Jen Starwalt a Brevard, NC, United States based artist has created one of the most intriguing paintings in series called “Native American Spirit Animal” paintings which feature magically colored interpretations of America’s most iconic wildlife juxtaposed against flat metallic silver backgrounds as well as an “Endangered Species” series featuring endangered wildlife juxtaposed against a bold red background.
Jen studied Art and Design at The Academy of Art in San Fransisco and received a BFA in illustration from The Savannah College of Art and Design. The paintings submitted below is an inside look into Jen’s approach to soft pastel color layering and mixing to achieve the richly colored look of her works. These pieces will draw attention to both the beauty and spirit of our wildlife as well as the dwindling natural environments in which they need to survive.
Check out some of the amazing animals eye checking painting by Jen Starwalt.