Upcoming Workshops!

To help you with your future planning, here is a list of upcoming UWS workshops!   Fall & Spring UWS workshops David Smith, AWS, NWS UWS Spring 2020 Workshop Dates:  May 4-8, 2020 Registration and info coming soon! Images below ©David Smith   Laurie Goldstein Warren UWS Fall 2020 Workshop:  “Painting Glass Still Life in…

Recap: Betsy Dillard Stroud Workshop – UWS Spring 2019

Many thanks to our Spring juror and workshop instructor Betsy Dillard Stroud. The workshop challenged artists to use a variety of experimental materials. For those who usually work exclusively with watercolor, we were challenged to also work with acrylics. We were also challenged to work always on a full sheet of watercolor paper every day….

RECAP: Roland Lee Mini Workshop

Roland Lee UWS Mini Workshop March 22-23, 2019 “Light Up Your Landscapes” As advertised, Roland Lee’s workshop was “designed to help artists become better interpreters of the landscape”. Along with his two sons Jon and Jim, Roland created an atmosphere for a great workshop with patience and encouragement. He is “super organized & well put…

UWS Mini Workshop: Roland Lee

NOTE: Workshop is full. Contact Sandy Sleeper for wait list. Mini workshop with Roland Lee:  March 22-23, 2019 This workshop is designed to help artists become better interpreters of the landscape by learning to see what nature does to catch our attention. Our role is not to duplicate nature but to create new images based…

RECAP: Bruce Robertson & Shelley Young Mini Workshop

In Bruce Robertson’s and Shelley Young’s January Mini Workshop called ”Light and Life: Painting the Figure in Watercolor,” we learned about gesture drawings, and the importance of quickly sketching the subject to capture “living figures” on paper.  We were forced to work outside our comfort zones leading to many mistakes and failures.  Failures always led…