Howard Behrens Oil Painting
Howard Behrens (b. 1933)
Born in Chicago, Harold Behrens became an impressionist painter of landscapes. He earned his undergraduate and Masters degrees in Fine Art at the University of Maryland, and then spent seventeen years as a graphic designer for the U.S. government printing office in Washington DC. He has lived there for over sixty years.
In 1976, he began to paint with a palette knife and found that a much more effective way than a brush to depict sunlight coming through shadows. Oil on Canvas Painting 42" x 49"