Brenda Swenson

Brenda Swenson

Brenda Swenson is the artist-author of two books, Keeping a Watercolor Sketchbook (Finalist, Award of Excellence) and Steps to Success in Watercolor. Her artwork has been featured in Splash 11, 12, 14 & 19,
Artistic Touch 4, Creative Freedom, Watercolor Artist, Watercolor Magazine, Watercolor Highlights, Wheels of Time, Plein Air Magazine
and numerous other publications. She has two instructional DVD’s on painting and sketching techniques. Brenda has achieved signature status in WW, NWWS, and SDWS. An active participant in the arts community she has served on the board of directors for the National Watercolor Society and Watercolor West. She is in demand to demonstrate and teach her painting techniques to groups nationwide and abroad.

BOOKS
Splash 19: Illusion of Light, 2018, North Light Books, Contributor
Complete Guide to Watercolour, 2016, Quarto Publishing, Contributor
Painting in Watercolor, The Indispensable Guide, 2016, Firefly, Contributor
Incite 2, 2014, North Light Books, Contributor
Creative Freedom, 2013, North Light Books, Contributor
An Illustrated Journey, 2013, Contributor
Splash 14: Light and Color, 2013, North Light Books, Contributor
Splash 12: Celebrating Artistic Vision, 2011, North Light Books, Contributor
Splash 11: New Directions, 2010, North Light Books, Contributor
Artistic Touch 4, 2010, Contributor
Step to Success in Watercolor, Artist & Author, Walter Foster Publication, 2007
80 Watercolor Painting References, Walter Foster Publication, 2006, Contributor
Keeping a Watercolor Sketchbook, Artist & Author, Walter Foster Publication, 2005, Award of
Excellence Finalist 2006
MAGAZINES & PUBLICATIONS
Watercolor Artist Magazine, “Use Your Words” Feature July/August 2018
Watercolor Artist Magazine, “The World is Your Studio, June 2015
Plein Air Magazine, “Illustrating Journeys with Watercolor”, Dec/Jan 2012
Watercolor Artist Magazine, “Positive/Negative” Creativity Workshop column, 10-2011
Watercolor Artist Magazine,”Litt

Courses Taught