February Live Demo

Suzanne Shaff  www.shaffphotography.com The Cuban Portrait Painting Project:     Adapting Heart-Head-Hand to Imperial-Sized Watercolor Painting There is more to painting on an Imperial-sized sheet of watercolor paper (29.5”x41”) than just making everything bigger. It’s a qualitatively different painting experience. When

January Virtual Demo

Painting in an Illusionary (ghostlike) Manner Demonstrator:  Karen Knutson www.karenknutson.com    Karen will demonstrate how to have clean colors, and how to make objects ghost-like.  This will be a limited color watercolor.  Several tricks make this an easy process, but

2022 Spring Exhibition: Spring Forth!

It’s time to get ready to enter the MNWS 2022 juried show, “Spring Forth”! We are looking forward to seeing all of the fabulous paintings our members have been busy creating. It’s always great fun to see all the work

Jeannie McGuire Workshop

One spot left! register here Jeannie McGuire, a Pittsburgh-based watercolor artist, strives to invoke individual interpretation through her artwork, which impressively utilizes a free application of paint and stylistic forms of expression. McGuire uses her own photography, acquired snapshots and

December Virtual Demo – Wet Paint

Wet Paint Artist’ Materials and Framing staffers, Liz Carlson and Virginia McBride will give an overview of watercolor supplies from the Basic to the Esoteric plus a few special Holiday Surprises that are exclusive to your favorite neighborhood art supply

Fall Show “Lost in Paint” Awards Ceremony

“Lost in Paint” Award Ceremony We pleased to announce that CeCeile Hartleib, an accomplished representational artist who has been painting professionally since the early 1980s will judge the 2021 Fall Member Exhibition.  Hartleib has taught plein-air landscape for The Atelier

Dan Mondloch Workshop

Live Watercolor Workshops are Back! Make leaps in your painting ability with Dan Mondloch as your guide. Dan helps take the mystery out of painting in his workshops. Of course, it’s still challenging—which is part of the fun—but the visual

2021 Fall Exhibition: Lost in Paint

            Exhibition Schedule Registration opens:        Tuesday, August 3, 2021 Registration closes:        Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Painting drop-off:            Tuesday, September 28 from 10 am – 1 pm ONLY* Award Ceremony:           Thursday, October 14 from 6:30 pm

MNWS Workshop Pam Wenger

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: The Workshop is full, if there are cancelations members will be notified via Facebook and email. Learn to paint portraits in watercolor in a spontaneous style that involves minimal layering and the use of transparent colors. The 2