Welcome

The Delaware Watercolor Society (DWS) aims to promote and encourage mutually shared interests in watercolor media among its members and the public. The Society works toward fostering high-quality, professional art and creative contributions to the Delaware community through education events, exhibits, and other activities.


Exhibitions

Delaware Watercolor Society
Juried Fine Art Exhibition

November 16 - February 1, 2019
The Painted Stave
106 West Commerce Street
Smyrna, DE 19977

Opening reception, November 16, 5-7 p.m.

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The WINNERS Are... click here!


DWS Juried Fine Art Exhibition

Delaware Watercolor Society - Juried Fine Art Exhibition
July 2 - 31, 2018
Nassau Valley Vineyards and Winery
32165 Winery Way, Lewes, DE 19958

DWS Juried Fine Art Exhibition
ARTISTS ACCEPTED AT NASSAU
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Here Are The Winners! Click Here.

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Second Wednesdays

Wednesday December 12, 2018
10:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Annual Meeting and Luncheon

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Wednesday November 14, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Rivulet Technique

Learn how to create an interesting textural background using transparent dark paints and then lift out your drawing to develop an interesting sculptural quality.

Bring your Lunch. We'll provide snacks and beverages.
If you are coming email Margie at delawarewatercolorsociety@gmail.com.

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Wednesday October 10, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Of The Earth Mini-Workshop
(Mixed Media)

This unique session will used mixed media techniques and objects from nature to develop works emphasizing composition.
Here's another opportunity to try something different.

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Wednesday September 12, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Rescheduled to September 26
Paintout at Gordon's Pond

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Bring your Lunch and enjoy painting in this special habitat. If you are coming email us at Gordon's Pond delawarewatercolorsociety.com.

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Wednesday August 8, 2018
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Gyotaku (fish printing)

Want to try a new technique? Give this mini-workshop a try. Use acrylics and rubber fish molds to make transfer prints.  These prints can be elevated to fine art by enhancing them with watercolor, watercolor inks, or gouache.

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Workshops

Still Life with Brenda Kidera

October 19-21, 2018
Come and learn how to approach still life paintings for the best results. Instructor Brenda Kidera will show you the way via her step-by-step demonstrations, design elements and techniques. Get that one-on-one feedback you need for a successful painting. A supply list will be provided upon registration.

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