The Watercolors of Jeffrey L. Benson The Society September 1, 2012 Art 1 Comment Jeffrey L. Benson, an artist living in Orland Park, Ill., paints landscapes with architectural elements, in part to preserve the history of old buildings. His realistic paintings are created with transparent watercolors because he feels watercolor is the ideal medium for creating texture. Texture creates realism and visual interest. “It is the texture of old boards, rocks, rusting metal, and grasses that really excite me,” he says on his website (jlbensonwatercolors.com). The above originally text appeared in the Epoch Times. [Featured image: “The Letter.” “This wonderful frame house is from southern Indiana. A man stands to read a letter, news anxiously anticipated. We can only wonder what the letter’s message might be.” —J. L. Benson] Views expressed by individual poets and writers on this website and by commenters do not represent the views of the entire Society. The comments section on regular posts is meant to be a place for civil and fruitful discussion. Pseudonyms are discouraged. The individual poet or writer featured in a post has the ability to remove any or all comments by emailing submissions@ classicalpoets.org with the details and under the subject title “Remove Comment.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related One Response Kelly Pusilo December 19, 2017 Hi Jeff, I found your info on an Art show flier. I was just reaching out to see if you put frames on any of your pictures? I am your Omega Moulding Rep. I just wanted to let you know that we carry a full line of moulding, gallery frames, Crescent Mats, and supplies. We have a local warehouse in Elk Grove Village, as well as truck delivery. Please feel free to reach out, if you would be interested in opening an account. You can also visit our web site at http://www.omegamoulding.com Best, Kelly Pusilo 630-664-8385 Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.