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Julius A. Gaston

Julius A. Gaston

I have always been fascinated with art. To be able to put a three dimensional image on a two dimensional surface is something that really takes my breath away. Though I have taken some courses at The School of Visual Arts - I attribute my skill level and ability to the fact that I was fortunate several years ago to meet and become good friends with Marcel Franquelin. A master teacher from France. It was Marcel who was able to help me to focus my attention so that I would be able to do the work that I do. I feel that I am still in the developmental stage and believe that the best is yet to come... It is a great honor and distinction to have been able to study with Marcel... I believe we will be friends for many years to come...
Member since November 2009
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Latest comment Such a lovely carefree painting, Julius. Love the relaxed pose and the tranquil atmosphere. Definitely one for my favorites! Cheers Glenys. glenys coleman
   
Oil pastels, have such a glorious brilliance of colour when applied. For others that use them: do you spend time using the working blending techniques, or just...
Rosemary, I agree with you that oil pastels are challenging to use. I always used just ordinary household objects for blending, like Q-tips, straight pins,... view answer
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