Space Available for Mary Alice Bowers Workshop

Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV
Structure and Expression for Flowers in Watercolor
Saturday, October 19, 1:00 – 4:00pm

Instructor: Mary Alice Bowers

Mary Alice Bowers
Mary Alice Bowers

Space is still available for this workshop taught by watercolor artist Mary Alice Bowers.

This workshop will cover techniques to achieve soft flower paintings. Some painting experience advised but not required.

First Period: Elements and Principles of Design

Second Period: Composition: Identify focal point, color harmony. Flower design.

Third Period: Technique: Spraying, pull, float, spattering, scratching out, using masking fluid, salt, plastic wrap, lifting; Dry brush, layering, spraying, lost edges, soft edges; Mixing greys

Supplies: Bring paper of choice, paints: cobalt, Aurelian yellow, permanent rose, or any transparent primary.

Tuition $45; pre-registration required

Registration online at or in the gallery at 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg during regular hours Thursday 12-5 or Friday 12-8. Information or 304-620-7277.

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

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