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Late Half-Time Review Art Goals 2017

2017 Art Goals – Late Half-Time Review

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 17. October 2017 | 0 Comments

It is almost three months since my move to Sherbrooke QC, and while there are still some boxes unpacked, my very first studio is already up and running. I already painted a few times and it is such a treat to have a dedicated room to one’s passion. With some delay, it’s time to evaluate…

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New Travelling Group Exhibition: Le Canada pour moi c'est ...

New Traveling Group Exhibition

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 20. September 2017 | 3 Comments

New Traveling Group Exhibition: Le Canada pour moi c’est … Please stop by at the new traveling group exhibition “Le Canada pour moi c’est…” (translated: Canada for me is …) at seven venues across the Eastern Townships until the end of the year. This group exhibition showcases works of 50 francophone, anglophone and immigrant artists…

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Spontaneous Marks - Intuitive Paintings

Spontaneous Marks – Intuitive Paintings

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 27. May 2017 | 6 Comments

Spontaneous Marks – Intuitive Paintings I am publishing my last painting set of 2016 titled Spontaneous Marks, which consists of 8 studies on 11 x 14 in. paper I painted in December. While my last intuitive painting sets were dominated by large-scale colour applications, this set is defined by fewer marks and colours. For this…

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Cloudscapes - Cloud Landscapes -7 Shots - Art by Martin Lukas Ostachowski

Cloudscapes (Cloud Landscapes) from Above

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 23. March 2017 | 7 Comments

Cloudscapes (Cloud Landscapes) from Above Ever since my first flight at the age of 4, I am excited about flying and admiring cloud landscapes through the window of the plane. Since then not much has changed; it is fascinating to me how just the elements of water, particles and wind can combine to create so…

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Abstract Nautical Noise - Intuitive Paintings

Abstract Nautical Noise – Intuitive Paintings

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 2. February 2017 | 7 Comments

Abstract Nautical Noise – Intuitive Paintings I’d like to share Abstract Nautical Noise, which is the second to last intuitive painting set I created in 2016. These nine studies were produced over the course of four months, from August to November, and I reworked them several times. Nevertheless, in this series, I still worked intuitively;…

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Art Goals 2017 and 2016 in Review

Art Goals for 2017 and 2016 in Review

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 13. January 2017 | 11 Comments

Art Goals for 2017 and 2016 in Review Happy New Year and thanks for stopping by! Before I post my 2017 art goals, I would like to start with a review of my 2016 goals. 2016 was a great year with a lot to be thankful for, and my blog, Art by MLO, was no…

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Four Abstract Seasons - Intuitive Paintings

Four Abstract Seasons

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 10. December 2016 | 5 Comments

Four Abstract Seasons I’d like to share a set of intuitive paintings I worked on in September 2016, which consists of four diptychs. As in my previous set of studies titled “Marks on Large Greens“, I continued with the mark-making approach for the backgrounds. However, in this set, I allowed some geometric shapes to extend…

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Start Your Art Business in Quebec, Canada - The Easy and Fast Way - A 4-Step Guide to Becoming a Self-Employed Artist or Artisan

Start Your Art Business in Quebec, Canada

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 25. November 2016 | 8 Comments

Are you a painter, sculptor, or artisan considering full-time or part-time self-employment? I just went through the long process of researching how to start my own art business, and I’d like to share my findings with you. In this article, I describe the process you will need to go through to create your art business.…

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Intuitive Paintings: Marks on Large Greens

Marks on Large Greens – Intuitive Paintings

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 30. October 2016 | 10 Comments

Marks on Large Greens – Intuitive Paintings I’m sharing my new set of intuitive paintings which I titled Marks on Large Greens. The first snow in Quebec came extra early this year, and it was perfect timing to incorporate some vivid colors by posting this series of bright green abstracts. The series was done back…

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Peggys Cove Nova Scotia - 7 Shots - Photography

7Shots: Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 27. August 2016 | 17 Comments

7Shots: Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia Welcome to the 2nd edition of my 7Shots photography series, where I share another highlight of my 2015 road trip through Nova Scotia. Last summer we drove 3,700 km to explore this beautiful coastal province and Peggy’s Cove was definitely one of the highlights of the trip. Peggy’s Cove is…

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