Carnevale or Carnival is a special time in Venice, mysterious faces are everywhere. The celebration of Carnival is practiced throughout many countries of the world, it goes back to the 10th century in some societies. The period from December to March was the traditional period when Venetians where allowed to wear Masks however in Venice many people wore them also from October to December so the art of Mask making flourished. In 1339 a law was passed punishing anyone wearing "vulgar disguises" or wearing masks while entering a Nuns convent, phoney wigs, beards and excessive make up was also a no no.
There is a traditional variety of masks in Venice, one style is called Bouta which sports an open bottom for eating etc. this was usually...
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Three colors and the truth is what my art is all about.
My paintings reflect the world I live in or want to live in.
Whatever our purpose on this planet or indeed the universe itself, is something I cannot fathom or attempt to understand. I therefore focus on what I can relate to, what I see and what makes me happy.
Skill and observation are the key ingredients of the process I call art. Creativity is the remaining element, engaging the mind and bringing art to life, however the word creativity...
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