Alvaro Castagnet 2018-04-14T23:45:25+00:00

Project Description

Alvaro Castagnet

Alvaro Castagnet is one of today’s most highly respected master watercolour artists in the world.
Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, he is a member of the most distinguished art societies around the world. Has been recognized with top honours and medals in major international art competitions.
Alvaro is an expressive painter with a strong and impacting style, capturing the very soul of the location he paints.

He regularly contributes to acclaim International art publications. Alvaro is a highly respected international author, tutor, speaker & sought after judge. His works grace the walls of many private and corporate collectors worldwide.

Alvaro’s work, biography and signature products can be found www.alvarocastagnet.net

Highlighted Works

Alvaro’s Demo & Materials List

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  • Paints: Daniel Smith, Holbein
    • French Ultramarine Blue
    • Cobalt Blue
    • Cerulean Blue
    • Organic Vermillion
    • Alizarin Crimson
    • Burnt Sienna Light
    • Hansa Yellow Deep
    • Yellow Ochre
    • Pyrrol Red
    • Neutral Tint
    • Mayan Orange (NO)
    • Green Turquoise  
    • Titanium White (Daniel Smith)
    • Jaune Brilliant #1 (Holbein)
    • Lavender (Holbein)
    • Brown Madder
    • Viridian
    • Pyrrol Orange (Daniel Smith)
  • Brushes: Alvaro’s Signature Brushes made of Premier Squirrel hair, soft and very absorbent, with long handles.  # 10, 6, 4, 2, 0 and 00)
  • 1 rigger or needle point for fine details and lines (like Alvaro’s #8)
  • Small synthetic brushes # 4, 5, 6 (for fine detail work) or  8,10 & 12 (Alvaro’s Escoda Set)
  • Paper: Arches or Saunders Waterford 300 grams / 140 p Rough texture off white