THE WEDNESDAY STUDIO

Watercolor and Pastel Artists at CHAW

Birds Flock in for June Draw-a-Bird Day

June 9, 2022 · 2 Comments

Honoring Ukraine with Birds on April Draw-a-Bird Day

This month we wanted to pay tribute to Ukraine, and to its people who are so unjustly suffering. All of the birds in this blog post are birds of Ukraine.

April 10, 2022 · 1 Comment

October DAB-Day features 11 United States birds now extinct

We mourn the permanent loss to the world of 11 species of birds now listed as extinct. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made the announcement in the past week. Seven of … Continue reading

October 10, 2021 · 3 Comments

Ellen Cornett featured in new exhibit at Hill Center, September 15 – December 31

Nineteen pieces of Ellen Cornett’s story-telling art are on display at the Hill Center Galleries in Washington, DC. All of the art is shown online at this link, with dimensions … Continue reading

September 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

Ellen Cornett has one-woman show on view now

Ellen’s new exhibit, “Into the Woods” has 37 of her drawings on display. The Black Rock Gallery, which is hosting the online show, correctly calls Ellen’s work “meticulously detailed drawings.” … Continue reading

September 22, 2020 · 1 Comment

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 · 3 Comments

Making art every day: the faithful few

You may remember that for 2020 a number of us in the Wednesday Studio committed to spending at least 15 minutes on art every day. That 15 minutes could be … Continue reading

March 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

March birds arrive to cheer up the halt and the lame

This month several submissions for Draw-a-Bird Day are sporting purple casts. This was a huge and delightful surprise to me, as I, too, have had a purple cast on my … Continue reading

March 9, 2020 · 3 Comments

Ellen Cornett chosen for Hirshhorn Museum exhibit

All summer Ellen has been contributing to an exhibit of charcoal drawings at the Hirshhorn Museum. Yes. THE Hirshhorn Museum. The museum selected Ellen and 14 other artists to draw … Continue reading

July 25, 2019 · 1 Comment

‘Hill Rag’ features Ellen Cornett art on cover

The monthly Hill Rag is one of the icons of the Capitol Hill community—like Eastern Market, Union Station, the Hill Center, and Frager’s. So when the July 2019 issue showed … Continue reading

July 18, 2019 · Leave a comment