West Houston, Texas, art studio specializing in classical realism; located near Briar Forest and Dairy Ashford.
Jeanette Powell (aka LilJean) is an artist who lives and works in
Houston, Texas. She specializes in Classical Realism.
Like the old Masters, she believes that art is about taking
chances, making mistakes, working hard and learning.
Jeanette's pathway to art began with horticulture studies in
college where required design courses sparked her interest.
After fourteen years in the horticultural and floral business she is
now able to pursue her love of oil painting in earnest.
Jeanette studied for eight years under the tutelage of Boots
Tyner, sculptor and portrait painter. She worked in the studio of
Nancy Paris Pruden for three years doing an intense study of still
life and floral work. Jeanette’s other instructors have been Jerrie
Merlot, Cholla, Polly Liu, Steve Parker, and Bill Kalwick. She has
participated in workshops with Judy Crow, Sylvia Trybek,
Hongnian Zhang, Ron Rencher, Gay Falkenberry, and Melissa
Franklin and Angel Ramiro Sanchez, Florence Academy of Art.