William Harry Ahrendt is active/lives in Arizona, Ohio. William Ahrendt is known for historical figure-genre, illustrator.
A resident of both Pine and Scottsdale, Arizona, he paints portraits and figures of Native Americans based on his love of history. His style is that of the Old Masters, and he begins a painting by mixing and applying a batch of egg tempera as the foundation, building light and dark. Later he applies layers of oil paint, and the result is a painting that glows. It is a technique he learned at the Max Doerner Department of Painting and Restoration at the Fine Arts Academy in Munich, Germany.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and took art lessons at the Cleveland Museum of Art. In 1948, the family moved to Phoenix, Arizona, to care for an ailing grandmother, and they fell in love with the landscape. He returned to Cleveland to attend the ... Displaying 750 of 2492 characters.