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Caa Members' Show 2018

Saturday Apr 28, 10:12 pm - Saturday Jun 2, 10:12 pm

Once again your club will sponsor the annual Members' Show at the Hawthorne Library. The dates for this event are as follows: Receiving Sat. April 28, 10 to 12 noon, Reception Sat., May 12 from 2 to 4pm, Pick up Sat. June 2 from 10 to 12 noon. Click on the form to see all the details and an entry form

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General Meeting - May 8, 2018

Tuesday May 8, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ryan Fox. For three days in May, we will host Ryan Fox, a watercolor painter based in Raleigh, NC. His award-winning works have been published in Watercolor Artist Magazine and Splash, among others. Ryan started as a freelance travel photographer, and this can be seen in his exotic subject matter and approach. However, Ryan’s use of color and diverse paint effects results in paintings that are anything but a direct copy of his photographic reference. He has mastered a number of unusual techniques, including watercolor batik and pouring, both of which require preserving values and slowly building up layers to achieve darks. Some paintings require as many as twenty layers. Another technique uses a mouth atomizer to spray watercolor paint or ink evenly over the surface, creating an atmospheric effect that is difficult to achieve with a brush. It can be used to add texture or to create entire paintings in an impressionistic pointillist style. Watercolor batik is the process of using traditional watercolor paint and wax to create unique and beautiful batik-style paintings on Japanese rice paper. At our May 8th meeting, Ryan will relate his experiences, explain and demonstrate some of these techniques for us. To see examples, visit

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Workshop With Ryan Fox

Wednesday May 9, 9:30 am - Thursday May 10, 3:30 pm

May 9 and 10 will give members an opportunity to spend more time with Ryan Fox exploring the techniques described above. We will be structuring our two day workshop a little differently than in the past. Each day will be handled as a separate workshop. You are invited to attend both days or chose to attend a single day featuring the technique that interests you most. The details have yet to be determined, but the subjects will be Watercolor Batik on one day and Impressionistic Watercolor (utilizing the mouth atomizer) the other day.

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