Watercolor West Upcoming Events
City of Brea Art Gallery
URBAN REALISM with
September 27 - 30, 2017
Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
City of Brea Art Gallery at
The Brea Civic and Cultural Center
1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821
Fee: $600, $550 for Watercolor West members
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Watercolor West Five Demonstration Series
City of Brea Council Chambers located at 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA
October 1, October 21, November 11, December 2, and December 17, 2017
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Watercolor West Demonstration Series: Juror John Salminen
This year's exhibition juror, John Salminen, is an award-winning watercolorist, known for his realistic urban landscapes, with over 230 major awards in national and international watercolor exhibitions. In addition to his painting demonstration, he will review the 100 selected paintings for this year's watercolor exhibit.
City of Brea Council Chambers located at
1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA
October 1, 2017
Watercolor West Demonstration Series: Janice Cipriani-Willis
In her portraits, Janice expresses the subtle and often obscure beauty she finds in her travels and experiences. She will share her current working style that focuses on the range of expression observed when encountering people from all walks of life. In this demonstration, Janice will show how to orchestrate the fragments of light that dance over forms, creating a marvelous mosaic.
October 21, 2017
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City of Brea Art Gallery Workshop: The Sky Is the Limit Watercolor Workshop with Debbie Abshear
City of Brea Art Gallery located at 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Watercolor West Demonstration Series: Rise Parberry
Rise Parberry will share her techniques for achieving dynamic abstracts in transparent watercolor by relying on a knowledge of pigment characteristics, employing a saturated paper approach, and engaging in a fascinating conversation with the painting as it evolves. In this demonstration, you will learn to convey the essence of your subject through the use of intentional design methods.
November 11, 2017
Watercolor West Demonstration Series: Lian Quan Zhen
Lian is a sought-after watercolor teacher in the U.S. and abroad. He will demonstrate his world-famous negative painting technique for capturing dynamic still lifes. Using a combination of traditional Chinese and Western methods, he will illustrate the process he uses to paint vibrant grape vines and leaves working solely with the three primary colors.
December 2, 2017
City of Brea Art Gallery Workshop: Watercolor: Keep it Simple and Strong with Keiko Tanabe
Saturday, December 9, 2017
City of Brea Art Gallery Workshop: Using Design to Enhance Watercolors with Pete Morris
Saturday, December 16, 2017
Watercolor West Demonstration Series: Timothy Clark
Tim will address two major painting ideas that have been the hallmark of his work for over fifty years. First, he will clearly show the process he most often uses to represent form using light and color. Then, he will demonstrate how he uses atmosphere and the drama of values and placement to create moving paintings that go beyond the ordinary.
December 17, 2017
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