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Artist Carol Slobin


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A native Texan, Carol Slobin was born in Houston, and recently moved her home and studio to Sugar Land, Texas. Carol attended the University of Texas and graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.Carol has developed a body of work rich in still lifes, figures and landscapes. Her approach to any subject is the same - to excite the viewer and to impart an intimate glimpse of her perspective on life. Her love of nature and the beauty of any scene, whether complex or mundane, are the inspiration by which she paints. Luminous color, playing against light and shadow, and a dynamic composition are often the driving force behind a finished painting. Oil and watercolor are the mediums which she has found to be most rewarding and challenging. The painterly effects of wet into wet (alla prima) oil painting, and the luminous glazes and spontaneity of watercolor are the appealing qualities that attract Carol to paint in those two mediums. Inspired by Sargent, Homer, Velasquez, and Sorolla among others, Carol studied watercolor painting with Marge Brichler, life drawing with Jose Perez, and portrait painting with Lajos Markos. Through the years, she has attended workshops with Daniel Greene, Robert Wood, Judi Betts, Dan Burt, Carl Dalio, John Asaro, Bob Rohm, Ann Templeton, Dan Gerhartz, David Leffel, and Matt Smith.Carol has achieved elite signature status in the Watercolor Art Society - Houston and is the recipient of numerous awards. Her oil and watercolor paintings are included in many private and corporate collections throughout the United States.In Houston, Carol conducts a class in drawing and painting. She demonstrates and gives workshops for various organizations in the Houston area. She has also juried multimedia shows and watercolor exhibitions in Houston. A gifted teacher, she motivates her students through her [...]

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