THE WEDNESDAY STUDIO

Watercolor and Pastel Artists at CHAW

The Wednesday Studio uncovers the beauty of thistles

Ellen Cornett recently sent us a photograph of a six-foot thistle she had seen on her daily walk. Several of us accepted the challenge to render it in art somehow. … Continue reading

September 13, 2020 · 2 Comments

September Draw-a-Bird Day brings just stunning bird art!

I’m sure you’ll agree that these birds are really wonderful.

September 10, 2020 · 1 Comment

Linda Norton keeps the hits coming this summer.

Here are some beautiful pieces that Linda Norton has created this summer. This first one is a scene in the Eastern Market neighborhood that we here on Capitol Hill are … Continue reading

September 5, 2020 · Leave a comment

Having fun with knives: Capitol Hill Art League challenge

“Knives Out” was the theme of the August challenge of the Capitol Hill Art League. Each month this spring and summer the league has invited its members to submit art … Continue reading

September 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Nine birds and one bird wannabe fly in for August DAB-Day.

As always, I love this month’s birds.

August 9, 2020 · 2 Comments

Another great bird for July DAB-Day!

As it turns out, I accidentally left out two (count ’em TWO!) birds that had flown in to be part of the July Draw-a-Bird Day flock. Apologies to Pat Evans, … Continue reading

July 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

Toucan wants to be part of DAB-Day!

Apologies, apologies, to Carolyn Rondthaler who had sent me a photo of this beautiful bird she painted for the Draw-a-Bird Day post for July, but I accidentally omitted him. He … Continue reading

July 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

July Draw-a-Bird Day has huge variety

I love seeing so many differences in the birds that people submit for DAB-Day. Not only different birds, but also the differing media and approaches. Here are the July birds!

July 9, 2020 · 2 Comments

Tara Hamilton earns Honorable Mention award in Potomac Valley Watercolorists show

Congratulations to Tara for her outstanding watercolor, Vibernum, awarded Honorable Mention in the summer online exhibit of the Potomac Valley Watercolorists. The entire online exhibit of 162 gorgeous watercolor paintings … Continue reading

July 1, 2020 · 1 Comment

Five Wednesday Studio artists’ works chosen for art league exhibit

The Capitol Hill Art League just opened a new exhibit, with the very timely theme, “Meltdown.” The juror, John Coppola, chose 29 works for the show, including five submitted by … Continue reading

June 29, 2020 · 2 Comments