Liquitex Acrylic Demonstration, Gamblin Oils Demonstration, Painting with Heather

4 05 2015

Liquitex2On Friday April 24th, ColArt representative Ann McCarthy was at A.I. Friedman’s Port Chester Store with local artist Laura Anechiarico.  Together they put on a presentation of Liquitex products that was very informative.  The well-attended event highlighted the new water based spray colors, paint markers and acrylic inks.Liquitex1

The audience was especially excited about the new products and the possibilities that they open up.  Ann and Laura plan to return later this year with demos on watercolors and oils manufactured by Winsor & Newton.

The demonstration of Gamblin Oils on Saturday April 25th was also very informative.  Sarah Becktel’s explanation of the application and properties of the oil paints was eye opening and easy to understand.Gamblin2

Gamblin1Many who attended commented that Sarah was “very knowledgeable and friendly” and “one of the best demonstrators they have had”.  Those in attendance felt they had learned a lot of new information about the products.

Lastly, the popular series on Monday nights “Painting with Heather” classes continues to be a success.  The faithful following of artists share the experience of a fun evening with fellow artists in a social, productive, acrylic painting environment.  Come and join Heather Patterson on Mondays from 6 to 8 p.m.  Sign up at A.I. Friedman’s Port Chester Store or contact  Cost is $35 if ordered in advance.

Painting_with_HeatherVisit A.I. Friedman Stores for all your painting supplies or check out our website.  View our store calendar to find out about all upcoming events.  Don’t forget the showcase happening in May at the A.I. Friedman Gallery where “Portraits in Pencil” is displayed.  These are graphite images by Tony C. Wilkinson.  There is a reception on May 9th.





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