April 28, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Laurel Long

Q: Tell us a little about your method and how you came to favor this medium.

A: I paint in oils on a smooth primed surface. I paint opaquely on the first layer, then glaze and detail on two to three more layers. I started painting in oils in middle school I loved everything about oil painting from the start and never stopped.

Q: Do you consider yourself a storyteller, does your art have a message?

A: My paintings are narrative and based on stories and fairy tales.
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April 27, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Duma

Q: Tell us about your method and how you came to favor this medium.

A: I work mainly with oil paint but drawing is something special for me since my childhood. Working with pencils is hypnotizing for me, it’s addicting and I forget time and everything in the world!

With my big oil paintings I prepare everything with a different method from my drawings. For my paintings I have everything already established when I start to paint, but when I draw, I just have a rough idea of what I want to do and, in the process, ideas start to come out and the final result is always a surprise. It’s a process of discovery.

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April 26, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Akiko Ijichi

Q: Tell us a little about your method and how you came to favor this medium.

A: I’m a “Nihonga” painter. Nihonga is a traditional style of painting in Japan.It uses Crushed mineral pigments mixed with a natural liquid adhesive and applied with sumi ink outlines on top of Japanese paper (washi). more » “Interview with the Artist Akiko Ijichi”

April 19, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Marie-Eve Proteau

Marie-Eve Proteau is a Canadian artist based in Trois-Rivières, Québec. She’s working full time in her sunny little studio accompanied by her curious rabbit. After exploring her work as a painter on various unconventional supports, she’s now focusing on her first twisted love, acrylic on canvas. An iconic feminine theme prevails in her paintings in a form of surrealist portraits where the emotions are implicitly drawn from the complexity of a relationship between two people; expectation, worry, obsession, secret, domination, soulmate affection.
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March 20, 2018 | Author: webSman

Interview with the Artist Skye Davies

Q: Tell us about Skye Davies Inc. what are your goals and future plans for your designs?

A: The primary inspiration for Skye Davies Inc. comes from Mother Nature and through my brand, I create one of a kind, hand-dyed apparel for women of all shapes and sizes, sourced from ethical fabric suppliers. I want the women who wear my clothes to feel at their zenith while being comfortable, empowered and free to express themselves through the colours, textures and silhouettes of my creations.

Future plans for my brand include capsule collections of hand-dyed, ready-to-wear knitwear, a line of reusable bags, satchels and purses, as well as a collection of colourfully detailed, patch worked, evening skirts.

Q: Your fabrics are unique, can you share with us a little about your process of preparing the fabric and making it original?
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