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Explore Layering, Rice Paper and Watercolor or Acrylic in a Free Demo with BJ Collister

BJ Collister, a member of the Artists of Palm Beach County,will offer a free demonstration in mixed media. Explore the Layering Process using Rice Paper, Acrylic & Watercolor on January 23rd.  The Rickie Report urges attendees to RSVP, as space is limited.  More details are in this article.


Artists of Palm Beach County


A Free Demonstration:

Mixed Media


BJ Collister

Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:00 pm


Art on Park Gallery

800 Park Avenue

Lake Park, FL

RSVP – Space is Limited!  561-345-2842

Exploring the Layering Process using Rice Paper, Acrylic & Watercolor with BJ Collister at Art on Park Gallery.   On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. highly accomplished artist, BJ Collister, will be doing a free demonstration for the Artists of Palm Beach County and the public at the Art on Park Gallery, 800 Park Avenue in Lake Park.


“Rice paper can enrich any painting medium and I have several different techniques using different methods,” states the artist. “Adding textured papers to your working surface provides an excellent opportunity to develop exquisite textural effects. What I will demonstrate in this session is to explore texture for its own sake.”  She states that this method can be used with watercolor, acrylic and mixed media. “By collaging Oriental paper, you can perform major surgery on paintings that do not meet your own standards of excellence. You can ‘save’ that painting that didn’t work!”, she points out.




"Snow Mountains"

“Snow Mountains”



She explains, “Starting with abstract designs, so you can concentrate on texture, I will show you the basic layering process.”  BJ, a graduate of Florida State University, has been painting for many years. She attended several Prestigious Art schools such as Ringling School of Art, Instituto Allende in San Miguel, Mexico and Houston Museum of Fine Art. BJ treasures her private studies with renowned artist Gerald Brommer, author of over 20 art books, and past president of the National Watercolor Society. She has studied Mr. Brommer’s methods for the last 10 years and has taught watercolor and acrylic classes using the rice paper layering process at the Titusville Art League, and in Main Street Gallery in Central Florida. We are lucky to have her expertise in Palm Beach County, so don’t miss this exciting demonstration!



"San Miguel"

“San Miguel”


 Space is limited. Please contact the gallery to pre-register. If you have any questions feel free to call the gallery at  (561) 345-2842.    For more information please contact: visit   or  Artists of Palm Beach County is a not-for-profit organization and welcomes new artists to become members.



Artists of Palm Beach County serves as the much needed connection between artists and also between artists and the community. Many members are new to Palm Beach County and feel both relieved and excited to find an organization that provides networking opportunities and promotes local artists. It also seems the community at large was in need of an organization such as this. Shortly after the organization formed we began seeing calls coming in from local organizations and individuals that wanted to include local artists in their programming!



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