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John Bowen

 

 

Realistic expressionism is how he describes his work.  Capturing a mood, striving to tell a story, intrigued by history, landscapes and themes, these are the inspirations that create his work.  Emphasizing the play of light and shadow as seen in nature.  Describing textures of time written in historic places.  Capturing a moment of history, that sense of space.  These are the feelings he tries to express in his paintings.  Each idea is carefully planned from exploration through execution.  Plein air painting, sketching, photography, using whatever means possible to achieve his vision.  Combining both opaque and transparent watercolors on heavy (300 lb) archival paper. He works patiently, using established principles to create the final piece.  Hoping to express the beauty that inspired him. 

White Wicker Chair
White Wicker Chair
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St Augistine Lighthouse
St Augistine Lighthouse
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Pidgeon Key Cottage
Pidgeon Key Cottage
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Faro Blanco Light House
Faro Blanco Light House
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23rd Flower Street
23rd Flower Street
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Phone: (954) 667-0660

3334 NE 34th Street

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308