"The Escoda Versatil brushes give me the control I need when I paint the details in the silver, crystal and other highly complex part of my realistic approach to watercolor. These brushes are the core of what I use every day."
Laurin McCracken, AWS, NWS, WHS is a realist watercolorist. His approach to still life painting emulates that of the Dutch and Flemish still life painters of the 16th and 17th centuries. His paintings have won multiple awards and have been included in competitive and invited exhibitions around the world. He is well known as a teacher that works closely with his students to help them improve their painting techniques while learning many intriguing things about the art and techniques of watercolor.