Instructor Mark de Mos

Mark de Mos


Favorite painting style: hyperrealism

A elected member of the New Jersey Watercolor
Society as well as a signature member of the North East Watercolor Society
in Kent, CT, the Garden State and Baltimore Water Societies. In addition,
he has concentrated on pastel studies. His aim was to enable him to acquire
a different perspective on the use and understanding of color, value, intensity and texture. He became the 1st President of the Pastel SocIety of NJ. Recipient of numerous awards and honors –nationally and locally, his artwork has been featured in publications of North Light Press entitled “The Best of Watercolors, Splash 8 and Splash 9.”


  • Favorite Artists- John Singer Sargent and Andrew Wyeth
  • Favorite Painting to View- Anything by Bouguereau
  • Favorite Painting to Instruct- The Kiss
  • Favorite Music for Painting- 80’s
  • Hobbies- Cooking, dancing, and watching documentaries
  • Fun Fact- Myth: Ancient Greeks believed redheads turned into vampires when they died. In real life, they are vampires from birth.