"I like having a blank page in front of me and transforming it into something special... seeing how [the colors] meld into one another."Ana Rosa Navarro Gutierrez was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. "I studied interior design, where my interest in painting began. As a newlywed, I lived in the city outskirts, where I found an art teacher and learned the techniques of oils and India ink. After a while, I continued learning new techniques, such as pastels. The truth is, I found watercolor the most daunting medium so, when I was a bit more experienced in other techniques, I began with watercolors and it was a real challenge for me.
"After using watercolor, and having been so intimidated by them, I was enchanted by their texture. Now I work with watercolors, pastels, and oils. I am always experimenting and mixing colors for different effects. I like having a blank page in front of me and transforming it into something special - especially when working with different colors and seeing how they meld into one another."
Navarro has not dedicated herself exclusively to painting, as she has three children and a grandchild. However, she has been invited to participate in exhibits in Guadalajara as well as in Chapala, Jalisco. Currently, her work is on permanent display in café-galleries around Guadalajara. She also paints on commission.
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3 Testimonials for Ana Rosa Navarro
I recently received the watercolor I ordered from you and it is stunning. Thank you.
Dear Ana Rosa. When I saw your picture ""Woman in the shower"" on my PC, I just had to buy it. This picture is incredible smashing, and your technique with watercolours must be in the top division. I'm not even an amateur painter, but my heart and my eye tells me that my conclusion must be the reality. Thank you Ana and Novica. Aivar Moss, Norway.
Monroe Mi. USA
I am a committed art collector, I collect all styles of art. Ana's work with watercolors is one of a master. Her pieces that depict people and/or animals, although a different style, has a Norman Rockwell feel to them!! I urge Novica to become her publisher and have her works made into limited editions silkscreens!! Ana please keep working and using watercolors and I will keep adding them to my collection. M.A. Hensley