Category Archive for: ‘Art’

  • How I Paint

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    I continually think about the process of painting. I understand that every artist is different in his or her approach and this is why, I find it challenging to take time to understand myself, my needs, my strength and my limits. I consider my paintings …

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  • Constraints and Options

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    It is natural for a human being to desire the best in his work, environment and personal output. Between this wishful thinking and real life, there is always a gap we try to narrow. Life is a long chain of provocations that give us the chance …

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  • Technics in Quotes

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    “I found that doing preliminary detailed sketches for me is not relevant. The joy of painting is to find my way out through changes and adjustments in the process of painting.” LN ” Willem de Kooning typically, would start with a drawing, add paint, draw …

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  • Art Quotes

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    “Art is subjective, but of a controlled subjectivity, based on an objective raw material.” Fernand Lejer’ “Art is a lie that makes us recognize the truth.” P. Picasso “Art doesn’t reproduce the visible, rather it makes visible.” Paul Klee “Nature stimulates a feeling, and I …

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  • Painting in Quotes

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    “You begin with the posibilities of the material” Robert Rauschenberg “Art is the magnification of limitations. Art is doing everything you can within walls”. Brian Rutenberg “Great art can arise from discontent and cynicism, but also can be born of wonder and serenity. Speak from …

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  • Abstract Painting

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    I consider myself an abstract painter. Why? Simply, because the abstract imagery is capable of triggering  in me  the strongest emotions, no other representation can do. I can recognize good art in any medium and style, I can admire skillful work, but the emotions are …

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  • Around Creativity

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    I am to myself a research subject, observing first hand how creativity works. When I started painting, I needed just one flower to hold it and rotate it in my left hand and paint a bouquet of it with watercolor in a balanced composition. The …

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  • Mercer Island Sunrise

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    One night in 2007, soon after I started painting, I woke at night, looked at my window and was astonished to see a very bright, unusual, unbelievable  green sky, I had never seen before. It was separated at the horizon by a narrow deep yellow-pink-orange …

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  • Less is More

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    In my college time I took lessons in Chinese traditional ink painting – Guo-hua on rice paper. There are two main styles of painting: Gong-bi and Xie-yi. Gong-bi, the old style, expresses its subjects using contour lines of various quality: short, long, wide, thin, light, …

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  • Yupo story

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    One day in 2006, I happened to be in Daniel Smith Artist Supply store to buy some pastels ( at that time I thought that pastel will be my preferred art medium) when one sales girl invited me to attend a demo ” Hands on …

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