Arlene Newman, award winning watercolor painter, will present a one-day workshop. She will be using a whimsical painting style using a “splash” technique. She will be painting an animal theme in lively colors with a contemporary twist.
Regular watercolor supplies: 9 x 12 paper 140 lb.; tape paper to a stiff board for painting. You will need Masking fluid and fine liner for masking- bar of soap.
Arlene’s Bio: Arlene Newman is a traditional fine artist, author and teacher from New Jersey. Her artistic process began as a child attending private painting classes at 7 years old. She studied fine art techniques with a local artist where she mastered oil painting and watercolors before expanding into Acrylics, pastels, charcoal and decorative arts. Her art is characterized by vibrant colors and contrasting shapes that tell a narrative.
Ms. Newman has exhibited at the White House for National Christmas Tree Ornaments in 1999 and 2005 and was selected by the White House to represent New Jersey for the 2008 National Decorated Egg display.
In addition, Arlene’s work has been displayed globally in magazines and articles across the U.S., Canada and Japan. She is also an author of four instructional painting books, many instructional DVDs, over 700 art designs and teaches two to three classes per week at her Art Studio. She also teaches online Zoom classes and teaches video classes from her NJ studio. Arlene is also a guest teacher for many painting chapters, conventions and art shops all across North America and Canada.
Arlene is currently a member of several local fine art groups including: The Manasquan River Group of Artists, Ocean County Artists Guild, Pine Shores Artists, New Jersey Watercolor Society, Laurelton Arts Society, Monmouth County Artist Guild, New Jersey Watercolor Society, and Audubon/ Salmagundi Club, NYC and is a member of Vesterheim Norwegian/ American Museum. She is active in the Jersey Shore art community providing painting demonstrations, lectures and classes for many local art groups and schools.
(Adult and teen)