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BOOKS AUTHORED BY PEGGI HABETS
Watercolor Made Easy: Portraits is an instructional book published by Walter Foster Publishing and designed for watercolorists of all levels. It contains 64 pages of advice and information, as well as nine step-by-step portraits. 64 pages, 6 1/2 by 9 1/2".
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The Art of Drawing and Painting Portraits by Peggi Habets, Timothy Chambers, Ken Goldman, and Lance Richlin
With instruction and step-by-step projects from four well-known portrait artists, this all-inclusive book covers everything about portraiture in the most popular drawing and painting media. 144 pages, 9" x 12"
(This book contains excerpts from "Watercolor Made Easy: Portraits" in a larger format)
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PUBLISHED ARTWORK AND ARTICLES
"Four Twenty Two" is included in the 2017 edition of "Splash 18, Value l Light + Dark".
It is available here.
"Dawn" will be included in "Splash 19: Illusion of Light", due out in Spring 2018.
Feature article in December 2016 edition of The Art of Watercolour (25th issue).
Cover and inside article, April 2016 issue of Watercolor Artist.
August 2014 issue of The Art of Watercolour.
December 2013 issue of Pratique des Arts.
November 2012 issue of Pratique des Arts.
- Cover feature: WEAVE magazine, January 2014
- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article, "Artists learn promotion is selling yourself, not selling out", 2014
- Feature article in Pratique des Arts magazine,December 2013
- French watercolor magazine Pratique des Arts magazine, November 2012
- Featured artist for Empty Easel online magazine, August 2011
- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, "Fanfare", June 2012
I have been participating in national and international exhibitions since 2005. Below is a listing of the most recent awards:
- Anne Williams Glushien Award, American Watercolor Society 150th International, 2017
- Combined Donor's Award, National Watercolor Society, 2016
- Merit Award, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's Aqueous International, 2016
- Holbein Award, North East Watercolor Society's 40th Annual, 2016
- McKeague Haley Award, Hawaii Watercolor Society's Open Show, 2016
- Jack Richeson Award, Southwestern Watercolor Open Exhibit, 2016
- First Place, AABC Invitational Butler Art Center, 2016
- Best of Show in Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's Waterworks, 2016
- 3rd Place Award in Watercolor Artist magazine, Watermedia Showcase, 2016
- Winsor Newton Award, Northeast Watercolor Society's International Exhibition, 2015
- Salis/Creative Catalyst Award, Baltimore Watercolor Society's Mid-Atlantic Exhibition, 2015
- President's Choice Award, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's Aqueous International, 2014
- Virginia Watercolor Society Award, Baltimore Watercolor Society's Mid-Atlantic Exhibition, 2014
- Best of Show, AABC Invitational Art Exhibit, Butler Art Center, 2014
- First Place, Merrick Masters Art Exhibition, Merrick Art Gallery, 2014
- Salis International Inspiration Award, Northwest Watercolor Society International Exhibition, 2014
- Award of Merit PWS Aqueous International, 2013
- Canson Award Pikes Peak International Watercolor Exhibition, 2013
- First Place Associated Artists Invitational, 2013
- Ampersand Award of Merit Baltimore Watercolor Society's Mid-Atlantic Exhibition, 2013
- Publisher's Award Art & Beyond Nov/Dec issue, 2012
- Peoples Choice Award Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's Waterworks Exhibition, Fein Art Gallery, 2012
- Second Place Award Watermedia Showcase, featured in the February, 2011 issue of Watercolor Artist magazine
I have been exhibiting regularly at gallery exhibitions nationally and internationally since 2005. Below is a partial listing of the most recent:
- 2017 American Watercolor Society International Exhibition, New York, NY
- 2017 Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition, Germantown, MD
- 2017 Nemacolin Woodlands Resort group and solo exhibitions, Farmingtin, PA
- 2017 Greensburg Art Center Invitational, Greensburgh, PA
- 2016 Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society, Niagara, NY
- 2016 Hawaii Watercolor Society Open Exhibition, Honolulu, HI
- 2016 National Watercolor Society Exhibition, Fountain Valley, CA
- 2016 San Diego Watercolor Society 36th International, San Diego, CA
- 2016 Northeast Watercolor Society's International Exhibition, Kent, CT
- 2016 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's Aqueous International, Pittsburgh, Pa
- 2016 Mid-Atlantic Regional Exhibition, Germantown, MD
- 2016 Shenzhen Watercolour Biennial Travelling Exhibition, Five-city tour, China
- 2015 Shenzhen Watercolour Biennial, Shenzhen, China
- 2015 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society's Aqueous International, Pittsburgh, PA
- 2015 Northeast Watercolor Society's International Exhibition, Kent, CT
- 2015 San Diego Watercolor Society's International Exhibition, San Diego, CA
- 2015 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, Germantown, MD
- 2014 Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Aqueous International, Pittsburgh, Pa
- 2014 AABC Invitational, Butler Art Center, PA
- 2014 Merrick Masters Exhibition, Merrick Art Gallery, PA
- 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, University of Maryland, MD
- 2014 Northwest Watercolor International Exhibition, American Art Company, Tacoma, WA
- 2014 California Watercolor Society's 44th National Exhibition, Olive Hyde Gallery, San Jose, CA
- 2013 Aqueous International Juried Exhibition, Third Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pa
- 2013 Pike's Peak International Watercolor Exhibition, Colorado Springs, Co
- 2013 Baltimore Watercolor Society's Mid-Altantic Exhibition, Baltimore, MD
- 2013 California Watercolor Society's 43rd National Exhibition, Pleasanton, Ca
- 2012 Shanghai Biennial Watercolour Exhibition, Shanghai, China
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Painted watercolor portraits and figures of people by Pittsburgh, Pa artist Peggi Habets