Joe Anna Arnett 2018-04-15T12:37:51+00:00

Project Description

Joe Anna Arnett

Joe Anna Arnett earned a BFA degree from the University of Texas. She then worked for Young & Rubicam Advertising in New York as a senior art director working on such accounts as Merrill Lynch and the US Postal Service. She continued her studies in fine art at the Art Students League of New York for several years.

Joe Anna Arnett is a master artist on “Passport & Palette” the art instruction and travel series airing on PBS stations across the country. She not only appears on the show, but also produces and writes for the program.

In 1997, she became a Master Artist of the Artists in America Show at the Denver Historical Society Museum. She has also exhibited at museums around the country and in 2006 she was honored by the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, OK as one of their featured artists in the Rendezvous exhibition. Arnett exhibited in the Prix de West show at the national Cowboy Hall of Fame for 14 years. Arnett is a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America and Plein Air Artists Colorado.

Arnett has written articles for The Artist’s Magazine, American Arts Quarterly, ART Ideas and Austrailian Artists Magazine and has been featured in The International Herald Tribune, Southwest Art, Western Art Digest, Art of the West and the North Light books Painting with Passion, The Best of Flower Painting, I and II and North Light’s Sketchbook Confidential II. She authored the North Light Book “Painting Sumptuous Vegetables, Fruits and Flowers in Oil”.

Highlighted Works

Joe Anna’s Demo Materials List

  • Panel: Claussens #13  I usually use either New Traditions or Multi Media Board for my supplier
  • Paints: Blockx, Williamsburg, Gamblin and M Graham and Winsor Newton
    • Yellow Ochre Block or Williamsburg
    • Cadmium Yellow Pale – (In some brands, this may be lemon yellow, or  Cadmium Lemon. In this color, I prefer Blockx Cadmium Yellow Pale. Williamsburg makes a lovely Cadmium Lemon
    • Cadmium yellow Light – optional color –
    • Cadmium Red Orange, I also prefer this one in Blockx.                                        
    • Cadmium Red  – in Blocks or Gamblin or Williamsburg
    • Manganese Blue or Manganese hue    M Graham   
    • Cobalt Blue Williamsburg or Blockx or M Graham or Gamblin
    • Ultramarine Blue Deep  ( I think that Blockx brand Ultramarine Blue deep is the deepest available)
    • Transparent Red Oxide  -M Graham
    • Permanent Alizarin Crimson – Winsor Newton is the perfect choice.
    • Permanent rose – (Winsor & Newton)  
    • Flake White…… Blockx or Williamsburg
    • Titanium   – M Graham or Gamblin or Williamsburg         
  • Brushes: I’ll be using Princeton Brushes.  ( I am in contact with Willow Wolf about these brushes.  I’m going to demo at their booth)
    • Their Aspen line in flats and filberts,  #2,4,6,8 10,12
    • In their Catalyst line both flats and filberts…same numbers
    • I may be using their Synthetic mongoose….they are sending me a sample to try before the convention  
  • Strathmore series 400 sketchbook 9” x 12”
  • Picture Perfect 3 in 1 viewfinder