Steve Hanks is considered to be one of the best watercolor artists working representing the realism movement. He is particularly specializing at painting portraits of women and children creatively using the lights. His paintings are always made with great attention to details and to the color range. His subjects are mainly children and women that are always central in the picture. The artists can capture the slightest face expression and the glowing of the eyes.
In one of his interviews he states: “I’ve tried to be responsible and put positive images out into the world. I hope that my work brings comfort, pleasure and insight into people’s lives.”