Ariel


About Ariel

Visual poet.


the zodiaque series 3

I’ve just started a series inspired in the twelve signs. the first one is Gemini (my own sign), and it’s already done (picture of the process below.) now I am working on Scorpio. when it’s done I’ll scan both and publish them. they are all intended to have a certain Japanese feel, with faces wearing that geisha make-up I love, and very fluid abstracts surrounding them. I really enjoy to have several projects in hands, so I can pass from one to another according to my inspiration and mood (very […]


Tree of Life – how a painting is born, part 2.1 1

a thing I have just noticed in the study in my skechbook: the triangle pointed downward points out just to the figure’s tummy, at the basis of the tree. womb. look what a beautiful thing: the manifestation of the Divine Spirit in the generation of a living being in the physical world (man, I am totally sensitive to all these babies and maternity stuff and all their spiritual connection, felt like crying now.) I now have material for a different work! Luís, a friend from Portugal, left a comment in […]


Tree of Life – how a painting is born, part 2

on the day before my trip I was a little obsessed about the Tree of Life. I was feeling a little blocked – maybe because I was so tired and my eyes were hurting and feeling heavy. but I decided to start a quick research about the subject, since my knowledge about trees of life was a bit too generic. I could realize how complex it is, though, since there are myths about trees practically in every culture of this world. working with myths is a treacherous field. the further […]