The Colorado Watercolor Society is an organization dedicated to upholding the highest standards and principles of art and to promote, encourage, educate and foster an interest in fine art in all media, especially watercolor.
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On the third Tuesday of each month a live artist demo (1 hour long) will be aired on Zoom to the first 100 CWS members and their guests who register for the event on the

CWS Website . (Please sign in on the website first)             

April 20, 2021, 7:00-8:00 p.m - Watercolor Demo by Dan Marshall


Upcoming events

    • 20 Apr 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (MDT)
    • Zoom Live Demo
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    Daniel Marshall

    Watercolor Demo - April 20, 2021

      Daniel Marshall is a prominent watercolor artist currently based in Denver. Growing up on the East Coast and having previously lived in California, his work retains a strong connection to coastal life. His frequent travels to both coasts allow him the opportunity to keep these themes current in the wide range of subjects he enjoys painting. 

    Daniel has been an award winning professional artist and leading name in the tattoo industry since 1995, redirecting the majority of his creative energy to fine art painting in watercolor since 2013. He’s been featured in Watercolor Artist Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine, American Art Collector and Plein Air Magazine. He is also a regular contributor, writing articles about plein air painting, experiences and watercolor instruction.

    • 21 Apr 2021
    • 9:00 AM (MDT)
    • 23 Apr 2021
    • 4:00 PM (MDT)
    • Zoom
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    Birgit O'Connor

    3 day ZOOM workshop 

    “Painting a Starflower in Watercolor”

    Not Just a Zoom class....  a MASTERCLASS


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    Date: April 21st, 22nd, 23rd 2021

    Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00PM


    Workshop fee is as follows:

    Members $195.00 

    Non-Members $225.00 

    Board Members $165.00 


    Internationally acclaimed artist Birgit O’Connor will offer a 3 day virtual workshop in conjunction with CWS on painting an awesome Starflower on a ½ sheet of watercolor paper!  This workshop will be a combination of recorded lessons, as well as ZOOM questions and critique.  After registration you will receive a link to the Birgit’s teaching website to log in and view a materials list and drawing.  Your drawing will print onto 6 sheets of printer paper which you will assemble and transfer to your watercolor paper.  The actual class information will be released the night before each day’s workshop.   You will have access to this class for 3 months after completion.

    *Participants will have access to this class for 3 months after completion.

    Actual Class Information will be released the night before each day's workshop.

    **Refunds and cancellations will not be allowed once you have received the link to the teachable site.




    How to Register: 
    You can register online (PREFERRED) for your convenience, or by contacting Sandy Day Selbert at sandy@sandydayselbert.com

    You may pay online or pay by check (in which case your registration will be pending until payment is received). Make check out to "Colorado Watercolor Society" and mail it along with your name and address to Priscilla Greenbaum, 15168 W Washburn Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228.


    Internationally Award Winning Artist and Author

    Birgit O’Connor CWA-M, LWS-M, NWWS is an award winning Master watercolor artist, bestselling author and sought after instructor. Her work has been included in collections throughout the world, and has been published in over 60 national and international artist publications, including Australian Artist, International Artist Magazine, Watercolor Artist, American Artist, San Francisco Chronicle, and New York Times Bestselling author.

    When it comes to watercolor painting, many institutions have added Birgit’s bestselling books to their curriculum which include Watercolor in MotionWatercolor Essentials, and Paint Watercolor Flowers

    Beyond the publications, books, and in person workshops, Birgit shares her knowledge and skill in many online watercolor painting courses. These classes include a wide range of subject matter, from florals to landscapes, beginner to advanced Masterclasses. No matter what skill level you’re at, you can enjoy an online painting workshop. For more information on Birgit O'Connor and more online courses check out her website- https://birgitoconnor.com


Past events

25 Mar 2021 Lorraine Watry- 3 day ZOOM workshop “Painting Reflections in Water with Swan”
16 Mar 2021 Scott Roberts Demo (Zoom) (members.. sign in to register)
06 Feb 2021 “Image Preparation for Exhibition” by Carol Newsom (Zoom)
20 Oct 2020 CANCELLED Randy Hale Workshop Painting With Pizazz!
15 Sep 2020 CANCELLED! RUTH ARMITAGE WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP - THE ABC’S OF ABSTRACTION
03 Aug 2020 Sterling Edwards Big Brush Watercolors Workshop
04 Jul 2020 Cindy Brabec-King Watercolor Workshop "Painting Glass in Watercolor"
03 Jul 2020 A Splash of Colorado 2020 Watercolor Exhibition, Call for Entries
26 Jun 2020 Plein Air Paint Out - Denver Botanic Gardens, Chatfield Farms
23 Jun 2020 CANCELLED CINDY BRABEC-KING Watercolor Workshop
05 Jun 2020 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies 45th Exhibition, Call for Entries
23 Apr 2020 2020 State Watercolor Exhibition, Call for Entries
11 Jan 2020 Marketing Online for Beginners with Susan Schmitt
15 Oct 2019 Georgia Mansur Watercolor Workshop CANCELLED
03 Aug 2019 Peggy Morgan Stenmark Watercolor Workshop "Painting Mountain Landscapes"
17 Jun 2019 Plein Air Paint Out - Denver Botanic Gardens, Chatfield Farms
30 Apr 2019 Ken Goldman Workshop
25 Apr 2019 A Splash of Colorado 2019 Watercolor Exhibition, Call for Entries
16 Apr 2019 Watercolor Workshop with Jeanne Hyland - Wet & Workable; Portraits and Pets Demystified
13 Feb 2019 2019 State Watercolor Exhibition, Call for Entries
09 Jul 2018 CWS New Trends in Watermedia Exhibit 2018, Call for Entries
02 Jun 2018 Steve Griggs Workshop in Gunnison - June 2, 2018
13 Apr 2018 A Splash of Colorado Watercolor Exhibition, Call for Entries
23 Feb 2018 2018 State Watercolor Exhibition, Call for Entries
16 Jan 2018 Pat Rucker Workshop - March 22, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3
16 Jan 2018 Steve Griggs Workshop - October 16, 17 and 18
16 Jan 2018 Sterling Edwards Workshop August 6, 7, 8 and 9
16 Jan 2018 Robbie Laird Workshop - November 6, 7 and 8
22 Aug 2017 CWS New Trends in Watermedia Exhibit 2017, Call for Entries
17 May 2017 Steve Griggs Workshop - October 17, 18 & 19 2017
27 Feb 2017 Patricia Rucker Workshop - April 6, 13, 27; May 4, 11, 18, 2017
16 Dec 2016 Tom Lynch Workshop - September 11, 12, 13, 14 2017
16 Dec 2016 2017 State Watercolor Exhibit, Call for Entries
08 Nov 2016 Vladislav Yeliseyev Workshop - April 18, 19, 20, 2017
03 Oct 2016 2016 CWS Members Show, Call for Entries
16 Feb 2016 Randy Hale Workshop - April 19, 20, 21, 2016
16 Feb 2016 Gale Webb Workshop - June 2, 3, 4 2016
16 Feb 2016 Tom Lynch Workshop - September 13, 14, 15 2016
21 Jan 2016 CWS 2016 State Watercolor Exhibit, Call for Entries
10 Oct 2015 CWS Online Members Exhibit, Call for Entries
04 Aug 2015 Sterling Edwards Workshop June 6-9, 2016
04 Aug 2015 Sterling Edwards Workshop June 13-16, 2016
01 Aug 2015 CWS New Trends in Watermedia Exhibit, Call for Entries
01 Jul 2015 2015 Members Show
23 May 2015 Arleta Pech Workshop (CANCELLED)
22 May 2015 Judy Patti Workshop - July 14-16 2015
21 May 2015 2015 CWS Members Show, Call for Entries
31 Jan 2015 Robbie Laird Workshop - CANCELLED
31 Jan 2015 Tom Jones Workshop - June 8-10 2015
30 Jan 2015 Randy Hale Workshop - April 21-23 2015
08 Jan 2015 CWS 2015 State Watercolor Exhibit, Call for Entries
05 Dec 2014 Opening Reception of CWS New Trends Exhibit
05 Dec 2014 CWS New Trends in Watermedia Exhibit
15 Nov 2014 ENTER 40th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibit (DEADLINE NOV 15)
24 Oct 2014 ENTER CWS New Trends in Water Media Exhibit (DEADLINE OCT 24)
12 Aug 2014 Thomas Schaller Workshop
16 Jul 2014 2014 Members Show
07 Jul 2014 Sterling Edwards Workshop
20 May 2014 Tom Jones Demo (the workshop is cancelled)
01 Apr 2014 39th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
04 Mar 2014 Carl Dalio Workshop
04 Mar 2014 CWS 2014 State Watercolor Exhibit
11 Jan 2014 "Passport to Paris" CWS Offsite Tour
08 Oct 2013 Mary Alice Braukman Workshop
07 Sep 2013 New Trends Show 2013
05 Jul 2013 2013 Members Show
17 Jun 2013 Sterling Edwards Workshop
18 Apr 2013 CWS Plymouth Congregational Art Show
15 Apr 2013 Steven Quiller Workshop
26 Feb 2013 Thomas Schaller workshop
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