Town festival in Paulino Neves (Maranhao – Brasil). Majorettes before the parade. Watercolor cm 40×30

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Franco Pretti

About Franco Pretti

Self-taught, was born in 1960 and lives in Croviana (Trento - Northern Italy).  He began to paint with oils in 1976. During the period of high school, he has exhibited his works and was also awarded the Competition of Art expressive "1st prize Val di Sole " Then, after enrolling at the university, he stopped painting. In 1987, he graduated in architecture in Venice and began working as an architect. In 2013, his passion for painting led him to paint again. He started humbly with watercolor, a technique that enhances the accuracy and the effects of light. Its art got a reference in the concrete reality and includes expressions ranging from portraits to landscapes. His subjects are  the aspects of nature and the evocative images of life.  He is married, has a son, a daughter in law and a beautiful granddaughter who often delights to portray.