Artist Clement Scott
Born in 1984, Clement Scott always held a fascination with art. He grew up watching his father, who is also an artist, draw and paint. Clement would obsess over the families small collection of art books, studying images from artist such as Rockwell and Remington.
After graduating high school, Clement went on to college where he finally settled on art as a major. He attended a private art school in Tucson for a couple years and took workshops with Yuqi Wang and Tony Ryder.
The biggest leap in his development came when he traveled to Encinitas, California to study at Watts Atelier. There he was immersed in the intensive study of portrait and figure drawing and painting. Altogether, Clement spent about six months at Watts Atelier and found it time very well spent. "To be surrounded by so many amazing painters is an amazing experience. It really makes you want to strive all the harder."
Clement's focus is primarily on western art. "I remember being a kid and my parents taking me into galleries in Scottsdale. I was in awe of all the dramatic paintings and sculptures. This genre of art has always spoken to me." His studio is located in Benson, Arizona which is only a stone's throw from Tombstone. "Because of where I am located, there is no lack of inspirational subject matter. Tombstone aside, there are amazing old ranches and farms which contain endless fodder for my work."
Clement draws inspiration from a wide variety of artist and illustrators including Dean Cornwell, Norman Rockwell, Howard Terpning, John Singer Sargent, Andres Zorn, and many others. "My goal is to continue developing as an artist and with each finished piece I learn something new. Painting is such an incredible journey and I am fortunate to be a part of it."
In September 2012 Clement was honored to be featured in [...]
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