And what Susie does with her artistic talent demonstrates her
proficiency in the challenging medium of watercolor. Working with an
unlimited palette, primarily in transparent watercolor, this versatile
artist's skill and technique reflect an uplifting quality that captures the
essence of a subject.
Her meticulously executed paintings cover a wide range of interests
that includes traditionally realistic landscapes, floral, wildlife, cats, and
at times, contemporary abstract nature patterns.
"My talent is God's gift to me ~~ What I do with it is my gift to God."
Susie Short's engaging watercolors glow with a vibrancy that is enhanced by her love
for the beauty of God's creation.
Susie attributes her passion for watercolor to Warren Hunter, her great uncle, who introduced
her to this evasive medium. Fascinated by the challenge and spontaneity that watercolor
offered, Susie eagerly sought training with many top watercolorists from across the U.S. A
breadth of study with more than twenty well known artists over three decades have influenced
and contributed to the development of her unique freedom of style.
Susie's watercolor paintings have been selected and have merited numerous top awards in
regional, national, and international competitions. Her paintings have been exhibited in solo and
group exhibitions and are included in a growing number of private, public, and corporate
collections world wide.
Susie's versatility and energetic dedication to learn and encourage others has made her popular
among both art instructors and student artists. An enthusiastic teacher, Susie enjoys sharing her
knowledge and love for watercolor by conducting art classes and workshops. She is also
available for club demonstrations and lectures, and most recently has ventured into offering
instructional video workshops on DVD to afford others the opportunity to experience the wonder
Visit: Susie's Splashes & Splatters Watercolor Blog
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