Tag: watercolor

Southwestern Watercolor Society E-Fundraiser

SWS E-Fundraiser – May 16 – May 24, 2020

The Southwestern Watercolor Society traditionally holds a fundraiser in May to fund awards for the September Membership Show. Generous awards increase the number of artists who will enter and the level of competition, as well as rewarding the competitors. This year, as a result of the …

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Fall Colors: Intermediate Watercolor 4-Week Class at Art Room

Art Room
120 St. Louis Ave #117
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Register at https://artroomfw.org/

Brenda Ciardiello

4-Week Class
Tuesdays | October 1 – 22, 2019
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Designed for students with some watercolor painting experience, this intermediate course will focus on exploring more advanced techniques and compositions in watercolor that center around an Autumnal theme.

The course will …

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Workshop: TOM LYNCH Watercolor Secrets!

Ellis County Art Association is excited to announce a 4-day workshop with TOM LYNCH, October 8-11 in Waxahachie, TX.  Click on this link for more information and to register!


OCTOBER 8 – 11, 2019

4 days packed with information & individual instruction featuring Tom’s unique style of watercolor painting!

Total Fee:  $500*
$250 deposit upon …

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August & September Workshops at the Irving Art Association

Learn from the expertise of local artists sponsored by Irving Art Association! Choose from a variety of media & techniques offered. Note that these sessions are not free — fees are set by the instructor. Click on the links below to find more information about the workshop and to register. Encaustics: Hot Wax Cool Art

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Crystal Nelson: May 1st Demo in Acrylic Inks, Acrylic Paint and Watercolor at the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST)

You are invited to a demonstration by artist Crystal Nelson on May 1st, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St, Denton, TX..

Crystal’s presentation will focus on a technique for creating colorful abstract backgrounds using acrylic ink, fluid acrylics, and liquid watercolor. Images are then “found” and drawn in …

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Mario A Robinson Portrait Painting Watercolor Workshop

This workshop will focus on painting the figure in watercolor. The live model will maintain the same pose for the duration of the workshop. Students will execute a detailed drawing of the model and learn how to employ a monochromatic block-in to properly identify the values of the subject. The class will culminate with …

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Artist Michael Holter Presentation

You are invited to a presentation by Texas artist Michael Holter. Mr. Holter that takes place February 6th, from 6:45 – 9:00 pm at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, TX. Mr. Holter works in both watercolor and oil.

Michael says, “I think of my work as impressionistic. I like to represent people or places …

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MAPPING IT OUT- OCT6 & 7, 2018

with Robert Saslow

Oct. 6 & 7, 2018  9:30am – 4:30pm
Stacy Furniture • 1900 South Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051

Maps are more than guides on “how to get there”. They can be graphic representations of worlds real or imaginary, records of places we have explored or would like to discover, or charts …

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Develop your sketchbook/journaling practice, habits and skills.
Take your sketchbook with you everywhere, capture your savored
moments in pictures and words, and have fun!

Module 1/Day 1 Thursday, 27 SEPT. SKETCHING as a Craft
Module 2/Day 2 Friday, 28 SEPT.  LIGHT, COLOR & SHADOW
Module …

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Fall 2018 Art Classes at The Artists Showplace Gallery

Check out our diverse lineup of fall classes! We offer four-week sessions as well as one-day mini workshops, for students of all levels. For details or to register, visit www.theartistsshowplace.com or call the gallery at 972-233-1223. We are located at 15615 Coit Road, Suite 230, Dallas 75248, at the southwest corner of Coit and …

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54th Annual SWS Member Exhibition call for entries deadline June 30

Southwestern Watercolor Society is pleased to announce it’s 54th Annual Member Exhibition to be held August 30 through September 30, 2017 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson.

Entry is open to members of the Southwestern Watercolor Society (SWS), a nationalorganization based in Dallas and celebrating its’ 54th anniversary, with 400+ members throughout the USA. New members may join …

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Summer Art Classes at Oil & Cotton

817 W. Davis St. #110
Dallas, TX 75208


Oil and Cotton opened in September 2010. Blending an appreciation of the past with current multidisciplinary art practices, our students are invited to engage in the expressive languages of both music and visual art. Our hands-on classes are taught by professionals with …

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Society of Watercolor Artists 2017 International Juried Exhibition


Location: Fort Worth Central Library Atrium Gallery, 500 W. 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX

April 16 – May 27, 2017

Awards Reception: Saturday May 27, 2 to 4 pm

List of artists  http://www.swawatercolor.com/copy-of-2016-international-juried-e-1

Juror – Laurie Goldstein-Warren

AWARDS: $4000 in cash and …

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Acrylic WC Mixed Media Flower Workshop with Sharon Giles May 13

Saturday, May 13 10am – 3pm (one hour for lunch)

Create beautiful abstract flowers!

Start loosely and playfully with transparent watermedia, then create a whimsical design with negative painting and your favorite mark-making tools.


Watermedia – bring your choice of liquid acrylics, acrylic inks, Golden High Flow …

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Spring 2017 Free Basic Classes: Spinning & Knitting and Watercolor

The Irving Art Association
 offers free basic art classes for adults to get you started in art or in a new medium.

The Free Basics Classes follow a progressive sequence where you will learn basic skills via instructor demo/lecture — exercise —-practice. The series is designed for beginners to a particular art medium as well as mid …

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Fall 2017 Workshops & New 2018 Workshops at Artists’ Showplace

Fall 2017 Workshops and newly announced 2018 Workshops at Artists Showplace Gallery. For a description of workshops, see http://theartistsshowplace.com/workshops/.

Secure your spot in our workshops with a $75 deposit (non-refundable).  Register early!  Call 972–233–1223.


15615 Coit Road, Suite 230, Dallas, TX 75248

The Shops at Spanish Village

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Art Exhibit: Fresh Paint | Hailey Herrera

Inspired by the Japanese aesthetic of Wabi-Sabi, in this exhibit of abstract watermedia paintings Hailey Herrera integrates freeform lines and shapes; finding her inspiration from nature and her surroundings. Unless she has a specific theme in mind, she begins with some calligraphic lines without …

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Students of Jo Williams Exhibition

An exhibition of paintings by the students of Jo Williams is currently on display at the Black Box Theatre through May 12th.  The opening reception for the exhibition takes place March 25th from 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm at the PointBank Black Box Theater. The reception is free and open to the public.

The …

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“Splendor of Joy” – Exhibit by Soon Young Warren and Connie Logan Levsen

The New Year ushers in the watercolor paintings of Soon Young Warren, and her student, Connie Logan Levsen. Their show titled, “Splendor of Joy” speaks to the beauty that is found in our ordinary, often taken-for-granted, every day surroundings. Experience a new perspective on a case of soda or the wrapper of a piece …

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2017 Workshops at Artists’ Showplace

2017-workshops-at-the-artists-showplace-gallery (PDF)

To register or for more information, please call 972-233-1223. For workshop descriptions, instructor bios and supply lists, visit http://theartistsshowplace.com/.

The Artists Showplace Gallery

15615 Coit Road #230, Dallas, Texas 75248 (Southwest corner of Coit and Arapaho in the Shops at Spanish Village)

2017 Workshops at The Artists Showplace Gallery

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Patsy Lindamood Wildlife Art Exhibit at the West Irving Library

Irving Art Association is honored to present the Patsy Lindamood Wildlife Art Exhibit at the West Irving Library Dec. 4, 2016 through Jan. 8, 2017.The Library is located at 4444 W. Rochelle in Irving (near the intersection of Rochelle & Esters.)

Patsy is an IAA member and frequent winner in IAA’s Texas & Neighbors and Animal Art exhibits. …

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Desoto Art League hosts monthly art activities & demonstrations

The Desoto Art League now meets the second Saturday of the month.

We have returned to the nice light and comfortable space of the Desoto Presbyterian Church, meeting time 2 – 4 p.m.

212 W Pleasant Run Rd, DeSoto, TX 75115

There is close parking including handicap spots, kitchen access (because we do enjoy …

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Artist Judy Mason at the VAST November 3rd Meeting

You are invited to a presentation by Artist Judy Mason at the VAST November Meeting November 3rd, from 7 – 9 p.m., at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 East Hickory St, Denton, TX.

Judy Mason’s Artist Statement: “It is my belief and experience that the most intriguing avenues of understanding are introduced by chance. …

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Sharon Serrago demo for Society of Watercolor Artists Oct. 17

Sharon Serrago is a local area artist, teaching weekly watercolor and acrylic classes at her studio in Richardson, TX. As her teaching strength lies in design and color theory, her classes always focus on strong fundamentals. Sharon’s ability to quickly spot problem areas in paintings and her adeptness at offering solutions has caught the eye of many art …

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