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Fleurs (2)


Mendelssohn
- Lieder ohne Worte op. 30 nº 1

Floral abstract with lots of texture, mainly painted with knives.
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An explosive and colorful painting,
exhibited at a financial manager's office.



I love adding alternate materials to create an interesting texture.
It's pretty time consuming, but a fun thing to do and very rewarding!

Texture is the quality of a surface (Rough, Slick, Smooth, Grainy)
It's "the feel" of the canvas. It can be based on the paint and its application or by adding additional materials.
For this painting I added music paper, newspaper and modeling paste, in which I printed all kind of shapes when wet, sanding, scraping, scratching, layering, gluing which makes it an interesting collage painting.

I like to see the "history" in/of a painting, such as the edges: they reveal a "history".
As you can see: mine are not smoothed out and painted with burnt umber to give it an idea like there's another painting underneath.

Picture 2:
My Studio, working on different pieces.


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Maggie Ullmann 21 Sep 2011

Gorgeous work fantastic colors

Olga Naletova 01 Sep 2011

Bravo!!! Verry stunning work, every comment made on this painting I agree plus. I sit and watch at your artwork and find it unreal.

Artist Reply: Olga, thank you so much for your uplifting comment. I've in my show and it's the highlight of the exhibition room! Love and Light, Moi

M Smith 31 Aug 2011

A beautiful explosion of colors!

Anne Vis 31 Aug 2011

Fabulous colors, Olga!

KC CHANG 31 Aug 2011

YES EXPLOSIVE AND COLORFUL!!