Reiki Hervin to hold watercolor courses |

Reiki Hervin to hold watercolor courses

Staff reports

Award-winning artist Reiko Hervin will instruct drawing and watercolor painting classes starting Feb. 1 at the East Fork Gallery in Gardnerville.

The class will have 30 minutes of life quick drawing training and two hours of watercolor painting.

The beginning watercolor class will be held on the first and third Thursdays of the month. The intermediate watercolor class will be held on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Time will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Basically, there are two classes per session. Painting themes are compositions, color and values.

Smith Valley resident hervin is a member of the East Fork Gallery. She has sold her work extensively in Northern Nevada, as well as Asia and Europe. She shows and sells her work at the East Fork Gallery, the Genoa Gallery in Genoa and the Richardson Gallery in Reno.

This is a chance for people who are interested in starting watercolor painting but haven’t had the opportunity and for people who have experience and would like to get some new ideas and techniques.

Cost is $15 a class, and space is limited.

A sign-up sheet is available at the East Fork Gallery, located in The Record-Courier Center, 1503 Highway 395, Suite K, Gardnerville. For information, call 782-7629.

Hervin will give a demonstration of her floral watercolor painting for the Carson Valley Art Association at the Douglas County Library in Minden on Friday, Feb. 23, 1:30 p.m.

Anyone who has questions for Hervin may call her at (775) 465-1163 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.