NORTH PORT — If you’ve ever yearned to paint like an artist but felt a little intimidated at the prospect of mastering acrylics, canvas, brushes and easel, Marquelyn Raposa has the perfect answer — Splash.
Raposa, 67, has lived in North Port for 10 years. She prefers to be called Marki and is a graphic designer and art instructor with a master’s degree from Rhode Island School of Design. She also owned an art gallery and has received myriad awards and grants for her fine art paintings and designs. Her Splash concept: throw a party (usually in the banquet room of a local restaurant or activity center) where people have a few drinks in a relaxed atmosphere and complete, in one evening, a painting — all supplies included.
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