Connie Chadwell

Junction, TX

Wherever there are people, there are subjects for my artwork. I have a lifelong fascination with the figure and never miss an opportunity to draw or paint from life. In the case of dancers and other "fast movers", I usually do quick gestures, then paint final versions from memory. Some of my best gesture drawings have been done on napkins in restaurants, bars and other places where people gather. Some of my drawings have been included in the North Light books, "Strokes of Genius, The Best of Drawing" and another of my drawings from life was a finalist in the cover competition of Drawing magazine. 2010. One of my portrait drawings was featured in the Drawing Portfolio in Southwest Art magazine, 2012.