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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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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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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 dark neutral grey for the…

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Intuitive Paintings: Off-Whites and Greys

Off-Whites and Greys – Intuitive Paintings

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 29. February 2016 | 0 Comments

Off-Whites and Greys – Intuitive Paintings As you may know, I am currently working on studies for my Exclamatory Intermezzo series, which is characterized by a fairly strict, mathematical pattern. Although I am enjoying the effect of the cut-outs and stripe patterns of this series, the weaving and cutting work takes a great deal of time. With my first participation…

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Blue Rectangle in front of Cactus

Blue Rectangle in front of Cactus

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 13. February 2016 | 0 Comments

With the current temperatures being around -20°C to -30°C (from a European perspective: North Pole), I have more time to spend on painting. As I wrote in the last post Leave Grey … out of the picture, I returned to my exclamatory pattern and just finished Blue Rectangle in front of Cactus. In this painting I weaved the paper stripes behind…

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New Work: Leave grey out of the picture - Martin Lukas Ostachowski

New Work: Leave grey … out of the picture

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 24. January 2016 | 0 Comments

This month, I finished another study Leave grey … out of the picture following the looser approach of my Exclamatory Intermezzo Series. Just as I did in my last study Leaning toward … Yellow, I spent more time on the backgrounds and reduced the pattern of the exclamation marks and stripes. Although I enjoy developing abstract ideas, I kind of…

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Leaning toward ... Yellow, Martin Lukas Ostachowski, Acrylic on mixed layered paper

New Study: Leaning toward … Yellow

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 10. January 2016 | 0 Comments

Happy New Year and thanks for stopping by! This year’s resolutions: more outdoors and more art. While I tremendously enjoy this warm winter (after a historically cold one last year), I managed to make some time to paint and work on my techniques. In particular I focused on my backgrounds and incorporated different structures, more layers and tools. At the…

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New Work: Reflective Rhythms in Yellow ... by Martin Lukas Ostachowski

New Work: Reflective Rhythms in Yellow …

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 23. November 2015 | 0 Comments

After a few busy weeks, I am excited to have finally finished my painting titled “Reflective Rhythms in Yellow …”. It is my first painting I have submitted to an art contest. I had to create it under quite a time constraint as this year’s theme Vibration was only released in the beginning of October. The 12th edition of the…

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If you can't grow ... leave (II), Martin Ostachowski, Acrylic, graphite on mixed, layered paper

New Work: ‘If you can’t grow … leave II’

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 30. March 2015 | 0 Comments

New Work: ‘If you can’t grow … leave II’ With the move to the country finished and the small studio setup, I have finally found the time to complete the second painting of the diptych “If you can’t grow … leave”. It represents the darker counterpart to the first image. I am now already working on a new, more complex…

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If you can't grow ... leave (I), Martin Ostachowski, Acrylic on mixed layered paper

New Work: ‘If you can’t grow … leave I’

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 19. January 2015 | 0 Comments

New Work: ‘If you can’t grow … leave I’ Preparing my move to the country, I didn’t have a lot of time to paint during the last few weeks. However, I still work on different organic shapes and try to incorporate figurative elements in order to dissolve the mathematical framework of this series. This painting is the left part of…

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