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In the Fall 2022 issue of Watercolor Artist Magazine, we featured these inspiring words on the magic of watercolor from artist Chien Chung-Wei
After many years painting in watercolor, celebrated artist Chien Chung-Wei has learned a thing or two about how to make the most of this magical medium. Take his statements on beauty, artistry and technique and infuse your own painting practice with renewed energy—and do so with the heart of an explorer for, as Chung-Wei tells us, “Watercolor favors the adventurer!”
On Watercolor …
On Beauty …
On Technique …
On Failure & Success …
Meet the Artist
Taiwanese artist Chien Chung-Wei was born in 1968. He earned a Masters degree in Fine Art at the National Taiwan Normal University. Over the years, he has won many awards in international competitions and has the dinstinction of becoming the first artist from Taiwan to earn Signature Membership and a Dolphin Fellowship with the American Watercolor Society. He teaches watercolor in Taiwan and also offers instructional watercolor workshops worldwide. Follow the artist on social media at facebook.com/hibariprince and on Instagram @chien_chung_wei.
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