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Christopher Leeper is a full-time artist from Canfield, OH. He is the author of Realism in Watermedia, North Light Books. He has illustrated four children's books for the Smithsonian and the African Wildlife Foundation and his work has been featured in several other books and publications, including The Artist's Magazine, American Artist, Plein Air Magazine and Ohio Magazine. He is a member of the Ohio Watercolor Society, the Ohio Plein Air Society, the Oil Painters of America and the adjunct faculty in the Department of Art at Youngstown State University. He served as president of the Ohio Watercolor Society (2008-2012). Christopher graduated from Youngstown State University in 1988 with a BFA degree in graphic design. Chris teaches individual classes and workshops at his studio in Canfield, Ohio.

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