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An interview with artist, John Bell – Arkade Magazine

(Arkade Magazine is a regional lifestyle magazine of the intermountain west)   When did you first start painting or discover your talent?  It was something I was born with. All kids seem to draw & paint out of the gates, but I guess I had something that made people take notice. I was very fortunate to have parents who recognized that ability & fostered it. I had private instruction from age 5 through about 11 or 12. The instructor had me doing still lives, landscapes, & figurative images in charcoals & eventually oils. i used to copy a lot Norman Rockwell’s & renaissance images on my own... [more]
Posted by john bell on 2/24/09