Joan Wykis Exhibit at the Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) Gallery

Local artist Joan Wykis will display watercolor and mixed media art in an exhibit called “Artistic Musings from February 5-March 4 at the Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) gallery, located in Old Town Bluffton. An opening reception is slated from 3-5 p.m. February 11 at the gallery. The event is free and open to the public. Wykis work includes a Batik style of painting that entails many an initial application of wax to areas remaining white, a layer of watercolor paint, more wax, more color and more wax to the entire paper that is them crumpled. Another layer of darker paint is applied that settles into the cracks made by the wax. The wax is removed with absorbent paint and heat. For more information on Wykis, visit

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