UWS FYI eBlast June 2022

Utah Watercolor SocietyJune BlastLots of good stuff in this blast, so take a look!‌ BRINGING THE YEAR TO AN ENDby Sherry Meidell It’s been a great year to be president of the Utah Watercolor Society. We’ve had amazing presenters at the member meetings; we’ve had talented national artists come in to do workshops and jury…

May 2022 Blast

Utah Watercolor Society May BlastTime to get outside and get painting!Lots of opportunities and goodinformation in this blast.Be sure to read to the end.‌ Giving Backby Sherry MeidellI spent last night at an elementary school with my arms up to my elbows in water and dye. My husband and I were helping students make sketchbooks…

Utah Watercolor Society April Blast

Time to get outside and get painting!Lots of opportunities and goodinformation in this blast.Be sure to read to the end. Spring Flowers by Doyle Geddes Continuing your Education by Sherry MeidellThere are many ways to continue your education in art. In fact that’s what I find so fascinating with art is the ability to increase…

UWS Cache Valley Chapter President’s Message for Spring 2022

Watercolorists often have different preferences for brushes. Some of us believe it’s important to use high quality brushes, others are comfortable using throw-away brushes from a hobby store. I’ve always leaned towards the latter view. My brushes tend to be cheap. I love feeling free to abuse them or work them against the paper in…

Utah Watercolor Society March Blast

MarchBlast President’s Message: Synergism by Sherry Meidell The definition of synergism is the interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects . That means if you work together you are more powerful than you would be working separately….

UWS Cache Valley February 2022 President’s Message

We spent the holidays in northern Minnesota where my wife’s family lives. They’re located just south of the Canadian border not far from International Falls. If you follow the winter weather, you’ll know that International Falls often competes with Peter Sinks at the top of Logan Canyon for the coldest temperature in the lower 48….

UWS CVC December 2021 President’s Message

Not long ago I got especially frustrated while learning some music – nearly frustrated enough to toss it in the trash and quit. To make things worse, everyone around me seemed to be picking it up so easily. They were obviously born with some hidden talent that I don’t have! One day after an especially…

UWS Cache Valley Chapter President’s Message

Aug 31 As I begin my term as President of the Cache Valley Chapter of UWS, I can’t help but feel a mixof excitement and apprehension.Last year was probably the most topsy-turvy year that any of us would care to experience due tothe covid pandemic. Yet from a personal perspective, I’d say that there was…

UWS FYI eBlast -Summer 2021

Utah Watercolor SocietySeptemberBlast President’s Little Bitsa message from Sherry Meidell So I get my paints out and spray them to life. I pull out a sheet of 300 lb. hot press. I put pencil in hand and warm up my sketching arm. The sun is shining in my studio window and I…… the phone rings….