Welcome to :iconwatercolorists: for the final Feature of 2015, our picks for the best pictures submitted in December!

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Thanks to all who have shared your artwork with us during the past year and thanks too to our esteemed visitors. I hope you enjoy seeing what we've chosen as the best of the month at watercolorists. We wish you all the very best for a Happy and Prosperous New Year!

Aurora Borealis II by knight-of-sand

A little Inuit girl and an arctic fox under the northern lights is a marvelous winter image. The colors and detail are  charming.

self by Dugolynn
self by Dugolynn

Using just red, blue and gray (or is it black?) the artist has used a simple palette and strong brushwork to make a bold statement.

Gremlin by tomoyo696
Gremlin by tomoyo696

The sweet character portrayed with skillfully executed drawing and a mixture of high contrast colors makes this a fine example of how to characterize a beloved pet.

Couldn't Sleep by tuliipiie
Couldn't Sleep by tuliipiie

High contrast colors, excellent drawing and a remarkable expression on the character's face all go to make this a very compelling picture.

The Language of flowers by Vasylissa
The Language of flowers by Vasylissa

Drawn and detailed, colored with a tender sensibility this flower girl is a beautiful harbinger of the season that follows winter.

Lekkosc/Delicacy by stokrotas
Lekkosc/Delicacy by stokrotas

This is a wonderful example of the effects that can be depicted when an artist has mastered wet in wet techniques. The dancers are vibrant and beautiful.

Golden Dragon by Enijoi
Golden Dragon by Enijoi

The crisp lines and muted, albeit rich, colors all serve to enhance the features and expression of both characters.

Cidre et Dragon Proposition Affiche 2016 by UnAutreLapin
Cidre et Dragon   Proposition Affiche 2016 by UnAutreLapin

The remarkable combination of a masterful still life painting with a young dwarf fighting off a dragon is both fascinating and stunning.

Mr. Childermass by LucioCrescent
Mr. Childermass by LucioCrescent

In an illustration from Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, the artist has portrayed the magical and moody atmosphere of that magnificent pseudo Victorian novel.

Chicken Little by richardcgreen
Chicken Little by richardcgreen

Using an integrated palette and having the sensitivity to know when to let the paint and plastic wrap to become acquainted the artist provides a ground for further invention. This is a fine example of his work.


Please do remember to vote for your favorite.

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9Orbitals-7Spaces Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
congratulation !!
LucioCrescent Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016
I'm so flattered that you featured my work! Thank you so much!
Vasylissa Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016
Thanks for feature  :)))
Bunny Emoji-30 (I'm cute) [V2] 
Dugolynn Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
So Cool !
UnAutreLapin Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2016
So many thanks for the nomination!
And a happy new yeeeeaaaaar !
tuliipiie Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you very much for featuring my painting, and your critique. i appreciate it! happy new year :)
stokrotas Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2016
Thank You :)
tomoyo696 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for featuring me :-D I really appreciate this :-)
richardcgreen Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the FEATURE!
I am most definitely honored!
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