Golden Pelican mixed media on wood artwork

I had been wanting to start painting more birds in my artwork, and my brother,George S Blonsky, who is an extremely talented professional wildlife photographer, and whose work I love, nudged me to paint one of the birds he’s most known for photographing in a place called Lake Kerkini in northern Greece, namely the Dalmatian Pelicans. I have also visited the Lake with him and fell in love with these magnificent creatures, amongst others!

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Summer Cocktail and what inspired my return to relief artwork on wood

This bold, bright and colourful artwork marks a return to my creating mixed media relief artwork on wood. Following a break of about two years, during which I researched and explored other techniques and a variety of painting skills and media I was -quite unexpectedly- inspired by some ceramic sculptural plant pots.

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The Greek Collection: Amalia

Over the past few weeks I’ve been working on the lady in the background pictured below and which finally marks the definitive beginning of a whole series/collection I want to create, namely, The Greek Collection. Continue reading “The Greek Collection: Amalia”

A time-lapse video: making my tortoise relief art table top.

Well, it turns out I had made several videos whilst working on my latest tabletop, which means I got to make a decent time-lapse video as I design and work with the pyrograph making and painting it. Enjoy!

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My Journey and Inspiration into Relief Artwork using Pyrography

For my next post I had wanted to write about my rug, or rather wall hanging, ‘Agas’ as a follow-on from my previous post. But to properly do so I really need to go back to the beginning when I first began learning pyrography relief artwork. Continue reading “My Journey and Inspiration into Relief Artwork using Pyrography”