Tag: watercolor

Watercolor Classes in Sun Lakes

Jean Anderson is proud of all her students and likes to take photographs of their work. Here she captured Jean Pritchard telling the class how she completed her paintings.

Jean Anderson It’s here, it’s here. I’m so excited, but it’s time to start painting again on Nov. 4. I’ll be back, and classes will start! I couldn’t be more excited. I’ve had a great summer in Oregon, but I’ve missed painting with my Arizona friends. This is your invitation to come have a good time…

Sun Lakes WaterMedia Club

Rose Sumners The Art Room Gallery proudly presents the “Artist’s Choice,” a collection of various subjects and assortments of techniques. Watercolor and acrylic paintings, sand, shells, lace and netting collages all turn out as our members’ favorite creations – at least favorites for the day they were installed. Our new member joined last year and…

Watermedia Club begins new season

The Door at Casa Alejandra, by Rose Sumners

Rose Sumners The Watermedia Club began our weekly winter schedule by hanging our show of “Gates, Doors and Windows” in our art room off the Cottonwood atrium. We happily anticipate our next show, “Travel.” Please visit and view our original art, some of which is available for purchase. We welcome new members. If you are…

“An Artist’s Choice”

Rose Sumners The May and June gallery showing theme was changed to an “Artist’s Choice”! Many exciting paintings of a variety of subject matters are displayed. Artists presented some of their favorite works from many years of painting or some that have not been previously exhibited. Come and view while flowers, forests, mountains, exotic homes…

Water Media Club

Undersea, by Joy Horowitz

Rose Sumners The Water Media Club is saddened by the recent loss of two of our most talented and inspiring members, Joy Horowitz and Fran Osborn. Both helped form the club in its earliest years. Joy’s involvement in numerous art shows brought her constant recognition. She was a longtime member of the Arizona Watercolor Association,…

Find your inner artist

Margaret Crusoe Have you always wanted to paint? Do you like mixing colors? Tap into your inner artist. My personal instruction will help you learn the basics of painting with watercolors. In addition to my degree in Art Education, I have over 40 years of experience. I will hold small group instruction in my home…

Watercolor painting joy

Featured artist this month is Joyce Weary.

Marilyn Conner Watercolor painting all started for me with a trip to Disney World in Orlando, Florida. At the time, the Disney Institute had just opened and I signed up for a two hour watercolor class among other classes. Since I was a science major at the university and college-prep in high school, I never…

Sun Lakes Art students honor their art instructor

Sharon Gale The students at Sun Lakes are having to say goodbye to their watercolor art teacher, Alice Van Overstraeten. She is retiring from teaching in Chandler. She is still teaching pastels and watercolor in the Tempe, Gilbert and Mesa areas. The Sun Lakes art students will miss her greatly but plan to see her…

Running into fall

Rose Sumners “Four seasons” adorn the wall in the Water Media Room off the Cottonwood Courtyard until November. Boating in summer, an icy Saguaro winter and a bright orange fall are among those times depicted in a multitude of subject matters. Please come and enjoy these paintings, many of which are available for purchase. The…