Kay Duffy will demonstrate autumn trees at the September 28th, 2013 meeting

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DATE: September 28th, 2013
TIME: 1:30 p.m. (1:15 p.m. if competing)
LOCATION: First Congregational Church at 1980 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose

Local watercolor artist, Kay Duffy, will be demonstrating autumn trees.

Kay Duffy is a “wet and loose” watercolor artist. Her paintings are bright and impressionistic. She uses bold colors, broad strokes, and strong shapes to depict the natural landscape, flowers and trees, interesting buildings, foreign lands and exotic places. Her demonstration for us will involve autumn colors in watercolor. You won’t want to miss this very talented artist.

See Kathy’s art at kayduffywatercolors.com

Photos from the August 24th, 2013 meeting

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Photo of artworks for the Artist of the Month competition

 

Photo of artworks for the Blue Gallery competition

 

Photo of artworks for the Artist of the Month competition

 

Photo of artworks for the Artist of the Month competition

 

Dick Zunkel provides new insight into plein air painting

Photo of Dick Zunkel during the demonstration

 

Photo of Dick Zunkel during the demonstration

 

Photo of Dick Zunkel during the demonstration

 

Photo of Dick Zunkel during the demonstration

 

Artist of the Month winners for August, 2013

Dianne Daly, First Place – Acrylic on sheet music – “Jazz”

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Bonnie Rokas, Second Place – Watercolor – “Musee de Rodin”.

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Annette Schiffman, Second Place – Watercolor – “Rocks”

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Blue Ribbon Gallery winner for August, 2013

Frieda Tesler, First Place – Ink and Watercolor – “Fisherman’s Tower”

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Dick Zunkel will demonstrate plein air watercolor techniques at the August 24th, 2013 meeting

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Date: August 24th, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m. (1:15 p.m. if competing)

Members to bring photos and vote on photo(s) to be used in December’s Paint-out Critique.

Demonstrator: Dick Zunkel
www.ucolick.org/~raja/art

Synopsis:
CAG member and plein air artist, Dick Zunkel, will demonstrate his plein air watercolor techniques.

Photos from the July 27th, 2013 meeting

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Photo of artworks for the Blue Gallery competition

 

Photo of artworks for the Artist of the Month competition

 

Raja Guha Thakurta gives insight into his creative process and his personal stories he tells through his amazing artwork

Raja Guha Thakurta tells the story behind this portrait of his nanny and the relevance behind the various symbols painted in the background.

Photo o f Raja Guha Thakurta during the demonstation

Raja Guha Thakurta explains the various illustrations that are incorporated into John Rubbo’s commissioned portrait.

 

Artist of the Month winners for July, 2013

John Rubbo, First Place with his photograph “Early Morning”.

Photo of John Rubbo, First Place with his photograph “Early Morning"

 

Tes Ramos-DuVon, Second Place with her photograph “Sunset in Santa Cruz”.

Photo of Tes Ramos-DuVon, Second Place with her photograph “Sunset in Santa Cruz"

 

Jackie Bishop, Third Place with her watercolor “Watch the March”.

Photo of Jackie Bishop, Third Place with her watercolor “Watch the March”."

 

Blue Ribbon Gallery winner for July, 2013

Frieda Tesler with her watercolor “Norwegian Fishing Fleet”.

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2012 Artist of the Year

Bonnie Rokas with her Artist of the Year ribbon.

Photo of Bonnie Rokas with her Artist of the Year ribbon.

 

 

Photos from the June 22nd, 2013 meeting

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Uma Kelkar demonstrates painting an outdoor scene of Stevens Creek Reservoir

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Artist of the Month winners for June, 2013

 

1st place: New Member, Dick Zunkel, with his watercolor “Rest Stop”

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2nd place:  Barbara Weiss, with her watercolor/pen “Bees 3″

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3rd place: Annette Schiffman with her watercolor “Dusk”

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3rd place: Bonnie Rokas with her watercolor “Twilight Time”

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Blue Ribbon Gallery winner for June, 2013

There was no Blue Ribbon Gallery competition this month.