Central Virginia Watercolor Guild

Combining Camaraderie with Creativity

Beyond the Guilded Frame

Firnew Farm’s 16th Annual Spring Art & Photography show will be held on Sunday, May 19th, 2019 from 1-5 PM.  Over 90 pieces of artwork by 35 local and regional … Continue reading

Apr 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Hancock Critique

John Hancock, CVWG member, presented a critique of our member’s artwork at our April Meeting. His insightful and thoughtful input was very well received and appreciated by all artists who … Continue reading

Apr 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Layering….

Thank you to Barbara Gautcher for an interesting and inspiring demonstration of layering texture and applying pattern to paintings. Brenda Hounshell

Mar 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

Prospectus Jargon

What’s a substrate? Why can’t I paint on canvas? What’s wrong with no mat? Why all this mess about ‘under cover’? Can I just paint on mirror? Yes, these are … Continue reading

Mar 21, 2019 · 2 Comments

Call for Entries

The Annual Exhibition had been “produced” for Virginia artists, age 18 and older, since the guild began in 1991. And because this is my last year with this project, I … Continue reading

Feb 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

A City of Many Colors

Judi Ely writes: I worked very hard on this 31″x22″ painting and an essay, both titled “A City of Many Colors” for the Bushman-Dreyfus Architect firm’s INVISIBLE C’VILLE competition. If … Continue reading

Feb 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Peg Sheridan Classes

Are you ready to learn new skills in watercolor?  Join me in a class or workshop.  Attached is the registration form for “Night Scenes in Watercolor”, which will take place … Continue reading

Feb 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

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