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Artist Alan James


An example of fine art by Alan James

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The Artist Says:


"Don't be afraid of the dark"



Collectors Say:



JoAnn Lockwood Alan,this is Beautiful!!!

Mary Ellen Schultz Really nice! And it captures the feeling of a fine restaurant kitchen and the requisite heat!

Arthur Senzy Excellent Work once again Alan!!!


Valerie Andrews Very nice! I love the transparency of the sample and steam.

Nora Norback whoa!
Patti Hall Burkett You can practically feel that steam rising.
Dale Triplett Blown away by your skills and talents. I believe you’ve become my favorite watercolor artist.

Lou Badayos Castro Haseltine Wow! Alan, this is REALLY good!!!






 



Dealers Say:



Jan Digiovanni "Love this!" Stravitz Sculpture & Fine Art Gallery, Va Beach, VA
Suzanne Keating  "You're an amazing water-colorist!!" Creat Art Supply, Nantucket, MA

  

 



Other Artists Say:




Sara Drought Nebel Great Alan!

 
Jonathan Kwegyir Aggrey
I am highly honored to have you as part of my friends. Your works are really great too.
  



 



Biography


Alan James is a highly respected award winning watercolor artist and teacher. His art graces the walls of many private and corporate collectors worldwide.
 
Alan currently teaches watercolors , at his studio in Deep River, CT, at Jerry's Artarama and at the historic Lyme Art Association, the birth place of American impressionism.
His teaching style is comprehensive and many of his students have gone on to become successful artists in their own right.
 
Alan's one-man shows have proved to be very successful and it has always been a source of pleasure that his work is acquired by fellow painters.
 
While mostly self-taught, Alan has attended workshops of: Alvaro Castagnet and has studied the great watercolor masters: Joseph Zbukvic, Herman Pekel, John Yarldley, Edward Seago and Edward Wesson extensively.
 
His style is impressionistic and traditionalist with emphasis on purity of design and clear, transparent colors.
The art of Alan James captures the very soul of his subjects with passion, boldness and elegance. His paintings are imbued with a mood, a mystery that engage and lure the viewer into the magic.
 
 In 2018, Alan released his first instructional video called "Letting it Flow" including five demonstrations, with emphasis on  how to capture the essence of a scene,  designed with beginners and intermediate students in mind.
Filming on his episode for the TV program "Colour In Your Life" with host Graeme Stevenson, took place on August 31, 2019 and will air worldwide on October 11, 2019.
 
Alan James’s work is currently or has been represented at the following galleries: Nantucket Artworks,-Nantucket, MA, Trinity Collection - Nantucket, MA, Richard Stravitz Fine Art - Virginia Beach, VA. and Alan James Gallery in Deep River, CT. Memberships: Lyme Art Association, American Watercolor Soc. New England Watercolor Soc. Current Exhibitions: Lyme Art Association.
 
Author of "Watercolor Secrets" and "Letting It Flow" watercolor instructional videos.
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