Imagine Color opened February 5th and featured the watercolor paintings of 20 CMW artists. This art show was on display in the main Great River Arts gallery, 122 First Street SE, downtown Little Falls, Minnesota. Below are some photos from the reception. See more photos on our Facebook page.
Less than 70 days until Spring! Painting by Margaret Werlinger.
We are in an even deeper freeze outside than last month! Hopefully everyone is staying warm.
The newsletter is transitioning to new editors, and you can expect to see some changes to it, including a new name, Watermarks. Look for it in your email and download it here. If you didn’t get a copy of it, let us know.
There are new exhibit opportunities in the area (outside of CMW) and you can read about that on the Opportunities page.
Our February show in Little Falls is detailed in the newsletter and you can read more about it here.
Members have art shows up and around the area. Three of our members will have a show in Little Falls in January. Read more here.
If you have art in a show in the area, let us know!
CMW members enjoyed a demonstration of watercolor techniques by Andy Evansen on Monday, November 11 at our member meeting.
Andy emphasized doing value studies before starting a painting, and displayed several of his own during his demo. His value studies include larger shapes with light, medium and dark tones, painted with one color. He does paintings that seem nearly effortless, but a lot of work goes into their planning, drawing and value studies. You can see a gallery of photos of this demonstration here. There is also a link to an article from Watercolor Artist magazine that highlights Andy Evansen’s techniques. Continue reading →