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Behind the Canvas: Creating a Wet-in-Wet Watercolor Painting

Experience a unique series of three programs with award-winning Maritime Gallery artists in the beautiful setting of the Maritime Gallery on the banks of the Mystic River. Hear their personal stories about how they create a work of art through lectures, slide presentations, and live demonstrations. Learn what inspires their creativity from sketch to finished masterwork. Discover what art collectors today look for in a painting – whether for personal enjoyment or investment.

February 22: Creating a Wet-in-Wet Watercolor Painting

Watch as Robert Noreika creates a fluid wet-in-wet watercolor painting and learn why he is so passionate about watercolor. See how he effortlessly paints beautiful images with this difficult technique as he concentrates on mixing a variety of colors directly on the paper without overworking it.

Behind the Canvas: A Special Series of Programs for Art Lovers continues March 29 and April 12.

Featured painting: “Fogged In” by Robert Noreika