"Detailed watercolors of nostalgic americana"
Don Brown was born and raised in Central Illinois and his work reflects the small town, semi-rural environment that has always been a part of his life. Drawing and painting since age 5, Don's current work is the result of many years of observation and experience. During his teen years, Don lived next door to a soda shop/pharmacy (Krouse's in Bloomington, IL) and the aura and flavors of that...
... 40's and 50's commercial icon have stayed with him all of his life. Old groceries, gas stations, hardware stores, saloons, etc. have been painting subjects for years, with recent concentration on close-ups of windows looking out onto landscapes, farms, shops -- always based on personal knowledge of the subject. Commission work is welcomed.
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