abstractionism


Threshold.

If you have been chasing me for over three years or so, you know I have a long affair with the inclusion of Abstractionism in my work. Abstract art is pure energy, emotion, and sensation. It does not rely on things we physically know and see to tell a story, but it plays with the immaterial, the intangible. It is not easy to give shape to what doesn’t have a shape as we know, and this is why I consider abstract art one of the most difficult styles of painting. […]


in progress: ignis aeris 5

ready for a bit more of my beloved The Waterman tryptich? here’s the underpainting: it’s amazing how I get energized when working with warm colors. I love all tones of blue and purples, but working with reds and oranges really make my day. I love how their pigments mix well and how they pop out the board. I really like the way the lion skin came out. I think the abstraction fit well. it made me think about creating another piece using a lion as a focus and the same […]


a fresh start

I’ve been experimenting a lot in these last couple of months, trying to achieve some balance between colors, abstract shapes, compositions, figures and themes. after a lot of effort, wasted paper and paints, and even some mischievous hands destroying boards with fresh paint on, I think I could get something valid, at least for myself. it’s not easy to make Abstractionism. mainly when you’ve been a “slave” of figurative art for your whole life. I don’t really consider what I’ve been doing as a pure form of Abstractionism, but rather […]