Dews leads Abstract Watermedia workshop

From left are Cheryl Mihills, Pat Dews, Linda LaVigne-Long, Mary Ellis, Gary Lou Upton and Darryl Adams; (next row) Sue Ramsey, Lella Lee Edwards, Anne Cotter, Sandy Moran, Janice Jones, Anne May, Sarah Soderlund, Kathryn Murray, Marge Alderson, Barb Blahuta and Nadine Flood.

RAL Art Center artists and visitors participated in a recent four-day workshop, Abstract Watermedia, conducted by watercolor artist, teacher and author Pat Dews.

Dews is a signature member and Dolphin Fellow of the American Watercolor Society, reported workshop chairman Cheryl Mihills. She is known for capturing the abstract essence of nature.

When Dews teaches, it is a lively, fascinating performance as she shows that, with simplest tools, less can become more, much more, said Mihills…