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Watercolor Dreams Gallery offering new classes

Jan. 19, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Several new classes are now being offered at Watercolor Dreams Gallery, 1102 3rd Ave., Suite 104 in River Towers West.

Watercolor Dreams also is offering Party Art, a totally new concept for parents who are looking for something different for their child's birthday celebration. The Gallery has a small kitchen area where parents may stage refreshments, a large Gallery space for gift time and an opportunity for the child and his/her guests to paint a watercolor painting to take home.

Other classes will include:

Figure Drawing -- Taught by award-winning artist Bruce Bowersock. The ongoing 2-4 p.m. Sunday classes will feature live models and instruction and critiques from Bowersock.

Teen's Drawing and Sketching -- Basic and intermediate classes take place from 9-11 a.m. each Saturday are taught by Bowersock and feature Stretch and Sketch, where walk around the area to sketch outdoors. Instruction in a variety of media, including pencil, charcoal, watercolor and more also are offered in the Gallery's classroom.

Adult's Watercolor -- Scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m Thursdays. Beginners and intermediate students will learn watercolor basics, painting and techniques.

Kid's Watercolor Art -- Taught by award-winning artists and veteran teacher Lillianne Bowersock. This class, designed for six students at a time, is capped to maximize one-on-attention for each student. Children ages 7-11 will learn art theory as well as hands-on instruction in technique. The students will create a painting in each class and have surprise art projects.

Additional classes may be created in each art area if there is additional demand.

Students may bring their own art materials or purchase needed equipment, paper, paints and brushes from the Gallery.

The Watercolor Dreams Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. To contact the owners, schedule classes or discuss pricing, call 304-633-6035, visit the website or see the Watercolor Dreams Gallery on Facebook.