Future, Present Moment and Wishes for 2019

Future, Present Moment and Wishes for 2019

I do not know if it happens to you too, but there are lessons in my creative life that I need to learn again and again. For several months, I have been going through a transition period in my artistic journey. I feel the need to orient my works in a direction other than the one taken during the first part of 2018 for my last solo exhibition, but nearly 6 months later, I’m still not sure of the way to follow, or how to express it…

Top 15 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

Top 15 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2018

At the end of each year, I take a look at the website’s statistics to know which blog posts have been most popular. It gives me an idea of what interests you and made you discover the website. What I found is that what brought the majority of you here is old blog posts. Most of them two years old or even older and many are about experiments I did in my visual art journal. This is completely different from what I’m doing now, but somewhere it still looks relevent…

What is a monotype and photos of my first trials

What is a monotype and photos of my first trials

What is a monotype? Briefly, a monotype is unique print usually produced by drawing or painting on a smooth, non-absorbent surface. The image is then transferred to a sheet of paper by pressing both together. The result is a one of a kind print that cannot be duplicated, contrary to other printing methods such as linocuts or woodcuts, which allow printing several copies of the same work…

Experiments With Collage

Experiments With Collage

Today, I present you photos of four collages made at the end of the summer from hand-painted paper and I also take the opportunity to talk about the plus and cons of this technique to see more clearly if I want to continue or not in that direction. My solo show is ended and I’m now experiencing a period of research, slowly transitioning toward something else. I take time to try new techniques and work differently to get out of my comfort zone and develop…

7 Ways to Use Reality as A starting Point for Abstract Paintings

7 Ways to Use Reality as A starting Point for Abstract Paintings

Are you one of those people who do realistic paintings, but who would like to do abstracts or at least add a touch of abstraction to their figurative paintings without knowing how to do it? You are not alone! Many people share with me that wishes either in person, through the blog or social networks. That’s why I present you today 7 ways to easily make it.

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