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07
Jun
18

… and here they are …

new in my Gallery on Daily PaintworksThe Sentinels, to the left, and Plant Spirit to the right. Both are mixed-media on canvas board.. both measure  18×24 centimeters or 7.08×9.4 inches .. there are collage elements in the paintings, and the media i used is acrylics, acrylic ink, wax crayon, pastel pencils.

if you want to purchase one or both of them, it is easy to do so.. just visit my gallery on Daily Paintworks click on the artwork of your choice and then hit the “Buy Now with Paypal” link.. et voilà! Free Shipping Worldwide … my art is packed in a reinforced and padded envelope or rolled and shipped in a tube, depending on the size … also.. colours may vary slightly as not all monitors have the same settings.

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06
Jun
18

… following the path …

last night the muse took over.. only went to bed around 2 a.m. finished 3 paintings which were kind of half finished… and started on a new one. .. well actually 2 new ones…… i want to show them to you here.. input is always welcome:) i notice that i seem to become more and more.. tribal.. or archaic? what is the right word for it? archetypal ?? anyway… have a look.. and let me know please 

i will give you some thoughts i have.. which doesn’t happen too often.. i know    … the finished ones are in the middle photo.. as i said.. very tribal.. i guess my living in africa for several years – and asia too of course – definitely influences me there.. these paintings are very.. raw in a way.. deep, go way way back.. generations back….. are emotional and highly symbolic.. they show guardians, spirits, protectors, they are in a dreamworld, an in-between-world, there is mythology in them.. greek, roman… and more.. further back.. shamanism and superstition…… i know they cannot be seen too cleary.. yet… the one on the left is a nature spirit.. the middle one.. the woman is the weaver.. and to the right are guardians…

the new one i started on last night.. is that face.. in the shadow.. not quite clear.. there.. and yet not. it symbolises fear.. we all know fear.. we all have it.. sometimes more.. sometimes less.. it comes out of the shadows before my three-monthly checkups.. will all be ok ?? .. sometimes it becomes big and almost overwhelms us.. then it grows small again and almost disappears…. almost… but never quite. but that is ok.. fear.. is also a guardian.. a friend even.. it should not be pushed into the shadows but be welcomed and accepted.. fear protects us from doing silly things.. rash things.. dangerous things.. fear make us think, reflect … fear should be embraced…because

the more fear is pushed away from us.. the bigger and larger it will grow.. becomes a presence.. ruling our life.. there is no need to be afraid of it .. smile at fear and make it your friend … ……. …. my technique here is again very mixed media.. and.. i put the brushes aside and used my fingers to paint.. so this is really very very personal… not quite finished… but not far from being completed………

05
May
18

… She Wears Beads in Her Hair …

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… mixed media on heavy watercolour paper .. large-postcard sized. original for sale..
on Artfinder  and DailyPaintworks  …

04
May
18

… my muse is back … at last

my muse decided to take some time off… i think she went to thailand for a bit.. well ok.. she needed a holiday … but now she is back and today she inspired me… twice… here are the results of her return …

 

 

… no regrets … is done in wax crayons with a bit of acrylics added to it… Morning Glory is mixed media … both are on heavy watercolour paper and the originals are for sale. for more info.. just contact me please ...

21
Apr
18

…. aaaaaaaaand….. back to digital …….

 

my two latest digital creations – Billy Goat Blue and Polar Bear… both available on RedBubble, Society6, Pixels.com, DesignByHümans and OhMyPrints

if you have any questions.. please do not hesitate to contact me 🙂

16
Apr
18

Room with a View – mixed media with collage elements

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Room with a View
mixed media with collage elements
18×24 centimeters on canvasboard
free shipping worldwide !
original is availale on Daily Paintworks 

15
Apr
18

… and now.. a mix of both ….

a mix of both? yes….. here in this painting i mixed “traditional” art and digital art… another form of mixed media thus ? i should think so.  the original was painted on canvas board, using acrylics and wax crayons. then i took a photo and uploaded this to my graphic program, where i added … just a bit. i did not want it to be too different from the original.. just a little tweak here and there.. prints, posters and products are available on RedBubble, Pixels.com and Society6

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