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.

Raja Guha Thakurta will demonstrate portraits in pencil and oil at the July 27th, 2013 meeting

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Date: July 27, 2013
Time: 1:30 p.m. (1:15 p.m. if competing)

Demonstrator: Raja Guha Thakurta
www.ucolick.org/~raja/art

Synopsis:
Raja will speak and demonstrate on the art of creating portraits and figures using pencil and oil.

Uma Kelkar will be demonstrating watercolor painting at the June 22nd, 2013 meeting

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Date: June 22
Time: 1:30 p.m. (1:15 p.m. if competing)

Demonstrator:
Uma Kelkar • Watercolorist
www.umakelkar.com

Uma Kelkar is a Stanford University graduate from the Department of Electrical Engineering and works as an analog engineer. While having no formal art education, she began creating art at a very early age and seriously picked up paints again in April 2009. In four short years she has won numerous awards, exhibited her paintings in many shows throughout the valley, is a member of the Santa Clara County Watercolor Society and is the youngest member of the oldest cooperative gallery in the Bay Area: Gallery House in Palo Alto. While a busy mom with young children, she still finds the time to fuel her passion.