Da Vinci Paint Company Awards!

Da Vinci Paint Company have very kindly donated FIVE of these awesome travel palettes as awards for our ‘A Symphony in Watercolour’ Exhibition.  The awards will be announced at our opening event on September 28th at Boynton House on Richmond Green.  Da Vinci will also have a representative at our opening event to demonstrate their products to visiting artists.

Thank you Da Vinci Paint company for your generous sponsorship from all of us at IWS Canada and CSPWC/SCPA.

Da Vinci travel palette

For more information about our five day event view our 5 day event pdf , or for a summary of the events see the image below:

The painting in this graphic, Colour of Music, is by one of our jurors, Anne McCartney CSPWC, AWS, TWSA

Honourable Mentions Given to…

Our IWS Canada ‘150 Ways to Celebrate’ online watercolour contest had 8 winners (1st, 2nd and 3rd National, 1st, 2nd and 3rd International, National Youth, and International Youth) which have all been featured in our previous blog posts.  The jurors felt that several other entries, however, deserved honourable mention.

Here they are, for your appreciation:

Galuh Tajimalela (Indonesia), My Everlasting Book:

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Honourable Mention: Galuh Tajimalela Indonesia My Everlasting Book 175×175 cm

David L. Stickel (USA), Room with a View – Duomo of Milan:

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Honourable Mention: David L. Stickel USA Room with a View – Duomo of Milan 54×38 cm

Anna Ivanova (Russia), Flowers:

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Honourable Mention: Anna Ivanova Russia Flowers 40×56 cm

Nanasaheb B. Yeole (India), Rainy Evening of Mumbai:

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Honourable Mention: Nanasaheb B Yeole India Rainy Evening of Mumbai 76×56 cm

Phyllis Tseng (USA), The Little Dreamer:

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Honourable Mention: Phyllis Tseng USA The Little Dreamer 12×16″

Sutee Kaenyuk (Thailand), Happy Baby:

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Honourable Mention: Sutee Kaenyuk Thailand Happy Baby 56×76 cm

Suresh Dhondiba Bhosale (India), Golden Mumbai:

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Honourable Mention: Suresh Dhondiba Bhosale India Golden Mumbai 30×43″

Fan Junrang (China), In the Mood for Love:

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Honourable Mention: Fan Junrang China In the Mood for Love 55×75 cm

Eudes Correia (Brazil), Life:

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Honourable Mention: Eudes Correia Brazil Life 29×38 cm

Marney Ward (Canada), Butchart’s Begonias:

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Honourable Mention: Marney Ward Canada Butchart’s Begonias 21×29″

Rene Thibault (Canada), Above the Rockies #27:

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Honourable Mention: Rene Thibault Canada Above the Rockies #27 18×12″

Margaret Roseman (Canada), Sisters:

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Honourable Mention: Margaret Roseman Canada Sisters 22×15″

Angelina Bloshchitsyna (youth) (Belarus) Still Life:

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Angelina Bloshchitsyna Belarus (Youth) Still Life 70×50 cm

Rose Butler (youth) (Canada) Brown and Storey Square:

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Honourable Mention: Rose Butler Canada Brown and Storey Square 55×55 cm

Finalists announced for ‘150 Ways to Celebrate’!

We are pleased to present the 150 finalists of our online watercolour contest, chosen by four renowned jurors, from 1450 entries and over 80 different countries around the world.  Please enjoy these excellent watercolours.  You may see the beautiful video presentation  constructed by our IWS Canada President Ona Kingdon, and all the winners and finalists, here on the page devoted to the contest.  We have also announced the results on Facebook.

Congratulations to all the finalists and especially to our winners!

Thank you to all who entered our contest.