Leon Loughridge is active/lives in Colorado, New Mexico. Leon Loughridge is known for woodblock and etching, landscape, rural scene, commercial art.
Biography Leon Loughridge
Raised in the open ranch land of Northern New Mexico, Leon Loughridge developed an affinity for the Southwestern landscape. He was greatly influenced by his grandmother's involvement in Northern New Mexico art circles. Later study at the Colorado Institute of Art along with private study reinforced his abilities. Stationed in Germany while in the army, he was able to travel extensively throughout Europe, visiting museums and maintaining sketching journals. In addition, he studied painting techniques of the Old Masters for two years, finishing by copying a Franz Hals at the Stuttgart Stattsgalerie Art Museum. Long having an interest in pen and ink, etching took on a special meaning from the museum's collection of etchings.
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