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Jonathan Linton, NWS

“I think the best art communicates - evoking thought leading toward enlightenment."

Jonathan Linton

JONATHAN LINTON is known for creating uniquely resonant fine art portraits as well as intriguingly conceptual figurative paintings. His artwork has won numerous awards and hangs in national and international collections. It is also featured in various magazines, including International Artist, Family Circle, The Artist's Magazine, New York Magazine, Business Week, and American Art Collector, among others. 

 

While Jonathan is known primarily for his portrait and conceptual figurative paintings, he has also illustrated three children’s books, two of which landed on national bestseller lists; The Spyglass - New York Times and The Dance - Publisher’s Weekly. 

 

Jonathan received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Brigham Young University and continued his studies in New York City and Florence, Italy. Jonathan and his wife have four children and live in the Washington D.C. area.

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How much time do you spend in the studio each week?

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The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint, the better chance of success and the more freedom I feel when applying the paint. 

Painting supplies and works in-process.

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What process do you use to paint your beautiful portraits?

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The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint, the better chance of success and the more freedom I feel when applying the paint. The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint, the better chance of success and the more freedom I feel when applying the paint.

Watch Jonathan's time-lapse portrait sketch, start to finish.

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Are there any Masters that have been an inspiration to you?

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The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint. The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint.

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Have you always wanted to be an artist? What led you into this career path?

The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint. The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint.

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Do you teach or accept commissions?

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The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint. The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint.

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What aspect of your work do you feel most passionate about?

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The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint, the better chance of success and the more freedom I feel when applying the paint. 

 

The process I use for painting in watercolors is fairly complex. My husband uses the term "technical". But I find that the more time I spend in preparing to paint, the better chance of success

EM & M - 18 x 24 - oil on linen

CONTACT INFORMATION

Jonathan Linton Fine Art

Horizons Art School

info@jonathanlinton.com

jonathanlinton.com

703.727.2745

 

BRIGHT FALL 30 x 15 - oil on canvas