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ART EDUCATION: Self-taught. STYLE: Realism to photorealism, with a focus on wildlife and western themes. Most of my work is black and white. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: Scratchboard is most effective when there is dramatic lighting and a good range of values and textures. I love figuring...
Los Angeles artist Jennifer McChristian finds beauty in the ordinary byways of daily life
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Spooky, funny, beautiful—these are the adjectives California artist Susan Driscoll uses to describe her subject matter of choice. Driscoll has a bachelor’s degree in English from California State University at Fullerton but began taking painting classes seven years ago at Santa Ana College. “I always wanted to take...