Join us for our virtual monthly meetings with live demo. These events are wonderful opportunities to explore your creativity and learn about SDWS.

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Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings are held virtually on Zoom. Please see the calendar for exact dates.

Typical Agenda

1:00 pm Social Time
1:30 pm Short Business Meeting
2:00 pm Artist Demonstration by Featured Artist (see below)

ZOOM Information:  Join Zoom Meeting here (password = artist)


First Friday Receptions

First Friday Receptions are now being held in the Gallery on the First Friday of the month.  Check calendar for Holiday exceptions.

Figure Drawing

SDWS Figure Drawing (aka Life Drawing) sessions are now held weekly on Wednesdays from 9:30-12:30 (unless there is a Workshop scheduled). Check the Calendar for exact dates. The models are clothed.  These are hands-on drawing/painting sessions rather than classes, although the participating artists may provide helpful tips.  The cost for SDWS members is $10 (cash) and $15 (cash) for non-members.  Sessions are first come, first serve with a maximum of 22.


Weekly Paintouts: Generally every Thursday from 9-11:30am.

Saturday Paintouts:  The second Saturday of the month from 9am-12:30pm.

Please see SDWS Calendar to confirm dates, times and locations.


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Jun 20, 2024 Thursday informal Plein Air Paintout
Jun 27, 2024 Thursday informal Plein Air Paintout
Jul 4, 2024 Thursday informal Plein Air Paintout