Watercolor artist Mryna Wacknov will be painting a portrait to demonstrate how she achieves interesting textures with Gesso and other mediums on watercolor paper.
The meeting of the Alamo Danville Artists Association will be held 7:30 p.m. April 12 at the Alamo Women’s Club1401 Danville Blvd., Alamo.
Myrna’s passions for color and for portraiture and figurative work have been ongoing themes since childhood. She demonstrated an unusual ability and interest in art at the early age of five years old. As a teenager she began studying with world-renowned portrait artist Frank Szaz. Myrna finished her degree in Painting and Drawing at San Francisco State University. In 1982 she started her own company, Myrna Wacknov, Designs, Inc. and has worked in many art mediums. She is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society and the California Watercolor Society. Her work has been featured in Watercolor Magic Magazine, Artist Magazine, and numerous exhibits, including the California Watercolor Competition at the Triton Museum in Santa Clara.
Her work is on exhibit at the Gallery Concord in Concord. www.myrnawacknov.com