An Artist Journey from Realism to Abstraction - The Beginning

An Artist Journey from Realism to Abstraction - The Beginning

My first Vlog in Spring 2023 about how my art is changing.

In this video I talk about clearing out the old to make way for the new. All my old artwork has been put away and I'm experimenting with new techniques.

How it feels like to have travelled full circle to find myself back to my roots... painting loose with feeling but this time knowing why I paint, and understanding more what I'm interested in.

Art, as in nature, as in life, comes in cycles. And over the years we see patterns, repeating ones; it's how you know what you like.

If you want to join me on my exploration into abstracting my love of nature this is the first in a series of VLOGs this year. How do you go from realism to abstraction and what is abstraction?

I'll be working on paper and in sketch books, I'll be reflecting on old work and creating new.

It's always an exciting journey, but now I'm finding my true inner artist. It's not about techniques or knowledge now it's about feeling, hence why it's so special.

I hope you enjoy this video, in it I have used a Seawhite Concertina Sketchbook if you are wondering.

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