Guest Artists


Twelve Days of Christmas featuring Duck

One of our talented (and clever) members, Suzanne Watson (The Sketching Doctor) has created another fun adventure with Duck. The Twelve Days of Christmas… For prints of the Twelve Days, you may order through The Sketching Doctor, or Redbubble. Christmas cards of the Twelve Days can be ordered through Redbubble (or from The Sketching Doctor…

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Digital Art – Procreate for Beginners with Ksenia Annis

Developing the initial study for your artwork can be easier using digital art.   My art journey began on my iPad.  My goal was to learn Procreate, but it looked too complex to me.  I am so excited that Ksenia Annis, our long-time sponsor, is conducting a live class — Procreate for Beginners. When is the…


Free Online Class: Learn to paint like Van Gogh with Ksenia Annis

Ksenia has given our watercolor group 75% discount for three of her courses:  Learn to paint like Van Gogh, Paint like the masters, and Impressionism with gouache.  You can get the bundle of 3, or select any of them. Free Online Class:  Learn to paint like Van Gogh with Ksenia Annis Live recording:  Saturday, August…

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Painting leaves and water droplets

Painting leaves and water droplets. Here’s a one-hour tutorial on painting simple leaves.  I was joined by two inspiring artists, Ksenia Annis and Lenard Lai. I started with a simple leaf… added a water droplet… then moved on to Ksenia Annis painting a gorgeous maple leaf… and finished up with a Monstera leaf by Lenard…


Holiday Card tutorials

As we are approaching the holidays, I gathered some Holiday card ideas — all free videos. One of my favorites is this candle by Ksenia Annis.   She has offered to do a free Facebook Live on how to turn this candle into a holiday card.  Stay tuned for the event announcement on Facebook.   Check out Ksenia’s…

Watercolor Foundations Essential Techniques

Watercolor Foundations Class

If you’ve ever wanted to attend an online watercolor class, here’s your opportunity!  Jason Michael Bentley is teaching Watercolor Foundations for Watercolor Art Society – Houston.   One random winner will get to attend this class! . For details on the class: Watercolor Art Society – Houston, Watercolor Foundations class. Classes will be recorded for replay.…

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Free demo: Drawing essentials with Jason Michael Bentley

Here’s a free tutorial demo by Jason Michael Bentley on essential drawing for painting. Jason is teaching online classes fall 2021 on essential drawing and beginner watercolor foundations for Watercolor Art Society – Houston. Bentley – Essential Drawing for the Painting Practice, Sept 1 – 22 Bentley – Watercolor Foundations, Sept 7 – 28 Bentley…


Guest Artist interviews coming soon

Want to hear from other artists? Cucumber may interview artists to learn about their art journeys, their tips,…       Stay tuned.