July 2017 Blog Posts (4)

Final Call for Entries! 2017 Segnature Member Entries

This is the Final Call for artists to qualify for Signature Membership this year!

The Deadline to apply is today, July 31, 2017 at 11:59pm PDT. …


Added by Director, Signature Services on July 31, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Just 3 Days Remaining to enter the 2017 Call for Signature Members

There are only 3 days remaining to enter this year's Call for Signature Members and qualify for acceptance into this year's International Challenge at Yosemite National Park featuring a number of awards and honors. The deadline is July 31, 2017 at 11:59pm PDT. No exceptions!

Don't delay.. View the Prospectus …


Added by Director, Signature Services on July 28, 2017 at 2:47pm — No Comments

Announcing the 2017 International Challenge at Yosemite

We are pleased to announce our 2017 International Challenge Exhibit at Yosemite. This event will feature some of the finest examples of landscape painting in the world. In addition to the exhibit, we have a variety of activities available including our Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony, Artist Reception (open to the public), plus demonstrations, paintouts and workshops. Attendees will receive access to Yosemite National Park to paint or just to…


Added by Director, Signature Services on July 21, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Changing the Mood by Changing the Pigments

I teach a weekly watercolor class and suggest to my students that the best way to learn watercolor is to paint! I challenge them to paint the same scene using different pigments to change the mood. You draw or compose once on white drawing paper, trace the image multiple times and paint again. What happens is thay you have multiple chances to paint and feel much freer to create and explore.

The growth that you find in your own painting journey will be evident. Remember, you are… Continue

Added by Debbie Abshear on July 2, 2017 at 7:58am — No Comments

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