Anyone can paint beautiful watercolors – even you! Artist Nancy DeLucrezia will offer the “Wonderful World of Wine & Watercolor” workshop on Tuesday, July 18 from 4 pm – 7pm at Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus in Volcano Village.
Nancy will show you how to transfer a photo onto watercolor paper and introduce you to all the basic techniques you need to create a lovely painting of your picture. Techniques covered will include basic palette setup, color theory and mixing, masking, wet in wet, texturizing and how to create depth, highlights and shadows.
During the class, participants will enjoy a sampling of several wines from the wine store “Grapes” in Hilo.
Class fee is $35/$30 for VAC members plus a $17 supply fee. A still life photo will be provided for students to paint.
Nancy 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.