so we trained together at the hombu dojo in Santa Ana. Marlene also trained till age 81.
Marlene was guest demonstrator at HB Art League once,
when electricity and everything else was not working ...
and she gave the best watercolor demo I had ever seen.
Originally from Boston, with a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art. Marlene had a very successful career as graphic designer and advertising art director.
(apologies for some glare in this photo due to my poor photography)
When Marlene retired, her design, drawing and composition skills were brought to her love of watercolor. She has taught at Orange County Art Museum in Newport, and is widely sought after as an art judge and demonstrator.
Active in art organizations, Mission Viejo Cultural Council, chairperson for the Cultural Arts Commission, this award winning artist, teacher and early member of Saddleback Art League, was recruited in 2004 ...