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Watercolor Workshop at Mena Art Gallery


Thursday, April 21, through Saturday, April 23, Mena Art Gallery will host a watercolor workshop led by Carol Flori of Texarkana. Carol is a member of the Arkansas Arts Council and is an extremely talented painter and teacher. For more information, and to see many of her beautiful watercolors, go to

In the workshop, you will learn about paper, brushes, and the types of watercolor paints. You will also work on design, composition, values, shadows, backgrounds, and choosing colors.

The three-day class comes with a reference binder that you will use for years to come in developing your skill with watercolors. Carol has a light-hearted approach to painting, and says that the main point of the class is to have fun!

The workshop will run from 9 am to 4 pm; the cost, including the reference binder, is $200 per person. To register, call Julie Vande Zande at Mena Art Gallery, 479-394-3880. Even better, stop by the gallery at 607 Mena Street during regular gallery hours: 11 am to 2 pm on Tuesdays and 10 am to 3 pm on Wednesdays through Saturdays. You can have a look at the binder and get more of your questions answered.

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