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Purple water

I posted it already back when I just started blogging and I think I created this image around the time of the Tsunami in Japan. Now that Sandy is in full force in the US I got reminded about this image I made back then. Though I guess they have better things to do than … Continue reading

Those dreadful artist statements..

After much consideration I finally finished my artist statement. I’m not the only artist who has a problem with the whole statement thing. Visual arts -as the name suggests- are to be enjoyed and more importantly to be understood visually. They’re not there to be debated through words. That of course isn’t completely true all … Continue reading

One lovely blog award~ some blogs I like & bit of opinion

I’m once again awarded a Lovely Blog Award this time by Enchanted Pen! Thank you! I’m aware that some bloggers here on WordPress don’t like to get any awards, going as far as to clearly state it on their profiles.  Though it’s their business I cannot for the life of me see why anyone wouldn’t like … Continue reading

When is an artwork TRULY finished?

There’re common themes and problems that every artist faces at least once during the creative process. One of these is the problem of finishing artworks or better said, when do we as artists, consider an artwork truly finished? According to the saying artworks are never really finished they’re just abandoned. Of course that doesn’t mean … Continue reading

Escapism in art – is creativity itself a form of escapism?

Those who follow my work know that I mostly paint fantasy/surreal and children’s book illustration. These genres mostly fall under what can be called escapism, especially fantasy as its main and maybe only purpose is to create complete worlds and creatures that exist in fantasy only (or in folklore). Most (visual) art produced nowadays exist … Continue reading

Winter is near~

  Talking about digital art versus paper-based…I found an old – actually one of the earliest – digital artwork of mine which is a digital painting sort of as it’s based on an actual photograph (of me). I tested my tablet with it and  though I was very pleased with the result, I think digital … Continue reading

What makes “good” art?

I was asked this question by a friend about a year ago and it occurred to me again the other day while painting with watercolour after much time using only pen and digital brushes. The question then took me by surprise but after a short consideration I answered; “the amount of time it takes to create it..”. … Continue reading

Apple~diet

End of summer hiatus – sort of..

Welcome back everyone! Hope all of you had a great vacation. Summer is almost over and though I intend to come back fully to blogging my “adventures” in the realms of drawing, the end of August and September will be a bit hectic so prepare for longer silences on my part. (This is due to … Continue reading

Poll: would you be interested in exhibitions & prints etc..

Hello everyone! Since many of you are regular readers of my blog I decided to make a poll to get to know your opinion of whether I should exhibit my work and/or make prints available. As many of you know though I’m primary a painter I moved to mostly digital and simple paper drawings and I … Continue reading

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