My interest in the interaction of different liquids has recently found expression in my exploration of new artistic forms.  I am looking for a special texture from which I can depict my vision of the creation of  the "new worlds." 

 

 

I am contriving a clash between oil and white-spirit liquids, using half-dry resin and different varnishes.  I can apply a water-based varnish which is used to construct works on the surface of the wet oil-layered canvas; and I rather like this hardened oil cracking effect.

 

 

 All this gives the impression of something which not made by human hand, but by a chance, and has an accidental nature.  I value this unpredictability because it seems that the most beautiful thing in painting is something which has happened unexpectedly.

 

 

All this experimentation began from the time that I used to make etchings and mono-prints.  I was captivated by the "cloudy" effects  when I painted the cooper-plate with ferric acid.

 

 

 These cloudy designs and patterns gave me further thoughts about my own "texture."  In my art practice I combine abstraction and figuration.  I am going to search for, and create, some unique painterly surfaces in which the "new universes" will emerge, and which I can fill with figures.

Battle of gods detail
Battle of gods detail

Wrestle in solitude detail
Wrestle in solitude detail

Crash of the plane detail
Crash of the plane detail

Battle of gods detail
Battle of gods detail

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