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Gualala Arts Lecture Series presents:
The Figure in Watercolor

with Don Andrews
Monday, April 21, 2008, 7:00 p.m.
$5 donation requested


Don Andrews A nationally known artist and teacher, Don Andrews has conducted over 400 painting workshops throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe. Gualala Arts will have a lecture by Don on Monday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. The lecture is open to the public. A $5 donation is requested.

Don's unique approach to painting the figure is designed to teach artists at every level to overcome the obstacles of figure painting. His accessible style will help watercolorists improve their handling of the medium and rendering of the figure dramatically.

Don is also conducting a workshop on The Figure in Watercolor April 21-25 at Gualala Arts Center.

Don Andrews is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art in Sarasota, Florida, and a resident of Fairhope, Alabama. Don is an active member and past board director of the American Watercolor Society. His paintings have received numerous awards in national watercolor competitions, including three awards from the American Watercolor Society.

Interpreting the Figure in Watercolor, by Don Andrews Don is the author of the book, "Interpreting the Figure in Watercolor" and "Rough Sketches: Short Stories of a Traveling Artist" as well as the video "Making Watercolor Glow." His new book, "Interpreting the Landscape in Watercolor" has just come out. He is also featured in the Watson Guptill publication "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Watercolor" and has had numerous feature articles published in American Artist magazine, and the Watercolor issue of American Artist.

Don's book takes on a challenging subject: showing how the figure can be painted creatively and beautifully in watercolor through simplification, interpretation, and shape-making.

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