WILLIAM POWELL Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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William F. Powell is an internationally known artist and is recognized as one of America’s foremost colorists. He is also known for his cloud and skyscape paintings . He is a native of Huntington, West Virginia.


William studied at the Art Student’s Career School in New York, Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His work has been represented in major galleries and reproduced in the form of illustrations, prints and limited edition collector’s plates. He has been professionally involved in fine art, commercial art and illustrating for more than 45 years. William also creates art and illustrations for a number of publishers.


William has written and illustrated 17 instructional art books for Walter Foster Publishing and is the creator and author of the original “Color Recipe Cards". His experience as an instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, gouache, colored pencil and pastel with subjects ranging from landscapes and seascapes to still life, portraiture and wildlife. He holds awards for the technical side of his art which has been used in major space and environmental programs.


Background sets for films, animated cartoons, model making for sets and animated films for computer mock-up programs have all been a part of William’s work. He conducts workshops and produces instructional videos which employ unique methods of in-depth presentations and demonstrations concentrating on color mixing and painting techniques.