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Red Sun

Here is a fast little project I did last winter in order to give some self-made chrismas gifts.
The artwork is an assembly of sketches  and vector patterns I made earlier in 2013. I then screeprinted those in order to get the result you see now. It was a fun little project, lots of mistakes since it was a very fast thing (two days in total) but it was nice to get back to the screenprinting table (it’s been a while!)

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Training as Ashley Wood Junior

Here’s an artist I really like, Ashley Wood.

There is something amazing with his style, so rough it’s immediately recognizable but almost abstract at the same time. As if all his paintings were thick with dust in the air.

Well, my title made me laugh, I’m not really trying to be Ashley Wood junior, but want it or not, reproducing painting from the masters is the best way to practice a style.
Just to make sure: all the rights goes to his work, and so on, I’m not planning on making anything with that painting. except practice.

So here it is. It’s not done yet, but you can see the first layer.

There’s other stuff going on, but I’ll post them on monday! :) Be patient!

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First practice

Although work has been crazy, I had some time to enjoy the studio.
Here is two fast practice I made. You can see the progress.

The black and white one is from a youtube documentary of a war journalist following a group of soldiers during the Kosovo War. At that point, the soldier was explaining that he had spent his life working in that factory, and now his job was to defend it.

You can see the video here.

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The second one is inspired by a drawing I made in a life session several weeks ago. Testing out the colors. Proportions are way off.

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Which one do you like?

So far, people seem to prefer the first step of each. humph!

Ho, and here is a drawing I made at work, while waiting for my computer. It’s the famous shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho.

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Ciao!

New Start

Well,
Obviously, the first week isn’t especially entertaining.

In order to have a real fresh start, I decided to whiten everything I had done so far:
the tests, the incompletes, the not good enought or even those I just got tired of looking.

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So here you go, dozens of white canvases.

Now all I need is inspiration….

Oh okay, I’ll post something I did two weeks ago in order to keep the interest. I know my dirty studio floor is not so captivating.
Here is my favorites from a live drawing session I went two weeks ago.

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The Studio

Hello there,

I can’t believe I finally have it, but after two months of searching -being told yes and then no the day after- I finally got a studio!
It’s small but close, and the other artists working there looks like fun. I never thought it could be so complicated to find a little concrete box to work, seriously.

I decided to start a blog in order to record the process (hopefuly progress) of my work. I’ll see how often I can update it. Maybe less often at the beginning, but I could post old works in order to keep it alive. I’ll see!
In the meantime, you can see one serie I made at the beginning of last year, Growing Monsters, by clicking here.

But here it goes, I’ll be moving in tomorrow, and I can’t wait to start painting.

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