Alvaro Castagnet, 1954 ~ Impressionist Watercolor painter
Uruguayan painter Alvaro Castagnet was born in Montevideo, in the beautiful South American country of Uruguay. His early interest in art was cultivated mainly by his father, who sent him to the National School of Art in Montevideo at a very young age where he was taught by Professor Esteban Garino.
International Artist: Alvaro Castagnet - Passion with Watercolours
Highly respected international watercolour artist & author, Alvaro's award winning work graces the walls of many private and corporate collectors worldwide.
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Alvaro Castagnet. Christmas Interview
How did you come across watercolors, and why did you choose it over other mediums? Since I can remember I have been attracted to drawing and painting. My father realized I had a strong artistic in interest, and supported me all along. He organized for me to study with a good friend of him, Professor Esteban Garino, who happen to be one of Uruguay’s best watercolor artist. So, by the age of 12, I would go to his studio, paint and draw by his side. Then I went to ‘Bellas Artes’ Art School…