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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Backlit flowers

Darkening by mixing thick pigments is making my nocturnes lose the luminance that watercolors have....
January 14, 2022
Educational Resources

Protected: Ex 1.2

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post....
January 3, 2022
Educational Resources

Goals for 2022

Some years, my goals repeat. I often repeat them because I have not figured out...
December 30, 2021

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