Michael Chaplin is a hugely popular artist and teacher, known best for his appearances on Watercolour Challenge. He has starred in a video of painting tips based on the series, and he has also written numerous articles teaching various watercolour techniques. Mike Chaplin's compositions tell a story. Full of light, texture and mood, they embody everything developing artists struggle to create in their own work. Chaplin studied at the Watford School of Art, followed by a post-graduate course in printmaking at Brighton College of Art.