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Corne_Akkers

  • ArtistCorné Akkers
  • Typeimage
  • Dimensions70 x 100 x 2 cm
  • Price$8000
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Back in Style This oil painting in the Roundism series is an elaboration of my graphite pencil drawing ‘Roundism - 25-12-17’. In my previous oils I...

Back in Style This oil painting in the Roundism series is an elaboration of my graphite pencil drawing ‘Roundism - 25-12-17’. In my previous oils I used a luministic color scheme. However, this time I was up for something new. Rather than creating nifty pareidolia effects I wanted to delve into styling again or artistically speaking turn to formalism. Said drawing was perfect for this. I sold it quickly and I think it may be a winner in oil as well. I even didn’t have to change the composition. The drawing already said it all from a formalistic point of view. Back in Black In order to capture the exact forms I already caught in graphite I wanted to use so-called ‘dead paint’. So I thought. Right before the start I changed my mind. Somehow I thought it would be better to use Winsor & Newton’s Perylene black. It has a nice green-blueish shine to it. Perhaps subconsciously I associated the motif with art deco somehow. The dull green shine made me think of interiors fr

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