya Ganieva  /Russia/  for the picture VILLAGE ACCORDIONIST

STILL LIFE
First place – Marina Lesova  /Russia/  for the picture FLOWERS

CITYSCAPEFirst place – Iain Stewart  /USA/  for the picture TO BROOKLYN BRIDGE
Second place – Amit Kapoor  /India/  for the picture THE PLATFORM
Third place – Pablo Ruben  /Spain/  for the picture VAPORETTO STOP

LANDSCAPE
First place – Rein Mägar  /Estonia/  for the picture WINTER ON THE LOOBU RIVER
Second place – Anna Sokolova  /Russia/  for the picture FROZEN TIME
Third place – Georgii Ivanov  /Russia/  for the picture A CASCADE OF  KIVACH WATERFALL. KARELIA

GENRE WATERCOLOR
First place – Аli Abbas  /Pakistan/  for the picture LAL KI SADAA
Second place – Damien Barbier  /France/  for the picture WINE CELLAR, FRANCE
Third place – Daniel Novotny  /Slovak Republic/  for the picture BEHIND THE CITY WALLS

ABSTRACT WATERCOLOR
First place – Marja Koskiniemi  /Finland/  for the picture PURPLE SKY
Second place – Tansu Ozmen  /Turkey/  for the picture DIRTY GARDEN

IRRATIONAL WATERCOLOR
First place – Thomas W. Schaller  /USA/  for the picture DREAMS OF THE DORDOGNE
Second place – Leysan Pakhmatullina  /Russia/  for the picture DIPTYCH. LOOKING INTO THE SKY. LIST II

MARINA
First place – Burhan Ozer  /Turkey/  for the picture FISHERMAN BOATS
Second place – Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey  /Ghana,West Africa/  for the picture ROMANTIC LIGHT

ANIMALISTIC
First place – Ada Florek  /Poland/  for the picture RINO
Second place – Mohan Jadhav  /India/  for the picture UNTITLED
Third place – Olga Shayunova  /Russia/  for the picture BABA KATYA

Information about the jury members
nicholassimmons.com
https://www.facebook.com/robert.wade.9
http://www.gallizia.be/galerie-de-peintures.aspx
http://sterkhovart.com/