On the Horizon

More Paint on the Horizon

Here is my latest work on leaf metal, “On the Horion”, 30 x 25 cm. With this work I am exploring what I can achieve with the oil glazes on leaf metal.

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Strange and Rare Colours

“The Colorful Stories of 5 Obsolete Art Pigments” provides some curious short stories about some rare or no longer available oil colours that were once all the rage in their own time.

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Painting – The Art of Patience

On my recently created artworks in progress page, I made a comment about having more than one artwork in progress, and knowing when to leave one alone and move on to the next.

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Axis Mundi

The Real Gold – Work in Progress

I have recently been experimenting with painting on leaf metal. I don’t mean the sort of flat application of gold leaf as Gustav Klimt did. Rather, the application of translucent glazes over the leaf metal, which brings about an altogether other effect, one that can be quite striking.

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Elizabeth Banker

Painting Party

Often painting is a very solitary past time or career. So when there is an opportunity paint with other artists, it is something special.

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Hanuman Painting Quote

I need a little bit of help from you all. I am starting a project where I add a quotation to some of my artworks. I am searching for one to go with “Hanuman”. Your help could earn you a

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Custom Picture Frames

I spent a week with Peter Gric learning his technique for decorating picture frames.

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Kevin Campeau Painting Collaboration

Painting Collaboration with Kevin Campeau

Recently I started a collaborative painting project with Kevin Campeau. In this video we briefly discuss how we worked together and what we did with the canvas.

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Axis Mundi

Painting – Axis Mundi – Carl Jung – Quote

It is said a picture tells a thousand words, and the quote from Carl Jung is but a few that I can add to my latest painting “Axis Mundi”.

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"In Another Light", 50 x 40 cm, oil on canvas

New Painting – In Another Light

Another painting has completed a long cycle of development.

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HR Giger

RIP HR Giger

HR Giger died in tragic circumstances last week.

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Of course plants can communicate. Related posts: No related posts.

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Studio Update February 2014

Studio Visit February 2014

I shot a short video of my artworks in progress currently hanging on my studio walls. It’s really just a teaser, with more detailed images and video reports to come.

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Studio Video Report

This is a short video report from the studio in Vienna, after returning from the Galerie Atelier III exhibition in Barmstedt, Germany.

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Exhibition Galerie Atelier III

This year I am exhibiting again at Galerie Atelier III just outside of Hamburg, Germany. I am exhibiting alongside my good friend Micha Colory Krebs who I exhibited with in the previous exhibition.

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Art Gives Meaning

The role of the creative, whether, artist, performer, or musician, is to give form to what is unseen, not perceived by the wider public.

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Kuba dropped in to lend a hand. (photo: Timea Tallian)

Changing of the Guard

Since December last year I have had my artwork hanging in Dancing Shiva on Nuebaugasse in the Vienna 7th district. With exhibition season having begun, it was time to take my artwork down in preparation for sending them of to far flung destinations once again. But more about those exhibitions in future articles.

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Vienna Art Academy, Schillerplatz

Art Universities – the Future of Art?

This past weekend I attended the open studios (Rundgang) of the Vienna Academy of the Fine Arts (Akademie der Bildenden K√ľnste Wien). In the unending push to remain abreast with the current art trends, the past is cut off and cast aside as worn out worthless rubbish. That is, unless, it earns some money, like the Painting Gallery, which houses valuable Old Masters artworks from Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Hieronymus Bosch and Titian.

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"Temptation of St. Anthony" Max Ernst

Max Ernst Retrospective Exhibition – Albertina Vienna

It’s a Tuesday night in Vienna. What to do? Go to the premier opening of the Max Ernst retrospective exhibition in the Albertina, of course. Thanks goes to Celene and Jutta Venosa for making this possible. Otto Rapp and Timea Tallian were also there to gaze, point. Pick the artists!

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Vienna Studio Corner

Juxtaposition – When New Ideas Happen

Those moments of empty minded clarity, when not much is happening, lounging on the obligatory comfy studio sofa, looking at the artwork. In my Vienna studio, two unrelated paintings suddenly took on a new meaning together.

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