Watercolor and Pastel Artists at CHAW

New species among the birds for October DAB-Day

I love the birds that flew in this month! Here they are.  

October 9, 2018 · 2 Comments

Four Wednesday Studio members have work in new CHAL juried show

The Wednesday Studio is once again well represented in a show sponsored by the Capitol Hill Art League. What’s more, Wednesday Studio member Nancy Arbuthnot took second place! For the … Continue reading

October 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Marian Wiseman creates watercolor profusion of spring flowers

In this post, I describe how I went about creating a watercolor of flowers for my sister. My painting is currently part of the show “Summer Work” at the CHAW Gallery, 545 7th … Continue reading

September 25, 2018 · 4 Comments

Lynne Mallonee Schlimm captures the essence of her dog, Hershey, in watercolor

Editor’s note: In this post, Lynne shares some studies and early versions of her painting of her dog, Hershey. The final version, Yellow Ball, is currently part of the show “Summer Work” at … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Wan Lee describes how he used watercolor pouring technique in painting Mississippi River rocks

Editor’s note: In this post, Wan describes how he went about creating his watercolor of rocks in the Mississippi River. His painting is currently part of the show “Summer Work” at the CHAW … Continue reading

September 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nancy Arbuthnot combines watercolor and poetry to portray timelessness in time and tide

Editor’s note: In this post, Nancy describes her process and challenges in rendering, in words and paint, the timelessness of a gull amid shimmering ripples. Her resulting work of art is currently part … Continue reading

September 17, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tara Hamilton’s tulip painting is an exercise in contemplation and mindfulness

Editor’s note: In this post, Tara shares how she went about creating her watercolor of tulips after seeing a mass of tulips in a photograph. Her painting is currently part of the show … Continue reading

September 15, 2018 · Leave a comment