|Reiko Hervin's Negative
Space Painting Demo at CVAA meeting.
Award-winning artist Reiko Hervin will demonstrate "Negative Shape
Painting," a technique of painting around
an object, in transparent watercolor on April 25 at the Western
Nevada College campus in Minden.
The Carson Valley Arts Association meeting will start at 1:30
p.m. and the demo will start at 2 p.m.
Hervin has taught watercolor and drawing
classes for 8 years. Her paintings were shown in the International
Artist's magazine, Splash 9 and in national shows.
Hervin is a full-time watercolor artist. Her artwork has an
accent of Japanese sensitivity of luminous colors and dynamic
expression in her compositions. She appreciates the power of the sun
and the shadows, which makes for a three-dimensional effect where
delicate colors lie on top of each other.
Hervin started her art career in her native Japan as a
graphic designer. She said she has loved art since she was young and
graduated with honors from the Tokyo Design School. She received a
second-place award from the Japanese Ministry of Education for her
calligraphy. She also worked at a major television station in
Yokohama in their graphic design
department. Hervin studied under one of the great masters of
Japanese Art for several years. She continued studying watercolor
after she moved to America in 1993.
She likes to paint realistic subjects and imaginative colors
that float together by watercolor. She has created hundreds of
pieces of artwork since settling in Smith Valley in 1997. Many of
these paintings are in private collections across America,
Europe, and Asia.
Western Nevada College Douglas:
1680 Bently Parkway S. Minden NV 89423
More details: Please call Eileen Merrill : 530-694-2912