The quilt with reproductions of paintings by CFWS artists was presented to the Altamonte Chapel during our annual show reception. Thanks to all of the membership who contributed their time and talent to this project.
We have posted images to the website so you can see the final version,
view the quilt.
CFWS has been invited to show work at the Polasek Museum this summer. ‘PRECIOUS POLLINATORS’ will display
May 7 – August 25, 2019 in the museum main building.
Deadline date for submissions is MARCH 1, 2019.
Polasek 2019 Show Prospectus
Ken Austin has published a book, The Waterworks, and is offering copies for sale, a compilation of his insights that appear as the “Waterworks” in the CFWS newsletter.
Ken is the founder of Central Florida Watercolor Society and a past president. He is an instructor, award winning watercolorist and signature member of the National Watercolor Society (NWS.)
Contact Ken via email for info on how to purchase.
Awards were given during the Opening Reception held the evening of March 14th at Leu Gardens. Congratulations to the winning artists and thank you to jurist, Suzanna Winton, NWS.
BEST IN SHOW
“Joan” by Plinio Pinto
“The Instructor” by Katherine Davis
“Carnaby St. Shoes” by Mary Ellen Carrier
“Late Summer” by Marcela Moglia
“El Jefe” by Susan Jane Donohoe
“Day at the Beach” by Susan Grogan
“Cactus in Bloom” by Diane Darnell
“Holly GoLightly” by Mike Malloy
View the show online
A CFWS Tutorial to instruct you on the use of the free online image editor at pxlar.com has been posted. The pxlar application can be accessed with your browser and can not only resize but also adjust image color and cropping. It’s like photoshop lite and easy to use. Check out the tutorial and leave a comment. We want to know if it worked on your platform, what needs to be addressed and provide answers to your questions. Thx.
Use link below or find link in the JPG FAQ listed under Member Resources in the Membership Tab.
IMAGE RESIZE TUTORIAL
FROM THE PRESIDENT:
“As the year comes to an end, please consider making a year-end tax-deductible donation for the Central Florida Watercolor Society. The Central Florida Watercolor Society is a vibrant, community-oriented non-profit art group, (501)(c) (3). As our mission statement states: “The purpose of the Central Florida Watercolor Society is to contribute to the cultural atmosphere of Central Florida, by promoting interest, education and participation in the art of watercolor.” Our non-profit believes that education and the arts go hand in hand. In the coming year, CFWS will be promoting more community involvement in outreach and Pop Up Art events throughout the Orlando area.
Give by sending in a check to Central Florida Watercolor Society, P.O. Box 941512, Maitland, FL 32794-1512″
Happy New Year, Teresa Chin, President
You can find the September 2017 & October 2017 newsletters here.