Sunday, November 15, 2009

Claude Texier

Name: Claude Texier, Master Pastellist, PSA
Bio: Mrs.Claude Texier was born in Morocco, where she spent her first twenty years (lights and colours are still engraved on her memory). She learned and practised drawing and painting early on. Since 1994, she has been focused on the art of pastel. She has taken part in exhibitions since 1995. She has received awards in many exhibitions. She has been "Guest of honour" in the exhibitions of Montesson, Le Pecq, Villennes-sur-Seine, Roissy en Brie, Naintre, Bueil and Mennecy.She has been regarded in France as a "Master Pastelist" since April 2000. In October of 2006, she was elected as a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America (PSA).
Media: Pastel
Subjects: Still life, Portrait, Landscape, Floral
Style: Realism tinged with romance; there is no doubt that this is Mrs. Claude Texier. One of the most accomplished pastel artists working today, and one of my top ten favourites.
Navigation: Site is in English and in French. She has a page of links, and a “Golden Book”.
Gallery: Twelve “galleries”of thumbnails. Main menu disappears at this point and you must navigate back.
Image view: Thumbnails may be clicked to enlarge; enlarged images are right-click disabled. If you know your html you can get around this and display the image as a jpeg on its own page. Download size can be up to 467x640, 148 KB. All images are watermark protected.
Demos: Four paintings developed step by step
Blog: No
Ebay: No

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