Learn watercolor tricks at art league meeting

The Art League of the Smokies will meet at 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, at the Swain County Center for the Arts. A DVD with Tom Lynch titled “Secrets of Painting on Watercolor Canvas” will be shown to exhibit various tips and techniques for working on watercolor canvas with any water media.

Some tips and techniques that will be demonstrated in the DVD are: preparation of the watercolor canvas, wet on wet, bright over dark, texturing techniques, variety of edges, dry brush, pure color highlights, use of natural hair brushes, dry lifting, tape resist, liquid frisket resist, gallery wrap edges and spray fixative finish.

Anyone interested can attend free of charge. 828.488.7843

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