Artist charlotte arnold

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  • FASO Artist Website: http://charlottearnoldfineart.com

  • Year Born: N/A

  • Price Range: $55.00 - $2,500.00
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Artist Statement
I have loved drawing since childhood. Drawing from life has always been a passion of mine. Although I paint from photographs when necessary, I believe all the years I have spent in front of the model have made my drawings more believable. When working from life there is a spiritual connection between the artist and the sitter. If it is not possible to work from life, I like to spend time with the subject in order to get a feeling of their personality. The same can be said about painting in Plein Air. There is nothing as gratifying as creating a painting outdoors. The colors, smells, and sounds of Mother Nature cannot help but lend magic to the painting. This can breathe life and freshness into a painting.
Charlotte earned a BA in art from California State University and has studied at Art Center College of Design and the Scottsdale Artists School. She has studied Figure and Portraits with Master painters David Lefel, Dan Gerhartz, Rose Frantzen, William Schneider, Clayton Beck, Sherrie McGraw and Daniel Green. She has studied Plein Air with John Budicen, Albert Handel, Jeff Horn and Ralph Oberg. She worked as an illustrator in California for several years before moving to Florida to concentrate on her fine art career. Charlotte's husband's job enabled them to travel. Many opportunities came along with the various moves. While in Texas she had the opportunity to teach Watercolor at the Art's Alliance Center in Clear Lake. She also had the opportunity to illustrate a children's picture book entitled "I'm Glad I'm Me" which was published in 2009. While living in the Chicago area she joined the Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art where she is an Artist member. While there she had two one woman shows and participated in several group [...]

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