Feb 23: Water Color Materials Demo by Sharon Way-Howard

Sharon painting clouds

(By Karen Loew)

On Saturday, February 23rd, SCNY members and members of the public were invited to a water color materials demonstration by former Art Committee Chair Sharon Way-Howard. The event ended with a raffle of materials donated by M. Graham and Co., Karen Loew and Annie Patt as well as Sharon’s finished painting.

Bonnie Cotnoir, Sharon Way-Howard and Denise Rolland

Raffle winners Bonnie Cotnoir and Denise Rolland with Sharon

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SCNY'13-Sharon Howard Demo - 8Alex Katlan, who was upstairs hosting his own exhibition and sale came down to support the effort by purchasing a few raffle tickets and wound up winning the prize donated by M. Graham and Co., 21 tubes of Sharon’s favorite gouache. Ruth Mendez won a copy of Watercolor Magazine also donated by Sharon. Special thanks to Tom Hedderich for his help in setting up the room.

Next materials demo will take place Saturday, March 16th, 2-3:30 PM. Featured will be SCNY member Joe Gyurcsak, resident artist for Utrecht Art Supplies and noted author, instructor, juror and art materials expert. The focus of his demo will be acrylics.

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