THE WEDNESDAY STUDIO

Watercolor and Pastel Artists at CHAW

Is this peachy enough for you?

In the last post, displaying the squirrels we drew using colored pencil, I should have mentioned that trying this new medium was HARD! I personally found using colored pencil a … Continue reading

October 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

Trying out colored pencil in the Wednesday Studio

As you know, pastels and watercolors are the media that the Wednesday Studio artists use most of the time. But our teacher and leader, Ellen Cornett, has fairly recently been … Continue reading

October 12, 2022 · 2 Comments

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