Monday, July 26, 2010

Painting the Figure with Watercolors

Minutes of July 7, 2010
The meeting was opened by President Eileen Hulsman.
Workshops mentioned and brochures placed on the back tables:
Jack Nolan - workshop at the Woman's Art Club Oct. 21, 22, 23
Susan Grogan is teaching at Hobby Lobby EastGate, call for times or to see if the course is cancelled/changed.
Queen City Art Club Show opening July 11, 2 to 4 at Marjorie P. Lee @ 3550 Shaw Avenue (871-2090)
Deb Ward workshop July 29/30 or July 31/Aug.1 10 to 4.
Judy Anderson workshop August 4, 5, 6. 10 to 3 Woman's Art Club.
Marlene Steele workshop Evendale Art Center Sept. 3,4,5. Marlene also teaches at the Cincinnati Art Academy Communiversity Program.

The Treasurer's Report by Alice Fossett. We began the month of June with $9784.64 and ended the month with $8959.64.

The Co-Membership Chair report by Jane Hittinger. No new members today. In the process of making new membership tags so see Jane if you need a new tag.

The Program Chair Nancy Wisely said that next month our program will be Deb Ward and the annual members sale. There was discussion about putting up a "For Free Table" with a scholarship donation basket on the table.
Aug. Deb Ward and Members Sale
Sept. Nita Leland
Oct. - Barb Smucker - held at Evergreen
Nov.- Nancy Neville
Dec. - Christmas Party
Jan. - Sam Hollingsworth
Feb. - Kay Wortz
March - open
April - Judy Anderson

President Hulsman announced that Sharon Roeder has stepped down as publicity chair and scholarship chair. We need a volunteer for the position. There were no volunteers at the time of the meeting.

Report from The Evergreen Committee: A sign up sheet is being passed around for sitting the show on the weekends at Evergreen. Attach a 3 x 5 card or paper to the back and to the front of the frame with your name, phone and title of painting. Attach your bio to the back of the painting. The price is still the same $10 for one or two paintings. Only dues paid up members may enter. All water media paintings accepted. Paintings must be ready to hang with screws and wire, no sawtooth hangers. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Registration forms, post cards, and the Evergreen waiver form were handed out prior to the meeting. There is a correction on the registration form. THE DROP OFF DATE IS SEPT. 16. Call Eileen Hulsman if you cannot deliver your painting on that date or if you cannot find a person to deliver your painting.

Nancy Wisely introduced our guest speaker Marlene Steele. Her topic was Painting the Figure with Watercolors. Photos below show Marlene as she worked during her informative presentation. Submitted by Carol Steuer, Secretary pro-tem

1 comment:

Gretchen Bjornson ART said...

These figures in watercolor are absolutely amazing. I just love the colors she used.