Judy Duke Discusses Watercolor Art at Lexington Rotary

Judy Duke was the special guest speaker at the Lexington Rotary Club meeting on March 10, 2020.
Photo by: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

The special guest speaker for the March 10, 2020 Lexington Rotary Club was artist Judy Duke, who displayed some of her work. The one called “Connections” has just recently been accepted into the Southern Watercolor Society.
She is a graduate of Union University and University of Memphis, and currently teaches at the University of Tennessee through online course work and at Martin and Parsons, as well as Jackson State Community College. She retired from Caywood Elementary in 2004 and was there in 1999 when Caywood was selected of one of the best five schools in the state of Tennessee. She also studied art in Sarasota, Florida.

She spoke about techniques, and the importance of balancing colors with white spaces, rhythm for some of the colors, and even texture. One of the techniques, dividing the canvas into a tic-tac-toe board, is even used in photography to help select in balancing and positioning items within the…

For the complete story, see the March 18th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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