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Talk on watercolors March 8

Watercolor Techniques and Materials

On Monday, March 8, 2010, the El Cerrito Art Association will host a talk and demonstration on Watercolor Techniques and Materials, presented by Winsor & Newton representative, Christine Hanlon. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Garden Room of the El Cerrito Community Center, 7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito.

Winsor & Newton was founded in 1832 by Henry Newton and William Winsor, who were involved with the leading artists of their time - J.M.W Turner, for example. The company pledges to manufacture “the world’s finest artist’ materials,” and takes its relationship with artists very seriously, taking an active interest in what they say.

This lively and entertaining presentation will look at the history, techniques, and materials that spell success when working in this most legendary of mediums, explain differences among colors, papers, brushes and more, and show how to choose which one is best for what you want to accomplish.

All attendees will receive free watercolor samples.

Christine Hanlon is a working artist and teacher from the San Francisco Bay area who has been part of the Artist Outreach Program for Winsor & Newton since 1998. She has been trained on methods and materials with Winsor & Newton in London, and has conducted technical seminars on color and paint at colleges and universities throughout northern California and the Pacific Northwest. Her extensive resume includes invitational and juried museum and gallery shows, as well as traveling exhibitions. She received a BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1976 and an MFA in Painting from the Academy of Art University in 1997, where she currently teaches at the graduate level.

Christine’s paintings, current shows, biography and resume may be viewed online at www.christinehanlon.com


For further information about the program, email ecartassociation@gmail.com or call Barbara Rockhold at 510-237-3457
Run dates: 2010-02-28 - 2010-03-08

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