Worthington Area Art League – announcements 1/3/18

Got to get used to typing “2018” . . .

Happy New Year!

Here are a few items to share.

>>>> Don’t forget the next meeting is one week from tomorrow!!! Both meeting location and time have changed. Take note! <<<< ——————————————————————————— >>>> WAAL January meeting

An Art Exhibit Three Points in Time: An Artists Journey

Several of our members are included in the current exhibit at the McConnell Art Center.
Opening Date: January 4, 2018 – March 18

JANUARY’S LEAGUE MEETING will be the Reception: January 11, 2018 6-8 pm **time has been changed**

(12 of the 20 artists in the exhibit are COPA (Central Ohio Plein Air) members as well as members of WAAL)
McConnell Art Center is located at 777 Evening Street Worthington 614-431-0329

Invite your friends, and neighbors to the reception. (see attached postcard)

see attachment

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>>>> Invitation for WAAL Members

Invitation for WAAL members
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0YmyFO6l8M

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>>>> WAAL Exhbit at Worthington Kroger store.

The exhibit that has been at the Worthington Kroger store has been taken down.

The 18×24 prints are available to our WAAL artists at the price we paid for them $35.
If you are interested contact Bill Westerma at 614-846-0354 or art.billw@gmail.com <mailto:art.billw@gmail.com>
They are unframed and unmatted but are bonded to a piece of foam board.

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>>>> Watercolor Class-Painting from Photographs

Winter quarter watercolor classes start Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at the Westerville Comm,unity Center. The first class will be “Painting from Photographs” and will be from 10am – noon on Wednesdays for 6 weeks
This class is based on the Elements and Principles of Design that was the topic of my presentation to WAAL last summer. A brief description is below

To register visit or call the Rec Cemter (614) 901 6500 or register online at recreg.westerville.org/wbwsc/webtrac.wsc/search.html at
enter PAINTING in the keyword search.CMZ
NOTE: the price showm online may not be correct. The actual cost is $65 for Westerville residemts and $80 for non-residents
Painting from Photographs

Photographs provide a wealth of information as references for our paintings, but often much of it is extraneous to the story we want to tell with the painting. The challenge, then, is to extract the useful material and reject that which doesn’t contribute to the story. In fact many times the photograph may contain several good paintings if we just know how to extract them. Conversely, many times a photo may contain objects that are good reference material, but there isn’t enough to make a complete painting (that interesting building that sits in a treeless, flat landscape). This class will focus on learning how to make the most of your photo references by simplifying, rearranging and combining reference materials to produce winning paintings.

Charles Rowland

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>>>> Classes

From Angela Gage

Nude Figure Drawing and/or Painting (6 weeks)
Foundation of Drawing (6 weeks)
Oil Painting 101

Repeat students welcome. I will work with students at an individual level. Please pass on to everyone that might be interested. Thank you! See you in class.
Classes for the Delaware County Cultural Arts Center
Register at Artscastle.org
dRAwing FoR Youth
S0036-Q118 Ages:10 to 15 Jan 18- Feb 8 Thursday | 5:15 PM- 6:15 PM Registration Deadline: Jan 13
Play with different media and improve your drawing and painting skills. We will use a variety of materials, including pencil, charcoal and watercolors. Join us again if you have taken this class before. Dress for mess.
Angela Gage
# of sessions: 4 member $48 non member $53
oil PAinting
S0134-Q118 Ages:13+ Jan 18- Feb 8 Thursday | 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM Registra on Deadline: Jan 13
Working under the guidance of a professional portrait artist, beginners will complete at least one and possibly two paintings in this class. Intermediate students will receive guidance while they work on projects of their own choice. Recommended that students should bring basic oil paint set (or use the Arts Castle Basic Supplies). Students have several options regarding subject matter. If already working on something, student can continue work on that painting. Still life will not be set up but students are welcome to bring a photograph to work from. If you prefer to bring your own painting supplies, please contact the office for supply list.
Angela Gage Member: $97 Non-Member: $108
# of sessions: 4

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Upcoming Events

Jan
4
Thu
2018
9:00 am Three Points in Time Group Show @ McConnell Arts Center
Three Points in Time Group Show @ McConnell Arts Center
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm
Three Points in Time Group Show @ McConnell Arts Center | Worthington | Ohio | United States
WAAL artists were asked to submit three works of art representing 3 separate stages in their artistic careers. The result is “Three Points in Time: The Artist’s Journey”, a group show hosted by the McConnell[...]
Feb
8
Thu
2018
7:00 pm February – WAAL Meeting @ Griswold Center
February – WAAL Meeting @ Griswold Center
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
WAAL meetings are the second Thursday of each month starting at 7 PM. Meetings feature programs with special speakers discussing art related topics. These meetings are free and open to the public. New members are welcome[...]
7:00 pm February Speaker
February Speaker
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Frederick Fochtman is an art restorer, painting instructor and award winning oil painter from Columbus, Ohio. As a painter, Fred works from direct observation and paints exclusively from life. An integral part of his process[...]

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