Vinton Guild of Fine Arts

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The Wonders of Watercolor

In completing a masters program under my mentor and good friend Don Matting, I was encouraged to focus on one medium for solo exhibitions. Watercolors became my passion. After one hundred “experimental paintings” I began to better understand the variety of papers and the soul of watercolors (or should I say attitude). They can be extremely challenging, I could compare the act of painting to a wrestling match. You prepare, train hard and set out to do your best, but the end results are often a gift, the grace of God. Yes, I wanted to master every technique of handling the medium but you learn to stay humble. Ultimately the goal is to create a painting that says just enough to make those visual connections.

The discounted fees for this workshop are due to the generous support of the Vinton Community Foundation.

EVENT

The Wonders of Watercolor

David Prehm

Saturday, June 17, 2017

9 am - 3 pm

LOCATION

Old School Art Studio

811 D Avenue, Ste. 28

Vinton, IA   52349

DETAILS

Pre-registration Required

Deadline:  June 12, 2017

For more information or to register, download workshop flyer here.

 

Supplies will be provided, but if you would like to bring your own, here is a list of suggested items.