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LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Tom Barnes

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Tom Barnes is a watercolorist with a strong sense of color, color theory and saturation of pigments.  To create his artwork, he layers several colors of transparent washes in different hues to give a depth and strength to the paintings. He uses techniques such as lifting, salting, and rag rolling to achieve the different effects.

“My styles vary depending on subject matter. I am very expressionistic with florals, very representative with stills, whimsical with the “long neck ladies” and almost story-book with the landscapes. I am influenced by all manner of artists from Impressionists to Modigliani to German Expressionists to Pre-Raphaelites. My most recent study has been of Kandinsky, Schiele, and Klimt.” – Tom Barnes 

He will be showcasing his artwork in Booth #436 at La Quinta Arts Festival, March 1-4, 2018. 

View more at his Artist Gallery.