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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES FOURTH SCREENING IN CINEMA SIX SERIES – Paint and Sip with Wilson Bickford

Watertown, NY- January 1, 2016
WPBS-DT, Watertown’s public broadcasting station, is pleased to announce the screening of “Painting with Wilson Bickford Season 2”, Thursday, February 11th at 6pm at the WPBS Community Room, located at 1056 Arsenal St., Watertown, NY. This screening is free and open to the public. WPBS will be screening Episode Seven, “Farmland Sunset”, which features Wilson demonstrating the easy techniques used to paint a beautiful country landscape.   Please call Colleen at 315-782-3142 ext. 225 to reserve your seat for this free screening.

Following the screening, WPBS will be holding a special Paint and Sip event from 6:30 – 8:30pm. With your paid ticket, you’ll enjoy creating your own masterpiece under the instruction of Wilson, refreshments, wine, champagne and the opportunity to bid on Wilson’s originals during the silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person and are available to purchase at www.wpbstv.org. Seating at this event is limited, so purchase your ticket early.      

Painting with Wilson Bickford, Season 2, is a 13-episode series featuring a variety of different landscapes and studies sure to interest both the novice and experienced artist. Wilson Bickford is a nationally known artist and instructor, who has conducted painting workshops for over 20 years. Primarily a self-taught artist, his easy-going style has earned him thousands of satisfied students, thus proving his philosophy that “ANYONE can learn to paint”. He works in acrylic, watercolor and pen & ink, with oils being his personal favorite and most requested workshop medium. His painting tutorials on YouTube have received millions of viewings and he is the author of “Wildlife Landscapes You Can Paint” (NorthLight Books). “Painting with Wilson Bickford” Season 2 will begin airing on Mondays, beginning January 18th at 1:30pm on WPBS-TV. Viewers will be able to download the materials list and sketch for each episode by visiting www.wpbstv.org. “Painting with Wilson Bickford” Season 2, will also be offered to other PBS stations across the country.

About Cinema Six

Cinema Six brings educational, entertaining, and informative films to our broadcast community. WPBS-TV will be featuring local productions along with national Public Broadcasting programs beginning September 2015 and will continue through March 2016, with one screening each month at varied locations, over the course of six months.

All screenings are free and open to the public.

About WPBS-TV

WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-TV’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform our two-nation audience through superior local and national content and media engagement in order to enhance the lives of those it serves.  More information about WPBS is available at www.wpbstv.org, or by following WPBS on Twitter and Facebook. Download our mobile app at Google Play or the ITunes App Store.

 

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