NEW!  SCVWS Members Only - Free

Educational & Informational Tutorials and How to's via Zoom

Must be a current member & Registration necessary to attend

SCVWS begins our new program for members only that offers educational tutorials, short how to classses and more that are FREE to members.  The format will be a "live" Zoom session at the date and time listed for each event.  

Once registered, members will receive an email with the Zoom link to join. (Save this confirmation email) On the day of the event click the link to attend.  Note: The Zoom event will be recorded and available on our new Youtube channel for viewing at any time after the event.  

Events will be added to our lineup throughout the year.  If you are a non-member, we welcome you to join so you can participate in our new events.  To join or get more information about member benefits, vist our Membership Page. Remember your membership contribution is TAX-DEDUCTIBLE!

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Upcoming List of Events:

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Instagram - Beyond the Basics

Followup to our "Instagram Crash Course".  Now that you have an account and have posted some images, used hashtags and started following other artists.  Let's further explore the tools of Instagram.  This will be a hands on help and Q & A session.  If you missed the first session, you can view it in the link below and also view the pdf step by step tutorial.



 March 14, 2021

Click link to register for Zoom Meeting: LINK


1:30 - 2:30 p.m. (pst)


Marika Anderson, SCVWS Publicity, Kavita Kamble, SCVWS Exhibits 


Critique by Professional Artist

 Members will be able to submit one painting for a critique by a well known artist yet to be determined.





10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 



Facilitator: Vicki Wilson, Workshops Chair








Past Date:  CLICK LINK TO VIEW:  Presenters

Instagram - Basics Crash Course

If you don't have an account yet, you will learn how to sign up for a Free Instagram account. You will learn the basics of how to access Instagram on multiple devices, post your artwork (or any photo image).  In addition, you will learn how to add "hashtags" and to "tag" your posts and why it is important to use these tools when posting to broaden the number of people who see your post.


Jan 24, 2021 


Marika Anderson, SCVWS Publicity, Kavita Kamble, SCVWS Exhibits 


Introduction to Plein Air with SCVWS Paintsites

 Have you ever wanted to get out an join other artists for the Thursday morning or Weekend paintsite outings, but wasn't sure how to start?  This informational hour is for you, as our Paintsite Chairs will give a short presentation on how Paintsites operate, basic supplies to bring and what to expect when working in an outdoor setting.  They will give tips for beginners and will have a Q & A session to answer all your questions. 


Feb 28, 2021 


Alison Turner and Jane Saltman, SCVWS Paintsites