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Hakon Soreide - Artist

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Welcome to the gallery of Norwegian artist Hakon Soreide.   Drawing on a mixture of inspirations, I am such contrasting things as a former naval officer, a published poet, a keen photographer, enthusiastic synthesizer, recorder and native american flute player, and one day during Christmas 1999 - completely by chance - I also discovered I knew how to paint.   My work spans a wide variety of styles and media, all the way from traditional oils, pencil drawings and encaustics to digital paintings, 3D renderings and computer generated imagery, with styles ranging from the completely abstract to the sensually...more
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Technical Pen Pixel Art

Inspired by the computer of my early days, the Commodore 64, I have started drawing a series of pixel art based on my photos. I prefer the vibrant look of just black and white pixels, and the optical illusion of depth they create when you view the pictures at a distance before you get close enough to see that the image is made from pixels; and even closer you see that the pictures are drawn with a 0.1mm technical pen, leaving no two pixels exactly the same shape or size, and adding a nice organic texture to the whole drawing. It is a time-consuming technique, but the results make it worth it.

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