Fine Art & Commissioned Portrait Paintings
Diane Afton Aeschliman is an award-winning artist in Killingworth, CT. She specializes in portraits, still life, and landscapes. Believing in working from life as much as possible, she has over four decades of experience and has traveled all over the world, including Switzerland and Italy, to teach painting and to hone her craft.
As a member of The New England Plein Air Painters, Diane works tirelessly to recreate the subtle nuances of the world around her, including the people and places within it. Able to locate the beating heart of any subject, her paintings pulsate with a vibrancy that carries the viewer through that subject's essence.
In addition to commissioned portraits & paintings, Diane also teaches art to a wide array of students, young and old alike. With over 20 years of experience teaching all over the world, including at The Lime Academy of Fine Arts and The Lime Art Association, she has mastered a style of teaching that's passionately informative but also nonthreatening. Diane understands the importance of having a classroom atmosphere that isn't stuffy or rigorous. Learning should be an enjoyable experience. Sometimes it's the only way to foster free flowing creativity! Throughout the years, she has taught everything from landscapes to portraits.
If you are interested in commissioned portraits & paintings or taking one of Diane's art classes, contact her today.