ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dan Carrel is a masterful artist who has been teaching art for more than thirty-four years. Although he has taught at five universities and colleges, much of his experience and passion focuses on helping nontraditional students learn or relearn to access the mental functions associated with art. What motivates him is a deeply held conviction that artistic expression is the birthright of every living soul, and it is his mission to help you access that divine right. Dan shows his students how to create the underlying painting structure of color chaos, which allows the student to see and discover the basic visual patterns that are needed to complete a realistic painting. Even if you have never picked up a paintbrush, you’ll find ...

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