John M. Horton, internationally acclaimed marine artist, talks about his work and shows images of his paintings in this lavishly illustrated power point presentation. Through photographs of a painting in progress he illustrates how he produces his very detailed, technically accurate paintings of contemporary ships and historical vessels, and the exciting landscape and historical buildings that form backgrounds.
If you love marine art this is the presentation for you. Techniques developed over years of producing architectural renderings and designs for world-wide clients are incorporated in these stunning paintings.
Many clients say they can tell a Horton painting simply by looking at the clouds and the mood of the water. This knowledge has been gained by a lifelong love of and journeys on the sea. As a child he carried a sailboat under his arm – not a teddy bear.
How did this artist become an artist? Find out about an accident at 4years of age that changed his life. Hear fun stories about his training, apprenticeship, where he trained, his mentors, his inspiration and muses.