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California Light: The Watercolors Of Rollin Pickford

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Hardcover, 287 pages
Published November 1st 1998 by California State University (Fresno)
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Christine Celata
Oct 22, 2014 Christine Celata rated it it was amazing
This book introduces a most marvelous watercolor painter, tells his story in a short biography, and shows his paintings in chronological order, showing an amazing lifetime of painting. You can see his evolution over many decades, as he got freer and more abstract, and still made beautiful images of the landscape around Fresno, CA. If you think that might be ugly (I did), think again. Pickford was at one time very well known, and he should be now. The photos of his paintings in the book are of go ...more
Sharn Dhah
Mar 05, 2015 Sharn Dhah rated it it was amazing
Beautiful paintings of a rural Fresno that doesn't exist anymore (for the most part), with a brief history of Central Valley artists. I kept wondering "how does he do that?" while studying the watercolors, and was pleased to read about some of Rollin's techniques in the text in the back of the book, written by his son Joel.
Diana Thayer
Feb 29, 2012 Diana Thayer rated it really liked it
Beautiful watercolors, reminds me very much of California as seen on road trips.
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