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Kwan Clement (b. 20th C.)  Artworks >>

Clement Kwan's figurative paintings are filled with light, color, joy, and movement. "I like my paintings to express happiness. I use my artistic skills to create paintings that will give people joy and hope… art is my tool for helping to make the world a better place." Born in China, Clement trained received instruction through the Chinese government's fundamental art-training program in Guangdong, China. Before his immigrating to Canada in 1979, Clement worked for a stage company painting large background scenery pieces. In Canada, Clement continues to pursue his goal of becoming a good fine artist. "For more than a decade, I have been going to a local art studio for weekly life drawings. Study from a life model improves my figurative works. I buy and study art books written by the current top artists, visit art shows, take workshops, and follow the advice of my mentor, Mian Situ. In order to gain further knowledge, I am involved with art clubs and use the Internet and DVDs to learn more painting techniques". Clement paints mainly in oils, combining impressionism with realism in his work. He is a member of the Island Illustrator's Society of Victoria, Canada, and is a signature member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Source askart.com

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