By Jenny Golfin, Register Citizen
TORRINGTON >> New Preston native Paul Sakren is the March artist of the month at the Newsroom Cafe.
Sakren, who describes his art as have a cartoon feel, has 21 paintings on display, some have an abstract feeling, like in “Download 10,” or a cartoon feeling, like in “Download 3.” Sakren said he tries to evoke a feeling of being transported to another world in his painting and his landscape design. He is self-employed as a landscape gardener and designer.
Sakren has been painting for over 20 years, is “mostly self-taught” but he has taken various art courses at Northwestern Connecticut Community College. He typically paints with acrylics but says he’ll sometimes use oil or watercolor.