Calendar for March 2016

Here we go again... A new calendar for upcoming month. It's made with my gelli print artwork as a background and it has vivid spring colors. I'm proud to say, that this artwork made into Folt Bolt Show&Tell February Color Scheme. You can see three of my works and many other really lovely artworks here. You are welcome to download calendar for free and use it as a screensaver or for your desktop.

Homage to Rex Ray

I admired Rex Ray's work for quite a time, but only the other day I discovered he died last year and it made me really sad and thinking how much of his ideas will never see the light of day. If you are not familiar with his work, you can check his website, here are just some of his works for you to sample. I love his work because it has a retro kind of 70's look, full of simplified shapes and with so much colour. He created a large compendium of works from mixed media collages on resin, paper, wood and linen to large scale canvas painting. And among his art it’s hard to find a piece that’s not likeable. Lately I was thinkig about making a piece for my dear cousin's 40th birthday and I rememb

My first try in intuitive painting

So, we all know how intuitive painting goes. You aren't supposed to be an artist, you needn't think much, just go with the flow, follow your instincts and enjoy the process. Sounds simple enough? Yeah... Let me tell you about the fact how intuitive painting isn't as simple as it looks. The fact is that we were taught how to draw since we were little and we know how even abstract painting has certain rules that make distinctive difference between a good abstract art and something my dog would have paint if I put some color on her. But there are no rules at intuitive painting, everything is allowed and anything can happen. Easy peasy... I started with a large cardboard (I was stingy and didn't

What every artist should know about ATCs

Are you an artist and familiar with ATCs? Or maybe you don't even know what it is? Thank God for Wikipedia, it knows everything, so here it is: "Artist trading cards (ATCs) are miniature artworks about the same size as modern trading cards or baseball cards, or 2 1⁄2 by 3 1⁄2inches (64 mm × 89 mm), small enough to fit inside standard card-collector pockets, sleeves or sheets. When sold, they are usually referred to as art cards, editions, and originals (ACEOs). Popularized in 1996, the ATC movement developed out of the mail artmovement and has its origins in Switzerland. Cards are produced in various media, including dry media (pencils, pens, markers, etc.), wet media (watercolor, acrylic pa

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