James Turner LIVE! May 12th, 2022 Hopkins Center for the Arts

 Jim Turner took up watercolor painting seriously about 25 years ago, teaching at Minnetonka Center for the Arts, the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, and has done workshops for the Minnesota Watercolor Society and other local societies He has won multiple awards

2022 Spring Exhibition: Spring Forth! Zoom Opening Show

See YouTube Promo Here! 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

March Live Demo

www.danwiemer.com Dan Wiemer is obsessed with design, negative shape making, and the ruggedness of the north.  His career path has evolved from graphic designer, to illustrator, to painter – which was the same career path of the Group of Seven, Canadian artists who Dan studied and admires.  Dan’s hallmark is

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

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

May Virtual Demo Artist – Pam Luer – Nature Sketchbooks

 Pam Luer’s Nature sketchbooks are things of beauty.  Her finely drawn nature themes nestle within loose backgrounds amid washes of textured color. These sketchbooks are jewel-like works of art. But that’s not how she thinks of them. Pam likes to