Jean Pederson has been painting for more than twenty years, has won numerous awards, and has exhibited her works throughout the world. Her traditional practice includes referential imagery of people, still life, landscape and abstraction. Mixed media is an important venue for her creative expression, and the layering of a variety of media offers Jean an assortment of possibilities within her work; quality of edge, line and texture all play a role within her imagery. She is the author of Expressive Portraits: Creative Methods for Painting People. Learn more about Jean at jeanpederson.com.