WORKSHOPS

PWS holds one or two major workshops each year!  

A variety of topics are covered to provide a wide variety of painting styles and methods.  Nationally-known instructors are often teaching the workshops.

Major Workshops are held at: Hummelstown Fire Department 249 East Main Street, Hummelstown, PA 17036

If you cancel with less than two weeks notice, a $100 fee is not refundable. Workshop fees include snacks and lunch each day.


Event calendar

    • January 13, 2023
    • February 10, 2023
    • 11:59 PM
    • Online

    Each year, the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society provides an opportunity for its members to showcase their work online. Members have a chance to sell their work and to compete for 15 cash prize awards.

    2023 ONLINE MEMBERS SHOW CALENDAR

    • January 13, 2023 - Open for submissions

    • February 10, 2023 - Deadline for entries at 11:59 EST
    • Week of February 20 - 24 2023 - Award notifications (via email)
    • March 1 - Members Show posted on the pawcs.com website. Show will remain active on the PWS website indefinitely
      • June 14, 2023
      • 9:00 AM
      • June 16, 2023
      • 4:00 PM
      • Hummelstown Fire Hall 249 East Main Street Hummelstown, Pa.
      • 9
      Register

      STEPHEN ZHANG, an internationally known watercolorist is coming to Hummelstown, Pa. to conduct an in-person 3 day workshop!!! 

      Stephen’s  “In The Moment” workshop description in his own words… 

      “This workshop addresses painting portraits in watercolor that captures people in the moments using dynamic brushwork that best utilizes watercolor’s looseness and spontaneity. In the three-day workshop we will address different aspects of watercolor portrait. 

      First, the workshop will focus on painting with value only, then moves onto painting a fully developed portrait, finally ends with painting highly synthesized and simplified portraits. Participants will practice painting lively portrait in fully developed as well as highly reduced approaches. “ 

      • Day 1 Value only portrait 
      • Day 2 Fully developed portrait 
      • Day 3 Highly synthesized and simplified portrait

      Download the full materials list

           


    For questions, contact workshop at email pwswrkshops@gmail.com 

    Shorter, less formal one-day workshops are often also held in conjunction with the Annual Juried Show.  See the Juried Show Page for more details on Mini-Workshops.

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