I hope you got inspired last Saturday at the Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts Demo Days. As you can see there is a huge amount of talent at the P&C waiting to share their skills and mentor students like you.
I truly enjoy sharing my 40+ years of drawing and painting experiences with my students. I am so passionate about watercolor and I enjoy sharing my knowledge and love of the medium. I hope you saw that on Saturday.
Here's the final demonstration. This took a little over an hour. I encourage the viewers to ask questions throughout the process. And I have no problem with people taking photos and videos.
I used QoR Watercolors and 300 lb. indigo watercolor paper. Remember I had mentioned a blog post from last year where I reviewed QoR paints. READ MY POST AND VIEW VIDEO HERE
There was around 45 minutes left. I was asked for a second demo and I was more than happy to share more. Sorry, we didn't capture a photo of the snow scene I did but here's a work in progress.
Saturday, February 22 schedule will feature:
Clayton J. Beck III (10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Portrait in Oils)
Audry Cramblit (10:00 am – 12:30 pm, Sculpture)
Steve Puttrich (1 - 4 pm, Watercolor)
Michael Van Zeyl (1 - 4 pm, Lecture on Painting Surfaces).
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In conjunction with our Faculty Show, several Palette & Chisel instructors will conduct demonstrations. I am honored to participate for the third year in a row. I will be broadcasting on Facebook Live. Here's the line-up.
Saturday, February 16 schedule will feature:
• Audry Cramblit 9:30 am - 12 pm, Sculpture
• Helen Oh (10:00 am - 12 pm, Palette Knife Still Life
• Dale Popovich 10:30 am - 12 pm, Watercolor
• Larry Paulsen (1 - 4 pm, Portrait Drawing
Saturday, February 23 schedule will feature:
• Lenin Delsol 9 - 11:30 am, Oil Painting Portrait
• Stuart Fullerton, 12 - 1 pm, Palette & Chisel History Lecture
• Steve Puttrich 1 - 3:30 pm, Watercolor
• Michael Van Zeyl :30 - 4 pm, Still Life Oil Painting
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Earlier this year I participated in the Palette & Chisel's yearly Demo Days in February. This is a great event where most all of the instructors demonstrate their talents in a two-weekend event and it's all for free. During this time the Faculty Show is hanging in the Main Gallery.
Demo Day's give you a first hand opportunity to see the instructors teaching and painting styles. You can ask questions and really understand each artist's philosophies. You can find the my demo on my Facebook page, Observer Artist Watercolorist Dale L Popovich IWS. We broadcasted a Facebook live.
Voyage Chicago saw my demo and included my painting in an article about Chicago Artists. Well, recently they approached me about doing an in depth interview for their artist & creative focused series calledThe Thought Provokers. Here's a link to the interview Voyage Chicago.
Yesterday, Saturday, February 17 In conjunction with our Faculty Show at the historical Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago I along with other instructors offered free demonstrations. I demonstrated a watercolor and this demo was broadcasted on Facebook Live. Don't forget to LIKE OBSERVER ARTIST WATERCOLORIST DALE L POPOVICH IWS on Facebook.
If you missed this amazing event mark your calendar for early next February 2019.
Here’s all the demos that took place at the P&C.
February 17, 2018
10 - 12 pm: Larry Paulsen - Drawing Facial Features
1 - 4 pm: William Schneider - Portrait Painting
10:30 am - 12 pm: Dale L Popovich - Watercolor
February 24, 2018
10:30 am - 12 pm: Helen Oh - Still Life in Oils
1 - 4 pm: Michael Van Zeyl - Still Life in Oils
9 am - 3 pm: Steve Puttrich - Watercolor
10 am - 12:30 pm: Lenin Delsol - Portrait Painting
Exhibition: February 9 - 26
Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Arts
Address: 1012 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60610
Phone: (312) 642-4400
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Dale L Popovich IWS
is an award-winning watercolorist and teacher who is passionate about capturing the raw beauty of the American landscape with the fluid stroke of a brush. As you will see the works selected in his portfolio represent the breath of his holistic approach to painting. You can also learn along with this talented and experienced teacher through his workshops, Palette & Chisel, Mainstreet Art Center i Lake Zurich, IL, Elmhurst Art Museum, Towering Winds Academy of Fine Arts an online art school, and Popovich Studio classes.