Awards won by member Nancy Dias

CFWS member, Nancy Dias, was awarded first place in the abstract/experimental category of the Artists Magazine Annual Art Competition. Her painting ‘Short Circuit‘ will be featured in the January/February 2020 issue of Artists Magazine.
Her painting ‘Kaleidoscope’ was accepted into the 2019 Georgia Watercolor Society Member Exhibition to be held at the Lyndon House Arts Center in Athens, GA, August 20 to October 17.

Nancy had two paintings “Tilting at Windmills” and “Energy” (depicted left) accepted into the Tallahassee Brush Strokes Members Exhibition to be held at the City Hall in Tallahassee, FL, September 25-November 18.

For details and to view the paintings, visit Nancy’s website.

Free Online Course: Transfer Drawings With Tracing Paper


Karen Bowden, CFWS member, now offers courses online. Her first free course shows how to work on the composition beforehand. Then how to economically transfer it to watercolor paper. You can find the course at Skillshare where you can sign up for free:

At the end of the course, you can see a time lapse of the watercolor painting of two Scrubjays transferred using this technique.