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sara swan DRESS #7. Pastel on paper. 28” x 38”.

Sara Swan is an artist living and working in Los Angeles. Her education includes fine art at Whitman College, design at UC Davis, and illustration at Art Center College of Design. Swan’s primary mediums are chalk pastels and alkyd oil colors. Saturated and intense colors, unusual color combinations and textures characterize her work. Her career began in illustration, where she created pieces for books, magazines and newspapers that were humorous and highly stylized. Until about five years ago, the art she produced was very derivative of her illustration style. The Dress Series represents a new direction stylistically, and is a commitment to the human form. The series is based

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Living Artists of Today: Contemporary Art. Vol.1  

This book takes the viewer through a visual journey of discovery and enjoyment of artwork by artists who live and work both next door to us...

Living Artists of Today: Contemporary Art. Vol.1  

This book takes the viewer through a visual journey of discovery and enjoyment of artwork by artists who live and work both next door to us...

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