Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons
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October 2018 Michael Holter Workshop
Creating Watercolor Portraits from Photos
WASH Meeting and Demonstration
October Members Meeting and Demonstration - 10/08/2018, 7:00 pm
WASH is excited to present a demonstration by Michael Holter. In addition, he will be presenting a workshop titled "Creating Watercolor Portraits from Photos from October 6-8, 2018". In this workshop, he will give painters tools to create a well-structured portrait while still allowing for the expressive use of color and brushstroke. Michael is also presenting a three day workshop starting October 6, please contact Kari Bauer at WASHWorkshops@gmail.com
WASH meets on the second Monday of the month except July and August. Meeting times alternate between evening and afternoon. Odd months meet at 1:30PM and even months meet at 7PM. All meetings are held at Sacramento Fine Arts Center. For information about our future demonstrators, please click the Monthly Demonstrations and Critiques button in the left menu bar.
WASH 2019 Workshops
Telagio will share his techniques for capturing moods and feels by harnessing the atmospheric look of fog, smoke, steam, headlights at night. All levels of watercolor experience are welcome and will receive individual attention.
Telagio incorporates various atmospheric techniques to create a mood and tell a story. A portrait, figurative and cityscape artist, his works have won awards both locally and internationally. He conducts private and group lessons throughout Northern California.
His website is: http://telagiobap.com/
WASH Members: $70, Nonmembers: $80
A strong advocate of "less is more", Michael demonstrates ways to simplify and work quickly and decisively to capture the essence of a scene. He covers painting with a limited palette, dynamic color mixing, and use of light, and value to describe form.
Michael has won numerous awards and his watercolors have been exhibited nationally and internationally, in shows and numerous publications. He is a signature member of AWS, MWS, Watercolor West and the California Watercolor Association
His website is: http://www.mreardon.com/
WASH Members: $325, Nonmembers: $375
WASH Scholarship Information
2018 WASH Scholarship
WASH has been privileged to recognize students who are pursuing a college art degree and who are interested in water media. We are pleased to recognize Emma LaRoe this year, we will be presenting her with a $1,000 scholarship at our meeting on May 14th, please join us for this event. Emma's art work will be on display in the Foyer at the Sacramento Fine Art Center for the month of May.
Emma LaRoe is a senior at Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks. Emma has always had an interest in art. Watercolor and acrylic are her preferred mediums; however she dabbles in portrait sketches, oil paintings and glass art. Emma’s goal is to major in fine art and possibly minor in business, math or liberal arts and to obtain teaching credentials. Her goal is becoming a reality as she was accepted into William Jessup University’s Fine Arts program. After college she plans to become an art teacher either for public/private schools or become an art vendor for home school programs.
Emma also inspires young artists within her community. She indicates teaching, being an inspiration, having fun and being able to create something beautiful is why she wants to become an artist. She shares her love of art with children, teaching a week long summer painting class at her church. Emma exemplified her commitment to the art community by contributing to a district wide annual fundraiser at her high school and helping to create over five hundred small glass sun catchers with her fellow classmates in the Advanced Glass Art class.
Emma is highly recommended by her teachers who are impressed with her creative talent and hard work ethic. They indicate she has not only a strong foundation, but someone who is passionate about art. Her senior year has afforded wonderful opportunities to showcase her beautiful artwork, as well as demonstrate leadership skills. As the Art Club Vice President, she works with her teachers and other officers to offer more creative opportunities to the students on campus.
Emma has been active in pursuing her talent in art. In her art portfolio, she submitted watercolor images indicating her understanding of watercolor techniques, design and creativity. The View of Turkey is her watercolor recreation of a photograph looking down on a city in Turkey. This was her first commissioned painting. Since then she has been commissioned to paint three more watercolors as well as selling an acrylic painting and painting a storefront window.
Please print a scholarship application and cover letter out and give it to a deserving student for consideration. You will find the 2018 WASH Scholarship application at the following link. WASH Scholarship Application
2018 Annual WASH Members Show
The WASH Member Show information has been moved to the Past WASH Events tab. Please look there for the Award Ceremony and 40th Anniversary photographs.
Please support the businesses that sponsor awards for WASH shows. For a list of our sponsors, click on the following link. WASH Sponsor List, Member Show.
Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons membership is open to active artists who are devoted to the watercolor medium and work to promote an atmosphere of inspiration, encouragement and creative growth through understanding. Meetings are held the second Monday of each month except July and August, and provide lectures, demonstrations, workshops, paintouts, critiques for members and visits to artist's studios. Annual scholarships are presented by WASH to worthy high school art students. WASH sponsors two annual major exhibitions, one exclusively for members and the other open to all watercolorists as well as other exhibits throughout the year.
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Click the "Join Us" botton on the top right menu to download an application to join WASH. Please note that SFAC and WASH Membership is based on the club year and runs from January to December.