Steve Hanks Biography:
Steve Hanks 1949-2015
Steve Hanks, the premiere artist working today in the technically demanding field of realistic watercolor figure painting, passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 from complications of treatment for cancer.
His astonishing realism came from a skillful control of washes, edges and layers, and his knowledge of the properties of water and pigment.
"Now I understand how to gain control by letting go,' he said in his 2006 book, Moving On. "I just want to be part of the ride.'  >>click here for more