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Gary Spetz's Watercolor Quest

Mexican Riviera (#112)

The artist paints the quaint seaside village of Yelapa and Mazatlan's colorful "old town section." [27 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

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Series Description: Award-winning artist Gary Spetz returns to demonstrate his innovative watercolor painting techniques in GARY SPETZ'S WATERCOLOR QUEST. Motivated by the natural beauty around him, Spetz chooses his subject matter from inspiring wilderness locales - from Alaska's wild interior and Hawaii's "Big Island" to the popular port towns on the Mexican Riviera. Each scene provides the skillful Spetz with chances to elaborate on his painting style and explain why he chooses certain subjects for his paintings. A natural teacher, Spetz's easy-to-follow lessons feature detailed demonstrations, concise explanations and ample step-by-step instructions. Over the course of one episode, Spetz leads viewers through the entire watercolor painting process, from an original drawing to its finishing touches.

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