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La Jolla watercolor artist wins regional contest

La Jolla watercolor artist wins regional contest

“ ‘Seated No. 6’ has total emotional impact at first viewing,” reads the jurors’ comments about La Jolla resident Marion Mettler’s submission to the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS) upcoming show.

“There’s wonderful design, shape, color, line, and impact — it’s very entertaining. It uses all of the tools in our toolbox to make great compositions. It’s abstract but, on closer inspection, you find that there are figures. It’s not non-objective — it’s truly abstract. There are alternating warm and cool colors. The spot of yellow is repeated just enough to keep us moving through the painting.”

Mettler’s “Seated No. 6” was selected as Best of Show at the...

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