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Wednesday, 27 February 2013 00:00

Watch a portrait master in action

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art painterMultimedia artist and teacher Mark Menendez will demonstrate oil portrait painting techniques for the Art League of the Smokies at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, at Swain County Center for the Arts in Bryson City.

Menendez will demonstrate his unique method of portrait painting, from pencil drawing to pattern to finished portrait of a child. Attendees will learn many valuable techniques no matter your medium or genre or level of expertise.

For over 30 years, Menendez has instructed thousands of students at all levels of expertise or education and currently offers classes in Andrews and Waynesville. He is a member of the Blue Ridge Watermedia Society, the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association, The Color Pencil Society of America, and the Macon County Art Association.

The event is sponsored by the Swain County Center for the Arts and Swain County Schools. It is free and open to the public.

828.488.7843 or www.swain.k12.nc.us.cfta.

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