Alexis Lavine coming to Sioux Falls!

JENNIFER STONE

ABSTRACT ACRYLIC AND COLLAGE WORKSHOP
Jennifer Stone , July 30 and 31, 2018,  9 am - 4 pm each day

For more information  CLICK HERE​​

BARBARA SPARKS BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR CLASSES

JUNE 9, 10 am - 2:30 pm -  Tulips.  Study of Blacks.  Rice Paper overlay After painting spring tulips and leaves, we will apply rice paper veils over the top, giving the impression of foreground leaves in a misty way​.  We also study how solid black is not solid black.  Registration Deadline June 3 THIS CLASS IS FULL

JUNE 16, 10 am - 2:30 pm -Botanical flowers.  Gold Leaf Background
We will study what painting botanical flowers, and what is involved.  Then we will paint a flower (choose from three or do all three!)  Following that, we will apply gold leaf (metal leaf) to the background.  THIS CLASS IS FULL


JUNE 23, 10 am - 2:30 pm - Stamping with Geranium Leaves
I love this class!  It is full of spring time.  We will be using the backs of geranium leaves to create stamps for leaves, but then I will show you how to soften the lines with water, so no one will ever know your secret   Registration deadline June 17​ THIS CLASS IS FULL

GPWS Aprons on sale now.  Click HERE


Artists pick up artwork: TBD

​Details to follow

MEMBER'S EVENTS 

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Celebrating all forms of water media, which include representational and abstract watercolor, gouache, hand painted collage, mixed media, water-based inks, acrylics, egg tempera and casein

Encaustic artist Jenny Byeis the featured artist at JLG Architecture presented by GPWS member, NV Studio Gallery. Jenny's work will be featured from June through August and a reception will be held at JLG Architects on Saturday June 23, 2018 630pm to 830pm. to celebrate her work, location is 232 S Main Ave Sioux Falls SD 57104

​"From Ordinary to Extraordinary"
3 day workshop Tuesday - Thursday, November 6 - 8, 2018, 9 am to 4 pm
This workshop is FULL

Call Sharon Weber for more information 605.371.1611

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Art Challenge - Join the Facebook Great Plains Watercolor Society Members Only Group (most of you already have) and submit a painting every month.  If you make them all the same size, we will make books out of them in December....your own Art Journal!  You can make them any size, but, if you stick with 5.5 inches by 7.5 inches, you can get twenty paintings out of a 22x30 inch sheet of paper.  

GPWS MEMBER EXHIBITION

ARTISTS RECEPTION!  JUNE 29TH, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Come join the artists and their families for this beautiful new

​Exhibition at Coffea Roasterie & Espresso Bar

2318 South Louise Avenue.  
Sioux Falls, SD
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Click HERE for Jenny Byes artist's statement

Mary Buckmiller's "Just Plein Fun"  Outdoor Painting Starts in June - Click  HERE to check the calendar,

orHERE for a printable file.


Plein Aire Intro at June 5 Paint-in

Mary Buckmiller leads us in skills that will help us in our awesome plein aire program this summer.


Paint-Ins  - these popular gatherings are on the first and third Tuesday of every month, from 1 pm to 4 pm.   Each one is guided by a "Member teaching members," in which you will learn negative painting, spring lambs (sponge painting), painting sheep (gesso and rice paper) and Dynamic Skies.  Click here for details