UWS Dec 2018 Member Meeting

December Member Meeting & Holiday Social Tuesday, December 4, 2018 7:00p Please join us for a presentation from Blick Art Materials on new forms of water media and ways to use them. Bring a POT LUCK item to share! Want to participate in the annual gift exchange? Bring an ORIGINAL 5×7 painting (with mat) or an…

UWS Fall 2020 Workshop: Laurie Goldstein-Warren, TWSA

Coming  Fall of 2020! Laurie Goldstein-Warren, TWSA October 5-9, 2020 Click here to visit Laurie’s website Look for registration information and details in late summer 2020. (Images ©Laurie Goldstein-Warren)    

UWS Spring 2020 Workshop: David R. Smith, AWS

  Coming  Spring of 2020! David R. Smith, AWS May 4-8, 2020 Click here to visit David’s website Look for registration information and details in early 2020. (Images ©David R. Smith)    

WFWS 44th Annual Exhibition 2019

44th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition (2019) Above: Featured Painting by Ian Ramsey All entries are in!   Entry information and images have been received by SDWS successfully. Good luck to all UWS members who participated! Notifications of acceptance will come out in January 2019.   UWS 2018 Award winners pictured below: May 1…

UWS Fall 2019 Workshop: Frank Francese, NWS

Coming Fall of 2019! Frank Francese, NWS September 30 – October 4, 2019 Click here to visit Frank’s website Look for registration information and details in late Summer 2019. (Images ©Frank Francese)    

UWS President’s Message Dec 2018

I enjoy getting gifts as much as anyone.  However, as I think back on holidays I have enjoyed throughout the years, I don’t remember too many of the Christmas gifts I have received. Some of the most valuable gifts of this life have been experiences and the memories of them. Remarkably, I have managed to…

RECAP: Brian Thayne Workshop

UWS November 2018 Mini Workshop How to Paint Water with Brian Thayne The relaxed atmosphere of Brian Thayne’s Mini Workshop took some of the stress out of learning to paint water. He reinforced the idea that your drawing is the most important part of any painting – it helps you to see. An artist can…

UWS-CVC Nov/Dec President’s Message 2018

Hello Fellow Watercolor Friends, November is settling in and the days are getting much shorter.  There is something about the change of seasons that spurs my creativity.  I have been thinking about what little gem of encouragement I can share with you and the thought that keeps coming to mind is take a little time…

UWS Nov 2018 Member Meeting: Brian Thayne

November meeting RECAP: Brian Thayne from Midway joined us as the UWS presenter on Tuesday, November 6th and did a great demo of a girl on a horse. He shared some tips about how to paint water and save your whites and showed us how to do a layered buildup of colors and even shared…