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

Spring Show Chroma! Opening

Twin Cities based artist, Carl Oltvedt , will judge the paintings accepted into the MNWS 2021 Spring Inclinations Exhibition. Carl Oltvedt works full-time as an artist in a variety of painting and drawing media.  He relocated to the Twin Cities following

February Virtual Demo Artist – Catherine Hearding

Catherine Hearding has more than 40 years of experience painting in watercolor. She earned a BA degree in zoology and botany from the University of Montana (1974). Catherine designed and marketed a line of watercolor notecards from 1974 until 1990.

January Virtual Demo Artist – Georgia Kandiko

Georgia Kandiko is familiar with entering her work in exhibits. Each show has a list of rules for entry (a prospectus) that tells what kinds of work are being accepted, how they must be displayed for this show, dates and