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The Tombaugh Gallery will host “YUPO Watercolor Abstracts,” an exhibit by artist Cheryl Lynn Nelson that opens with an artist reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, at the gallery, 2000 S. Solano Drive. The show continues through Sunday, Nov. 28.
Tombaugh Gallery, which is part of Unitarian Universalist Church, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
Nelson’s paintings are Yupo watercolor abstracts, “a compelling and unique alternative to traditional art papers,” the gallery said in a news release.
Yupo is a waterproof synthetic, machine made of 100 percent polypropylene. Due to the extra smooth surface, a fair amount of water is applied, followed by the watercolors, which then float freely across the surface and mix in a random fashion. The artist then moves the paper itself, and unique designs begin to emerge and act as the catalyst for the painting, the gallery said.
“Every painting is a delightful new experience, as well as an incredible amount of fun … as is sharing them,” the gallery said.
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