TITLE

J. OLAF OLSON

PUB. DATE
May 1964
SOURCE
American Artist;May1964, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses his work as a watercolor painter. He states that growing up in Minnesota and Western Canada contributed to his inclination towards painting nature and the outdoors. He shares some of the challenges of painting with watercolor, such as choosing colors and values and combining all the elements to create one whole painting. The author believes watercolor paintings should have strong colors and a wide range of values.
ACCESSION #
52668858

 

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