THE WEDNESDAY STUDIO

Watercolor and Pastel Artists at CHAW

Fran Tomlinson describes process she used in complex pastel

Editor’s note: In this post, Fran describes how she went about creating her pastel of Joy playing the piano. Her pastel is currently part of the show “Summer Work” at the CHAW Gallery, … Continue reading

September 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Four artists from Wednesday Studio in show at Gallery O

Tara Hamilton, Vince Iannocchione, Eileen Leahy, and Martha Pope have work in a show that opened Friday night at Gallery O, a gallery on H Street in Washington DC, NE. … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Works by Anne and Martha featured at Hill Center

Anne Shields and Martha Pope are among seven artists who are in a new exhibition at the Hill Center Galleries in Washington, DC. The show’s opening reception is this Wednesday, October 19, … Continue reading

October 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Follow Fran, step by step, in creating an amazing portrait

Fran Tomlinson recently finished a pastel portrait of her spouse, Joy, seated at the Knabe baby grand in their home. Joy is an accomplished pianist and loves that baby grand. Once … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Final Sketches from Summer Vacation

When the Wednesday Studio class ended last spring, Ellen  Cornett challenged us to make art every day. Her exhortation worked, and many of us who would have ignored our pencils and … Continue reading

September 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Award-Winning Pastel by Wednesday Studio Artist Martha Pope at Regional Juried Art Show

In a recent post, I reported that a pastel by Martha Pope of the Wednesday Studio had received an Honorable Mention by Juror Eric Denker, who selected the art for … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Presidential hopefuls take animal shapes in Anne Shields’s art

Four pastels by Anne Shields have been accepted in a national juried show sponsored by Touchstone Gallery. The Washingon, DC, exhibition, “Art as Politics,” includes entries ranging from gun violence … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · 1 Comment