The Passionate Painter in Antwerp:Alvaro Castagnet
Alvaro Castagnet is a highly respected watercolour artist with an international reputation.
His paintings capture the essence of his subjects with passion, boldness and elegance.
Alvaro's strong and colourful style captures the soul and mood of the places he paints.
In this film he travels to Antwerp and selects a range of subjects which include street views, a cafe interior, inside the railway station and one of the oldest bars in Antwerp painted at night.
Alvaro was born in Montevideo in Uruguay and migrated to Australia in 1983. He has won numerous painting awards, travels extensively, is a member of several art societies and was elected a member of the American Watercolour society in 2007.
He is a successful author, holds highly popular workshops and his works are collected worldwide. He now lives in Uraguay.
Duration: 90 mins
Format: English, PAL