One+One=One. Journal

Knowing When its Done

It is not about how much time it takes to finish a painting. Sometimes it takes months, sometimes weeks and some painting just take a day. The key is to know when the painting is done. Each painting takes several layers. We put paint on top of paint to build in the texture and colors to recieve the desired effect. Some paintings require just a few layers, while others may be a complex application of compound layers. For me it is natural to know when t...

Details

Details are a very important factor in every painting. The size of the brush stroke really matters. Especially when painting the hair How light interacts with such fine details dictates the brush and the stroke.  To watch these details come to life as I paint is a joy and a magnificant feeling. 

To Create

Inspiration. As artists, to be inspired is powerful. Each artist has his or her own artistic vibration…it is what makes that artist do what they do. Then inspiration happens and the artist vibrates on a higher level. The thoughts are more colorful. The mind is more engaged. The feelings are more heightened. The sensitivity to things around you becomes sharper and softer at the same time. The unexplained becomes clear, understood and accepted. In sho...

Inspiration & Soulmate

Sometimes two people meet and inspire each other in all things? This is the relationship between Lawrence and Ela.Their foundation is kindness and is ever-present. They live and create in a Godly way…with love and kindness at the forefront of every step. This kindness and love is shared with every person they meet. Ela and Lawrence ground each other and when interacting with others you will feel their humble and genuine nature.   As an artist, Ela ...

In nature light paints the colors.

Thursdays are very important for us. We challenge ourselfs  to create something new on Thursday’s. Of cource every day as a artist we strive to create but there is one day a week that we focus all our energy on a few creations. Today was very creative day for us in the studio. We turned on the light in the set that we are building. It was the missing piece to make this set come to life. Light is everything, and it is light that creates shadows. In sh...

Being in the “ZONE”.

Creating is exhilarating! It is that magical time when something new comes to life. It can be anything from a new recipe in the kitchen to a new combination of brush strokes and paint viscosity. When creation happens, and you know it, not only does it work but it is something that can help so many other things going forward. Imagine finding a cure for cancer and knowing you could repeat it over and over. It suddenly takes over. It is magical. This is...