Join us in the auditorium at the Burchfield Penney Art Center.
There will be a very short meeting, primarily announcements of interest to the membership and visitors followed by a demonstration by Peggi Habets, stunning watercolor artist from Pittsburgh PA.
Our Spring Workshop will feature nationally renowned watercolor painter Peggi Nero Habets.
This Spring’s Watercolor Workshop will be held at Marienthal Country Inn, 5107 Langford Road in Eden, NY, May 14 – 18, 2018, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm.
Registration Forms for the Workshop are now available on this site. They will also be emailed to all NFWS Members. Click the workshop title below to view and print the Registration Form.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Peggi Nero Habets lives and works as an artist in her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pa. Her deep love for the fluidity and spontaneity of watercolor has led her to paint and teach in the medium for over 15 years. Her figurative and cityscape paintings have been exhibited and collected internationally and she has received awards in many prestigious shows, including the National Watercolor Society and the American Watercolor Society International Juried Exhibitions. Publications of her work include “Splash 18” and the upcoming “Splash 19” watercolor books, as well as magazine features and articles in The Art of Watercolour, Pratique Des Arts, Watercolor Artist, Watercolor Magic, and Palette magazines. She is the author of “Watercolor Made Easy: Portraits”, and was featured in “The Art of Drawing and Painting Portraits”, both books published by Walter Foster Publishing. Peggi’s artwork was selected from 7,000 entries for the esteemed Shanghai Watercolour Biennial and the Shenzhen International Watercolour Exhibition, exhibiting in multiple cities in China. A popular watercolor instructor, Peggi enjoys teaching watercolor workshops and painting retreats around the country.
ABOUT THE 5 DAY WORKSHOP:
“GOING BEYOND A LIKENESS”
Watercolor workshop for all levels
Students go beyond mere portraiture and the goal of achieving a likeness. We will delve into the design and planning that are integral in telling a story or communicating an idea. The workshop progresses through the stages of a painting, from initial inspiration and reference material to value and color studies to final painting of a figure or figures. Although students may complete one or several paintings during the course of the workshop, the ultimate goal is not to create a masterpiece, but to experiment with new ideas and techniques and to make plenty of mistakes.
Join us for a week of inspiration and camaraderie.