Second Wednesdays


December 12,
Annual Meeting and Luncheon
10:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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November 14, 2018

Rivulet Technique
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

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October 10, 2018

Of the Earth Mini-Workshop (Mixed Media)
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Nancy Maunz will guide us through the process she uses to create her lovely nature art.

She will provide smooth paper, pencils and erasers, as well as a collection of nature’s fragments such as nuts, leaves, feathers, seeds and insects.
You should bring your own watercolor supplies, colored pencils, and a work surface. Also, if you like, you can bring some items from nature to include in your work.

The workshop is limited to 16 participants due to limited space.

Please reply to if you plan to attend so Margie Wuestner can add you to the official list of attendees. After the first 16 people apply, a waiting list will be started. 

Please note that there is a $25.00 fee for this session to be paid at the door. Please RSVP as quickly as you can. 

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September 12, 2018
Rescheduled to
September 26

Paintout at Gordon's Pond
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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

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After a cloudy start, we had lovely weather for painting at Gordon's Pond. Rick Cross, Anne Crown-Cyr, Pat Hoey, and Bruce Simmons were there.


Rick Cross


Bruce Simmons


Rick Cross focuses in on his composition.


Bruce Simmons sets up on
the main path at Gordon's Pond.

August 8, 2018

Gyotaku (fish printing)
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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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June 13, 2018

Plein Air Paintout and Picnic at Lavender Fields
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Are you ready to try painting on location? Enjoy being outdoors with other artists and really see what local color ois all about.  We're headed for Warrington Manor in Milton to soak up the sun and inhale the lavender.

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May 8, 2018

"Special Session!" Plein Air Painting Tips Q&A
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Come and learn how to prepare for plein air painting before our June 13 paintout.

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April 11, 2018

"Good Gouache!" Mini-Workshop
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Want to try something new? Gouache can be fun and dramatic. Guest artist Joanne Guilfoil will demonstrate her gouache techniques, and you will have plenty of time to paint.

Join us from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Glade clubhouse, 16 Glade Farm Drive, Rehoboth, DE. There is a $25 fee for this session. Space is limited and DWS members have first choice before the event is opened up to the public on March 26. To reserve your space, please RSVP to Marjorie Wuestner -

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February 14, 2018

Flower Painting and Color

Shake off that winter cabin fever and think spring! Bring warmth and color into your art.
Please RSVP to Margie Wuestner – Click here for more information and what to bring.



Please note that private critiques are available at all Second Wednesday meetings
Bring your unfinished or completed works private review by an experienced DWS member. Helpful guidance and insight will be provided. Please remember that those items presented for critique may not be submitted to the DWS Signature Jury.