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The wish is the father of though

Artwork by Isa Amiri Chulandim

When my wife was pregnant I didn’t have any paint and money to make Oil or acrylic painter, but I had some marker in a box. I saturated newspaper on glue and put them on the row canvas. When it had dried I put a marker on it and start to make this painting offhand. After that I found a new approach to make new paintings by marker, pen and embroidery which I have been working…

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Smile

Smile

Artwork by Taiwo Animashaun

I am Taiwo Animashaun, a twin to a creative web designer. Creativity is our strength. My knowledge of art is as a result of stuff I have seen online, teachings from artists that are friends and basic teachings from my Secondary School (High School). I am a BA degree holder in English Language with a great passion for art.

Art is a medium to have a say in the society, I express myself through pencilworks, mix media and realism…

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Horse Handshake

Horse Handshake

Artwork by Sophy Laughing

My grandfather used to say that a “Horse Handshake” was the art of keeping a horse between you and your opponent.

People who work with horses know how disoriented you can feel when you look a horse directly in the eye. These graceful creatures are not only beautiful and strong, they are also intuitive. They know when a rider is confident, happy, or nervous. They also know when you have carrots!

This is one of the first sketches I did with my right-hand (I used to be a leftie). As I drew, I kept switching the pencil back and forth, transferring knowledge from my left-handed brain back to my right-handed brain – believe me, there’s a difference! …

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Dream Sketching

Dream Sketching

Artwork by Pankaj Kumar Yadav

I am interested in drawing & painting and want to improve my art skills.

I love sketching…

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Destino

Artwork from Houston Ortegon Casanova

Soy de la península de Yucatán toda la vida he vivido por el hecho de expresarnos, el liberar el alma para poder proyectarla en nuestros lienzos
el hecho de que una persona pueda crear ya la vuelve unica…

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Green Tea

Green Tea

Artwork by CAROL GREENWOOD

I have been painting for 10 years. I started in Tokyo.

I love the magic of painting, the colours, the emotion, but most of all the journey.

We left Tokyo 7 years ago after living there for 6.5 years.

It is only now that I want to paint a Japanese subject…

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The strength of life

Artwork by Zaid Hellal Albiaty

This drawing was done in old crayons and is expressing the strength of life.

All my life I live like a bird, trying to sing a beautiful song. I want to make life better in my homeland, maybe my voice is weak but my believe is strong, my song is written in colors on canvas because these are words I know…

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Artwork by Desta Belay

Artwork by Desta Belay

Artwork by Desta Belay

My name is Desta Belay and I live in Ethiopia together with my wife and son.

I have degree in business management from Adama University. Now I am learning painting in Enlightenment Art academy. My interest and hobby is getting the best knowledge of fine art painting, watching the nature and reading historical and psychological books…

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Making difference through art

Making difference through art

Artwork by Ignacio

I’m Ignacio and I am a research student in history and visual arts. I love painting and drawing but more than anything I enjoy learning and working with people. I use art as a tool for social change and empowerment. I would like to deepen my knowledge in drawing so I could then use these tools and make a difference in other people’s lives…

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Art is close to my soul

Art is close to my soul

Drawing by Aras Amin

I am Aras Amin, a visual artist student in an adult art program, and I would like to enter this artistic competition to get a chance to win the ‘How to Draw’ Course to improve my drawing skills…

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