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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 in July, and is inspired…

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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 a small rural community located…

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Nine New Intuitive Abstract Paintings

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 9. August 2016 | 2 Comments

Nine New Intuitive Abstract Paintings I’m back from summer vacation and posting a new set of nine intuitive abstract paintings, which were painted back in June. I created these three at a time (in sets of 3). I’m still very much enjoying the spontaneous approach to painting, without any sketches, drawings or photos, as it creates an interesting element of…

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How To Prepare for your First Art Show

How To Prepare For Your First Art Show

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 23. July 2016 | 17 Comments

When I received my acceptance letter for my first art show, the feeling of excitement quickly changed to dread as reality set in: this would be my first public appearance as an artist, and I had no idea what to expect. For the first time, I was leaving the comfortable space of my studio at home, and revealing my creative…

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Half-time 2016 Art Goal Review

Half-Time Art Goals Review

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 1. July 2016 | 2 Comments

You can’t improve what you don’t measure, states a popular quote controversially attributed to author and consultant Peter Drucker. It’s been half a year passed since I posted my 2016 Art Goals, so I’m posting a short goal review to assess where I’m at. In typical German fashion, I created a simple spreadsheet to track my progress on a monthly basis; this allows…

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Intuitive Paintings: Universal Connections Crossed ...

New Work: Universal Connections …

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 18. June 2016 | 2 Comments

New Work: Universal Connections … Today, I am posting my two latest paintings on canvas: Universal Connections Crossed by Orange and Universal Connections Crossed by Green. I painted both right before my first Art Symposium at the end of April. When I laid out my paintings on the floor to prearrange the booth, I noticed that there is some space…

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Intuitive Paintings: Spatula Stripes

Spatula Stripes – Intuitive Paintings

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 15. June 2016 | 0 Comments

Spatula Stripes – Intuitive Paintings After my return from Connecticut, Nevada and Arizona, I am finally catching up with posting recent studies and paintings. You will find my third series of seven intuitive paintings entitled Spatula Stripes, which I painted shortly after the Spatula Textures set at the end of April. While the last series focused on textures, I worked…

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Current Group Exhibition: Ma Ville en Couleurs

Group Exhibition: Ma Ville en Couleurs

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 22. May 2016 | 0 Comments

I am happy to write about my current group exhibition Ma Ville en Couleurs at the Station des Arts in Thetford Mines, QC. If you missed the event Symposium de Peinture, the City of Thetford Mines dedicates this exhibition to participating artists to extend their visibility and exposure. It’s a great opportunity to see the highlights of the Symposium as most…

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Milestone: My First Art Symposium

Milestone: My First Art Symposium

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 17. May 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s been two weeks now and I am still thinking a lot about my first art show as it was a great experience. The Art Symposium de Peinture “Ma Ville en Couleurs” was held from April 29 to May 1 at the Maison de la Culture in Thetford Mines, QC and attracted close to 1,000 visitors during these three days.…

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Intuitive Paintings: Spatula Textures

Spatula Textures – Intuitive Paintings

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 23. April 2016 | 0 Comments

Spatula Textures – Intuitive Paintings In early April, I worked on a second set of seven intuitive paintings. These are spontaneously painted studies without prior planning or sketching, making the process all the more fun. This time, I focused on textures achieved with the use of spatulas, as I would like to improve my background textures. In contrast to my…

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