About Claudette

A "Brush of Magic" aptly describes artist Claudette Bryant Garcia! Her lifelong study of all art and 20 years of teaching experience bring her students a fresh, compelling, and energetic approach to their own artistic dreams. A master of several mediums, Claudette teaches the wonders of Water Color, Oils, and Acrylics throughout the United States and Canada.

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Her classes are organized, joyful, and full of her innate humor. She infuses her own natural style and vivacious personality to excite beginners and experienced artists. Using clear step by step instruction, she teaches such basic skills as mixing colors, holding and manipulating the paintbrush, obtaining desired effects, and from basic to more advanced principles. Claudette ensures students learn techniques, understands the how's and why's of art principals, and leave class with a sense of pride and accomplishment!

More recently, her love of art has led her to enter and earn numerous awards for her watercolor and oil paintings in shows as, Delicato's winery Juried Art show, Expressions, Central Valley Art Association and the City of Manteca's Mayor's Art show of California.

Claudette's original works can be found in all 50 states as well as Japan, Canada, Mexico, and South America. She has been published in the Decorative Painter Magazine and is currently working on her first Art publication. She has juried for the San Joaquin County Fair, the District Women's Club for several years, and art leagues throughout San Joaquin County.

Claudette has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Spain, Mexico and the United States. She seeks out art galleries, museums, historical interests, and local art all that entails the works of modern and past artists. She loves to experience original pieces of the old masters, impressionists, realists, abstract, and contemporary artists, finding them Inspirational, humbling, and always interesting! Claudette feels she needs several lifetimes to experience and accomplish all of which she dreams.