We are happy to announce that Sharon Long is returning to the Gulfport Galleria for a “PIZZA, PAINT, and SIP” event March 2, 5-7 P.M. Pizza, one glass of wine, instruction, as well as, all painting materials and supplies are included for $45.00. All experience levels are welcome. You may bring a preferred beverage.

Sharon Long will be teaching with her special watercolor techniques too at the Galleria on March 3rd and 4th from 9 A.M.-4 P.M. Instruction, all painting materials and supplies are included for $95.00 PER DAY. All experience levels are welcome and no need to know how to draw.

Sharon is proud to announce that she will also be bringing her three new instructional DVD’s which are now available for purchase and some art supplies.

Please contact Sharon Long for additional information and reservations. (850) 240-3220 sharin2art@AOL.com

sharon long watercolorist

My objective is to pull together what I’ve seen and experienced into a statement of how I feel about nature and of my obligation as an artist to share my knowledge with others. I feel my paintings are a celebration of nature and its inhabitants and of life itself.

Inspiration for me comes from all the life that surrounds me whether in the mountains, on a sidewalk by a busy street, or white sandy beaches and emerald green water, it is my sense of sharing this in the painting process. It’s like magic to create an elusive moment, an emotional response or memory, on paper. It let’s me share with those who have seen the subject or provide a moving experience of reality to those who may have never witnessed it at all. I hope it will inspire the viewers to go to nature, observe and seek greater knowledge and appreciation of all the beauties surrounding us.

When someone takes one of my paintings to their environment, the painting becomes a reflection of what makes them feel good. If I accomplish this, then what better gift can an artist give!

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