Laurin McCracken is a realist watercolorist who has put the skills learned over the years as an architect in drawing, photographing and observing to use as a watercolorist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University and a Masters in Architecture and Urban Planning from Princeton University.
McCracken is an award-winning artist whose paintings have been exhibited in juried shows coast to coast including the Philadelphia Watercolor Society, Niagara Frontier Watercolor Society, Pittsburgh Watercolor Society and the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, California Watercolor Society, Watercolor West, Southern Watercolor Society and the American Watercolor Society.
He is a signature member of more than a dozen watercolor societies including the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Southern Watercolor Society, Watercolor Society of Alabama, Texas Watercolor Society, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, Mississippi Watercolor Society, Watercolor Art Society – Houston, and the Louisiana Watercolor Society. He is the former President of the Watercolor Honor Society.
Four Pears on Foil, watercolor on Fabriano 300 pound Soft-Press paper using Daniel Smith Paint and Escoda Brushes
Still Life with Hand-Tied Rug - 28
Black, White, and Red - 38
Silver, Cherries, Pears, & Magnolia - 28
Pears in Plastic - 28
Cloth on the Line - 22
Lomax Still Life #1 - 28