Maggie McCarthy Receives Award

Maggie McCarthy was honored to have received the 2016 Best in Category Award – Watercolor, at the 44th annual Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival, August 6-7, at Dawes Park in Evanston, Illinois.  As an award winner, she received $100, her jury fee waived for next year’s show and she is automatically invited to return.

Maggie McCarthy with Award at Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival

Maggie McCarthy with Award at Evanston Lakeshore Arts Festival

Linda Wilmes is Offering Fall 2016 Workshops

Linda Wilmes is very pleased to offer two workshops this fall at the Foundry Art Centre, Main St., St. Charles, MO.

Painting Acrylics with Watercolor Techniques,
September 10, 2016, 10 am – 4 pm

Iris Study III by Linda WilmesIris Study III, Watercolor

This workshop is for any level of artist, as it is a looser, less detailed, and more creative use of acrylics.  The process goes quickly, so students will very possibly complete two paintings.  Subjects will be a floral and a boat harbor scene.  Each application will be demonstrated.         Fee $80.  A supply list will be furnished at the time of registration.

Watercolor Using The Saturated Wet Technique
October 8, 2016, 10 am – 4 pm

Pots and Things by Linda WilmesPots and Things, Watercolor, Saturated Wet Technique

If you enjoy a fresh and more spontaneous approach while working with watercolors, this is the ideal class for you.  Colors flow together and mingle, creating beautiful transparent combinations, which lead to a very creative finished painting.  Some drawing experience is valuable.  Fee $80.  A supply list will be furnished at the time of registration.  For more information and to register, call Linda at (636) 639-0020, (636) 679-1208, or email her at lindaswilmes@gmail.com.  Class size is limited, so register early.

She hopes to see you there.

Happy Painting!