Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Watch me paint

This is a short clip from a TV documentary (January 2007) that profiled me as an artist. I filmed this with my digital camera as it was playing on my TV so the quality is not very good.

It shows how I created my painting Abstract Nude With Pink Lips". I used Chinese ink brush for the ink lines and acrylic paint for the color. I put the paper on the floor and bend over it when I paint - it gives me more freedom of movement and makes it easier to 'let go'. I create instinctively and try to use my subconscious as much I as can. Sometimes magic happens and it works on the first try as you see in this video clip. I might post more videos if I can get someone to film me when I paint :)

You can view more of my paintings on my website: www.MartinaShapiro.com


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