Calendar

 of the

Newton Watercolor Society 

        
2017


Sun  Aug 20   10am-1:30pm   Plein-air session (Lead: Linda

                                             Rinearson); painting, picnic, critique!

                                             Location : Newton Community Farm
                                             303 Nahanton St, Newton
                                             (see details here)


Sat    Sep 9     1pm - 3pm       Plein-air session (Lead: Linda

                                             Rinearson)

                                             Location : TBD


Thu - Sun    Sept 28 - Oct 1   4-day NWS Watercolor Retreat in

                                             Truro, Cape Cod

                                             Unique retreat for NWS members with

                                             focus on plein-air painting, followed by

                                             critiques, talks and demos. All at the

                                             newly renovated Edgewood Farm in

                                             Truro! Organized by Marianne Kinzer

                                             through Castle Hill, Center for the Arts.

                                             Questions? Contact Marianne at 

                                             makinzer@mac.com or sign up here!

                                              See for more details our plein-air page


Sat   Oct 14    1pm - 3pm      Plein-air session (Lead: Mike Milburn)

                                             Location : TBD


Sat    Oct 28   1pm - 3pm      Plein-air session (Lead: Mike Milburn)

                                           Location: TBD Location


Sat   Nov 11   10am-2pm      Annual Meeting with

                                             Demo by Robert Mesrop and

                                            pot-luck lunch

                                            Location: TBD


*         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 in 2016 and 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