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Watercolorist Shafer Garcia to demonstrate at FAA meeting

FALLBROOK – On Sept. 16, Fallbrook Artists Association (FAA) welcomes Helen Shafer Garcia to its monthly meeting where she will be demonstrating watercolor collage techniques.

Shafer Garcia is a painter, mixed media, book arts, ceramics artist and award winning illustrator. Her watercolor illustrations have graced the cover of brochures, garden articles and advertisements of numerous international resorts and magazines for more than 35 years.

She holds a BA degree in Fine Arts with an emphasis in illustration and ceramics. She is a signature member of San Diego Watercolor Society and teaches watercolor, book arts, and mixed media workshops internationally and across the US.

FAA's general meeting is held at the Fallbrook Women Club, 238 W. Mission Road, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. starting with a member's art critique. The meeting is always free to the public. At 1 p.m., Schafer Garcia will teach a workshop on watercolor collage techniques.

The cost to members is $40, $50 for non-members. To register for the workshop in advance and receive a materials list, call Carol Reardon, 760-221-5577. Sign-ups are also accepted that day. The FAA workshops are well attended and provide a comfortable setting for exploring and learning new art skills.

FAA's Gallery is located at 300 N. Brandon Road. FAA has a new art show every month at The Gallery which is open to all members and guest artists. Don't miss FAA's first Artist Studio Tour, Sept.30. Details can be found at

Submitted by the Fallbrook Artists Association.


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