Balancing Two Worlds
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 out how to...
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 art classes, and...
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By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. STYLE: Contemporary realism. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: The way my ideas are conceived. I like to describe it as a welling up out of life. I have a lexicon of memories,...