ALA Gallery by the Lake will host a one-day watercolor workshop for beginners October 14 in the Creative Arts Center. The instructor is Bridgett Vallery, native on Lake Charles, who now lives in Houston. Workshop hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Bridgett describes her workshop style as informal, fun and relaxed. She has chosen a fall theme as a subject where the emphasis will be on understanding lights and darks, lifting pigment, handling watercolor materials properly and other concepts to help beginner students.
Interested participants can find more information about Bridgett and her art at the websites: bridgettvallery.com or http://faso.com/artists/bridgettvallery.html. Check out her Facebook "EVENT" in Lake Charles on Art by BV. She invites potential students to call her at
The cost for the workshop is $80. Bridgett will furnish beginner supplies (3 professional watercolor brushes, pigments, palette) for and additional $25. Visit our website lakecharlesartists.com for a complete list of supplies. Call Bridgett Vallery or ALA Gallery by the Lake to register.