michael swearngin

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professional affiliations, mentors with studies and research interest. 

Western Artists Of America
Accepted through juried membership
March 2009

Fellowship of Christian Cowboys
Colorado Springs, CO

Sonoran Art League
Carefree, AZ

Santa Fe Society of Artists
Santa Fe, NM

mentors and studies

Warren Hunter School of Art

Instructor Warren Hunter
Studies included, Perspective Drawing, and Light & Dark Value Drawings
San Antonio, TX

Johnson County Community College Continuing Education Program Art & Design
Instructor Beverly Nichols -AWS Studies included Painting, Watercolors,
Basics and properties of pigments, Color, Drawing and Values, Figure Painting
Overland Park KS
1990 – 1993

Kwan Wu School Of Art
Instructor, Kwan Wu
Studies included Three Dimensional Drawing Methods, Value Drawings, Shape and Form Drawings, Human Figure Drawings, Painting Watercolor and Oils, Color, Light and Value,
Overland Park, KS
1995 – 1997

present research and interest 

A Color Notation – A.H. Munsell
An Illustrated System Defining All Colors and Their Relations

The Notebooks of Leonardo DaVinci – Jean Paul Richter
Touching the surface of Genius to develop a deeper understanding

Research of the American Cowboy
the Horse and how they interact with one another to survive a dying heritage