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Board Meeting

Apr. 27th, 10:00 am

Santa Clara City Hall Coffee Shop
Members are invited!

SCVWS Workshops

All our demos and workshops are held at the Historic Hoover Theater, 1635 Park Ave., San Jose unless otherwise noted. All demos begin at 1:30 pm and all Workshops start at 9:00 am.

Note: Please check below for last-minute changes to workshop and demo schedules before you attend.

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Peggi Habets

Creating Expressive Contemporary Portraits in Watercolor

Habet paintingDemo: Mar. 22, Workshop dates:  Monday to Friday, March 23-27.
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Mike Bailey
Composition for Impact
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Workshop dates: Monday to Wednesday, April 6-8.

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Members and non-members are welcome to participate in our workshops.

Demos are free, and open to the public - everyone welcome!

Mailing address: SCVWS Workshops, P.O. Box 403, Ben Lomond, CA 95005

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SCVWS Exhibits

Member Shows 

No Limits - Freedom to Create

March 9 to Aug. 28, 2015
Los Altos Hills Town Hall
Reception and Awards
Sunday, April 19, 2-5 pm

This is a juried show, including all forms of watermedia and allowing up to 3 paintings per artist.

Prospectus and details are posted on the exhibits page.

Artists who's paintings were  accepted into the show have been notified by email, and a list of names and artwork titles is available on the exhibits page.

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SCVWS Paint Sites

Paintsites  for  March/April

Thursday Paintsites

March 5, Wildwood Park, Saratoga

March 12, Sunnyvale Heritage Orchard

March 19, Kirk-Farrington House, San Jose

April 2, Uvas Canyon County Park, Morgan Hill

April 9, Lucie Stern Community Center, Palo Alto

April 16, Ulistac Natural Area, Santa Clara

April 23, Cummins Iris Garden, Scotts Valley

April 30, Chateau CharMarron Peony Garden, San Jose, 11:30 AM start time

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Weekend Paintsites

We are looking for volunteers to head up this activity. The group meets one Saturday a month and the main duties are to decide on a site and have someone present.  The Thursday Paintsite Team can help with site choices. Please email our leader if you are interested or have questions.

As always, see your newsletter for full details and maps.  Members may also see details from the members only page.

Paintsite Blog

plein air Brad SantosYou can view recent paintings on our blog. Members can post their painting to the blog as well, by following  the instructions on the members only page.
Photo: Brad Santos at Hakone Gardens

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PHOTOBOOK for Sylvia and Jenny

View the book by clicking here.  You can also order a copy for yourself!


Become a Member!

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Former members should renew from the members only page.

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