The author of Look Closer, Draw Better and Watercolor Is for Everyone, Kateri Ewing is an artist in residence and teacher at the Roycroft Campus in East Aurora, New York. Through her studio teaching and online classes for NBC/Universal’s Bluprint.com, she has introduced thousands of students to drawing in her realistic, nature-centered style. Kateri created three of the top art classes for mybluprint.com—Luminous Watercolor Mixing; See Better, Draw Better; and Start-up Library: Watercolors—which have been among the top performers since their launch dates in 2016 and 2017. Bluprint has released all three of Kateri's classes on DVD and her latest watercolor class through The Great Courses, and her class on The Great Courses has become a bestseller. For her artistic and writing endeavors, she was honored with the 2012 Mary and Gil Stott Award at Roycroft. Her artwork has also won numerous awards in both local and national exhibitions. She uses her class platforms on mybluprint.com and her Patreon virtual classroom to interact with her students, daily. She lives in Western New York. Her website is kateriewing.com.