Calendar

 of the

Newton Watercolor Society 

        
2017


Sat   Nov 11   10am-2pm      Annual Meeting with

                                             Demo by Robert Mesrop and

                                            pot-luck lunch

                                            Location: St. John's Church,

                                            297 Lowell Ave, Newton, MA 02460


Sat   Dec    9    1pm-3pm       Demo+Talk by Gary Tucker

                                            Theme: Winter Scenes

                                            Free for members, non-members: $15

                                            Location: Cafe L'Aroma, 15 Spencer St,

                                            West Newton



2018


Sun    Jan 28                          Final date for application for the

                                             Fourth Annual

                                             Newton Watercolor Art Show

                                             download the application here


Thu    Feb 1      11am-noon     Delivery of artwork to Watertown

                                             Library

                                             Hanging of artwork for Show by

                                             members


Thu     Feb 8      6:30-7:30pm  Opening Reception and awards


Wed    Feb 28   12:30 -1:30pm End of show, pick-up of artwork



*         New Art Center is located at 61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA       

**       CRI - Community Rowing is located at 20 Nonantum St, Newton, MA; preferred  

           address for use with GPS: 100 Nonantum Road, Watertown, 02472

***      Newton Public Library is located at 330 Homer St, Newton, MA

****    TBD - to be determined: check back later for detailed info

*****  FUSN - First Unitarian Church, 1326 Washington St, Newton






Events earlier in 2017


Sat    Jan   9   1pm - 4pm      Figure painting with female live model
                                            at NAC*; Lead: Mike


Sat    Jan 23   1pm - 4pm      Figure painting with male live model at
                                            NAC*; Lead: Gitty

Fri     Jan 29   9am - 11am    Take down of Holiday Show


Sat    Feb 13   1pm - 4pm      Figure painting with female live model
                                            at NAC*; Lead: Mike


Thu   Feb  18    10:30am       Visit together the NEWS Signature
                                            Member Show downtown;
                                            at the Guild of Boston Artists,
                                           
162 Newbury St, Boston

Sat    Feb 27   1pm - 4pm      Talk and demo by Norris Strawbridge
                                            about his approach to paint watercolor.
                                           
Critique time! Bring up to two
                                            paintings to get feed-back by the group.
                                            Snacks and beverages will be offered.
                                            Location: FUSN*****, first floor


Sat    Mar  12   1pm - 4pm      Figure painting with female model
                                                       at NAC*; Lead: Mike

Sat    Mar   26   1pm - 4pm      Figure painting with male model
                                            at NAC*
; Lead: Mike

Sat    Apr   16   1pm - 4pm      Figure painting with male model
                                            at NAC*; Lead: Mike


Sat    Apr   23   1pm - 4pm      cancelled

Sat    May   13  10am - 4pm      Plein Air painting session with Lexington
                                                        Council for the Arts; location:
                                                        Lexington, Buckman Park at Meriam St,
                                                        close to the Lexington Visitor Center



Sat    June  11   1pm - 3/4pm  Plein Air painting session with Linda at
                                                        Auburndale Park, W Pine St, Newton.
                                                        (Parking, restrooms, tables, shade,
                                                                     the Charles river, trees....all there)


Fr+Sa Jun
24+25  9am - 4pm        Workshop with Shari Blaukopf
                                                       "Urban and Landscape Sketching"
                                                      

June 30                                 membership year ends

July 1                                  new membership year 2016/17 starts
                                            please send in your $20 dues to:
                                            NWS
                                            183 Langley Rd
                                            Newton, MA 02459



Mo-Th Aug 15-18  9:30am-4pm     Workshop with Andy Evansen
                                                       "Simplifying Watercolor"

                                                    

Sat      Sep  10   11am          Demo by Mike Milburn


                          12pm          Pot-luck at Linda's followed by

                                            Annual Meeting for all Members


Sat      Oct   15   1pm -3pm            Plein Air session with Linda
                                                        Location: Chestnut Hill Waterworks


Sat      Nov 12    1pm - 4pm            1-3pm Portrait Painting Session
                                                             with short introduction to portrait painting
                                                         3-4pm Critique of member paintings
                                                             (please bring up to 3 paintings)
                                                         Location: CRI**

Sat      Nov 26                                  Deadline for application for the 3rd NWS
                                                         Annual Show

December, 1 -31                             3rd NWS Annual Art Show                                                    
                                             at L'Aroma Cafe, 15 Spencer St, W.Newton

Thu      Dec    1    10am - noon        Drop-off for NWS Annual Art Show at
                                                         Cafe L'Aroma  

Sun       Dec    4    3pm - 5pm         Reception for the 3rd NWS Annual Art Show
                                                         at Cafe L'Aroma
                                                         Family and friends are welcome!


Sat       Dec  10    1pm - 3pm           Monthly Meeting; with Mike.
                                                         Watching video excerpts
                                                         of Lian Quan Zheng; critique session for
                                                         members to bring finished paintings or
                                                         paintings in progress for group feedback.
                                                         Location : FUSN***** 
 


Sun  Jan 15     2pm             Winter in Watercolor
                                            Talk and Demo by Gary Tucker with
                                            tips how to master the various
                                            challenges depicting winter scenes
                                            (at the FUSN*****)
                                            $10 for members; $15 for non-members


Sat    Jan 21   2pm - 5pm     Figure painting with live model at
                                            NAC*; instruction by Jeremy Angier
                                            $10 for members; $15 for non-members


Sat    Feb   4  1pm - 4pm       Figure painting with live model
                                            at NAC*; portrait painting as well

                                            $10 for members; $15 for non-members


Sat    Feb 25   1pm - 4pm      Figure painting with live model at
                                             NAC*;instruction by Jeremy Angier

                                             $10 for members; $15 for non-members


Sat    Mar 11   1pm - 4pm      Figure painting with live model
                                             at NAC*; instruction by Jeremy Angier

                                                                        $10 for members; $15 for non-members


Sat    Mar 25   1pm - 2pm      Talk and Demo by David Damon:

                                             Framing Moments with a Pen

                                             Also:

                       2pm - 3pm      Critique time! Bring up to two
                                             paintings to get feed-back by the         

                                             group.
                                             Snacks and beverages will be offered.
                                             Location:
FUSN*****, 2nd floor, (Headstart Room)


Fri + Sat     Apr 7 -8                2-day Workshop with Wendy Artin

                                             Still Life and Figure Painting


Sat    May 13    1pm - 3pm      Plein-air session (Lead: Mike Milburn)

                                             Location : TBD


Sun   May 21   1pm - 4pm      Plein-air session with instruction         

                                             in Boston with

                                             Gary Tucker; non-members $15

     Location: Kenmore Square 

                     

Sat    May 27    1pm - 3pm      Plein-air session (Lead: Norris

                                             Strawbridge)