Between 1886 and 1942, the US Department of Agriculture commissioned watercolorists to document the food from farms and orchards.
Watercolor: A History features over 300 dazzling, full-color illustrations, all specially printed on Munken paper to capture the intensity and texture of the original works.
In a new exhibition, the Chinese artist Guo Hongwei uses watercolor to vividly depict nature’s forms — and gently tease the eye.
The initiative has already digitized 80,000 images, categorized and made searchable to the public.
Teku Studios spent four years hand-painting a watercolor world for their game Candle, in which players decode puzzles through clues embedded in the art.
In 2013, the National Gallery of Art began digitizing their enormous collection of roughly 18,000 watercolors from the Index of American Design.