Central Virginia Watercolor Guild

Combining Camaraderie with Creativity

Lara Call Gastinger

Thank you to our February program presenter, Lara Call Gastinger. Lara shared her wealth of information on the art of botanical documentation. To quote Mary Oliver: “Tell me what it is you … Continue reading

Feb 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Finished Painting!

Congratulations to Deborah Conn on completing her painting from our CVWG January Demonstration! I think we can all agree this is a beautiful result. Thank you, Debby, for sharing it … Continue reading

Feb 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

Creative Portraiture

We enjoyed a very interesting process for creating unique and interesting portraits in our January Program. Deborah Conn shared her expertise with us and had these tidbits of information to … Continue reading

Jan 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

September Program

CVWG member, Bill Snow provided an excellent presentation on how to achieve mood and atmosphere in our paintings. From wet-in-wet techniques to advice on editing our images, Bill shared a … Continue reading

Oct 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Country Road Challenge

The September challenge was “Country Roads”. Six members talked briefly at the September 24 meeting about their reference photos, intentions, and problems. Seen here, from left to right, Carol Greene, … Continue reading

Sep 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

Book Sale

Here is some background on the recent book sale, held at the July 2018 meeting. Carolyn Yager’s friend, Gerrie Brown, was an artist from Harrisonburg who died in 2014. Carolyn … Continue reading

Aug 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

July Program

Dr. Karin Tollefson-Hall, professor from James Madison University presented a unique and informative demonstration on the art of book making. Dr. Tollefson-Hall is part of the instructor’s group in the … Continue reading

Jul 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

June Critique

Steve Doherty is an artist who resides in Waynesboro Virginia. Most recently he was editor for PleinAir magazine and has spent 30 plus years in the magazine editing field. His … Continue reading

Jun 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

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