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Darlene Douthit • Art Studio
Caricatures of People and Pets

 Darlene was column “Cartoon Science Illustrator” for four years for two Award Winning Children’s magazines, Boy’s Quest  and Hopscotch for girls!  Darlene  has enjoyed teaching  classes  year round at the Redlands Art Association. Darlene taught  at  this location since 1992. She has also taught adult  workshops, in Illustrating Children’s Literature and Japanese Anime Cartooning, since 1999  at the California State University of San Bernardino. She also does many Cartoon Anime Performance demonstrations for Libraries and portrait demonstrations for art associations. 

MINI  BIOGRAPHY 

Since childhood Darlene  has had a passion for cartoons and  portraiture, with a great  love for animals. Portrait  artist  Jan Kunz, Jessica Zemsky and Al Stine have each been inspirational in instructional in her work. Darlene was personally instructed by such renowned wildlife artist as: Robert Abbett, Sam Savitt  and  The famous cartoonist Charles Schulz.  She was also inspired by caricature artist; Tom Richmond, Steve Silver and Mort Drucker. As a professional caricaturist, portrait artist, cartoonist, illustrator, demonstrator and teacher, Darlene  has worked for both catalogue publishing companies and manufacturers throughout the states. Her formal art  education was obtained at  San Bernardino Valley College, Redlands University, and  Scottsdale Artist  School.  She was employed as a Illustrator and Layout for ten years, and  has  been a professional  artist  since 1978, with many  commissioned portraits, humorous illustrations and caricatures to her credit. 

EXHIBITIONS/TV APPEARANCES 

Riverside  Art Museum, Riv. CA, The Redlands Art Association. Rdls CA,  San Bernardino County  Museum, SBdo. CA, Loma Linda Cultural Arts Association LLnda. CA, Art  For Heaven’s Sake, Rdls. CA, Dream-Builders Art  Show, Riv. CA   TV APPEARANCES: Destination Downtown Channel 3 SBdo. CA,  Talk With The Animals, Chambers Channel 3, Riv. CA   MEMBERSHIPS / AFFILIATIONS The Redlands Art Assn. Rdls. CA , Humane Society of Riverside, Rancho Cucamonga and Riverside, CA  Riverside Art Museum, Riv.  CA Riverside Arts Foundation, Riv.  CA   San Bernardino, Arts Council, SBdo. CA   Loma  Linda Cultural Arts Assn. LLnda. CA  The National Caricature Network, Burnsville, MN   Society of  Children’s Book Illustrators, West Hills, CA  Southern California Cartoonist  Society, San Diego, CA   Humane  Society.

Darlene Douthit: Caricatures, Illustrations, and Portraits
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