WORKSHOP: Wonderful World of Wine & WatercolorJanuary 13, 2019, 10:30 AM HST (Updated January 9, 2019, 8:02 AM)
Artist Nancy DeLucrezia will offer the Wonderful World of Wine & Watercolor workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village.
DeLucrezia will show attendees how to transfer a photo onto watercolor paper and introduce all the basic techniques needed to create a painting using the transfer.
Techniques covered will include basic palette setup, color theory and mixing, masking, wet-on-wet, texturizing and how to create depth, highlights and shadows.
During the class, participants will enjoy a sampling of several wines from Grapes – A Wine Store in Hilo.
Class fee is $35 or $30 for VAC members plus a $17 supply fee. A still life photo will be provided for students to paint. Space is limited and preregistration is required. To register, call VAC at (808) 967-8222 or go online.
DeLucrezia majored in art at the State University of New York as a photographer and printmaker and has painted with watercolors for over 25 years. She has run a Japanese art gallery in New York City, designed public relations campaigns for several arts organizations, and developed a series of drawing and painting classes for children as well as an art therapy curriculum for adults. Before moving to the Big Island, she was a member of the Santa Barbara Watercolor Society and Working Artists Ventura (WAV) where she produced and participated in numerous art and theatrical events. She also served as Director of Art Programs for Turning point Foundation and taught watercolor painting to adults with special needs.
Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus is located at 19-4074 Old Volcano Road in Volcano Village. The Volcano Art Center is a nonprofit educational organization created in 1974 to promote, develop, and
perpetuate the artistic and cultural heritage of Hawai‘i’s people and environment through activities in the visual, literary, and performing arts.