April 24, 2013. The High Country Watermedia Society welcomes members and guests on May 11 at Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff in Boone at 10 a.m. All artists from beginners to professionals are invited. The club meets the second Saturday of each month. Refreshments served at 9:30 a.m.
The first guest artist is Cathy Taylor, an award-winning mixed media artist who currently exhibits at Main Street Gallery in Blowing Rock. Learn about working with alcohol inks during the May meeting. “What do you get when you combine Alcohol inks with a paint brush and plastic paper? Absolutely gorgeous, brilliantly colorful, amazingly textured creations. Paintings glow like stained glass,” she said. She added that no painting experience is needed! Quick, easy, and fun; and very few materials needed! Taylor currently conducts workshop across the country and is a Signature member of the National Collage Society. To see more work, visit www.ctaylorart.com.
Registration for workshop is $35 for members and $70 for non-members (non-refundable). Make check out to HCWS with artist’s name in memo area, along with phone number and e-mail address. Mail check to High Country Watermedia Society P O Box 2254, Boone, NC 28607. Visit www.HighCountryWatermediaSociety.com for more details. Afternoon workshops spaces are limited.
The 2013 schedule includes Ann Vasilik on June 8; Linda Dallas on July 13; Sharron Burns on August 10; Kate Worm on September 14 and Therese Ferguson on October 12.
Blowing Rock resident Sarah Gilley, president of HCWS said, “We offer one of the most affordable workshops in the High Country. There are now 100 members and we invite seasonal visitors.”