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Doris Spires

 (20/21st century)
Doris Spires is active/lives in Texas, New Mexico.  Doris Spires is known for southwest landscape painting.

Doris Spires

The challenge for an impressionist painter is to capture the essence of the moment—the atmosphere created by color and light.

Doris Spires is mostly self-taught, though she has sought well-known teachers in William Earle, Ted Goerschner, Marian Steel and Raymond Froman, working with William Earle for 12 years.

Her current works reflect a lifelong journey to the present: an innate talent for draftsmanship since childhood: her training as a professional interior designer honed a skill and daring in the use of color.

"The most revolutionary thing to happen to me is the understanding of the light and what it does to my art pieces," Spires has said.

She works in oil, for the most part, both in the studio and on locati  ...  Displaying 750 of 1137 characters.

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