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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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New Work: Cinnabar Red ... Cornered by Shapes

New Work: Cinnabar Red … Cornered by Shapes

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 16. April 2016 | 0 Comments

Cinnabar Red … Cornered by Shapes is my newest work for the Exclamatory Intermezzo series. I painted it at the end of March and continued with the same off-whites color scheme, which I recently used in my first set of intuitive paintings. To add some contrast, I chose two additional colors; cinnabar red and a…

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7 Shots - White Point, Nova Scotia - Photography

White Point Nova Scotia / 7Shots

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 28. March 2016 | 0 Comments

Welcome to 7Shots, my new photography category with seven themed photos of travel, material studies and art. The first edition is about White Point, Nova Scotia, which my girlfriend and I visited last year during a 3,700 km road trip across Nova Scotia.   While Cape Breton Highlands National Park is known for its picturesque…

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