Katia De Carvalhowww.ArtPal.com/KatiaKrebs
In São Paulo(Br) I started painting oil on canvases - copies of masters. 1998 yet living in Neuchâtel, I began fine arts studies and attended courses Academie Maximilien de Meuron (drawing, modelling, watercolour) - 1998/1999
Free lessons with master Robert Tilbury (watercolours) 1999
Painting courses in France/Lyon with master Gerard Dubois - (2000)
Painting courses with professor Catherine Bourlet /Geneva - (2001)
Initial artworks date from 1999 – watercolours
First oil artworks date from 2001-2002 – wood panels small size painted in the manner of the old masters – and canvases on Venetian views.
In 2005-2006 “man and nature” or « Laundresses » series, inspired in my home country nature and environmental atmosphere (imaginary).
In 2007 I painted a series of 17 canvases about the carnival festivities, scenes of balls, where young people shows their joy and cheerfulness – memories of my youth and the balls in a small sweet town Poços de Caldas/MG –(the saloons are inside the Palace Casino).