Artist Communities

In our busy lives, time to meet other artists in-person is scarce. However, supportive communities exist and they have a large online presence too, allowing all of us to engage at our convenience.

Urban Sketchers
Global Organization + Local chapters
90,000+ artists
220+ local chapters world wide
supportive set of artists
Santa Clara Valley Watercolor Society
Oldest watercolor society of the SF Bay Area
Weekend plein air group once in a month.
Thursday plein air group twice a month.
SCVWS conducts workshops and outreach programs.

Latest Blog Posts

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Open Studio: Do’s and Dont’s

I’ve never been to an Open Studio. How does one enjoy it? Every relationship they...
September 19, 2019
Other general crafty things I do!

Review: Apocalypse Variations

This blog post is a review of Marc Taro Holme’s latest self published monograph. You...
June 24, 2019

Urban Sketching Master Class

This is the inaugural Urban Sketching Master Class. The week will provide a full immersion...
June 20, 2019