Friday, March 23, 2012

Demo with Carolyn Lantanision

The SAA is proud to announce the second demo of the Spring season. Carolyn Lantanision will be demonstrating watercolor techniques in landscape painting. She has donated these 4 small giclee prints of her work to be raffled off at the demo.

Carolyn Latanision, a member of the National Watercolor Society, is a nationally recognized artist working primarily in water media, exploring its unique challenges and possibilities. She has been distinguished with invitational memberships to national societies including the Hudson Valley Art Association, and National Association of Women Artists. The Pennsylvania Watercolor society has honored her with inclusion in their Sylvan Grouse Guild. Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club in NYC has three times awarded her their Medal of Honor for Watercolor at the National Arts Club. She is a Copley Master in the Copley Society of Art, Boston, and a member of Rockport Art Association. She has also exhibited with The American Watercolor Society. Her awards are numerous, and her work is included in more than 30 corporate collections.

This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served, and we will be raffling Carolyn's prints to attendees.

To reach the center on Essex Road in Swampscott, drive around the high school building and enter at the rear. There is a sign on Essex St. for the school/senior center.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Demo updates

Elissa Della-Piana with a few of her artist journals and books

Last week we had quite a successful turnout for Elissa Della-Piana's demo. We learned about artist journals and books, layout and sketching. Our next demo is scheduled for Thursday, April 19, 7pm back at the Swampscott Senior Center with Carolyn Lantanision. Carolyn will demonstrate and talk about watercolor landscape painting, specific focus on layering sky. More info to follow.

Carolyn Lantanision, "Eastern Point Breezes", watercolor