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Complimentary Tickets - Contemporary Art Fair 24-26 September 2021

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Some of my still life photography was recently accepted to be presented at the Surrey Contemporary Art Fair this September. Contemporary Art Fair is a leading UK art fair to discover and buy art from the very best emerging artistic talent and galleries. They have a very strict application process to make sure the quality stays high even after numerous past successful art fairs. If you are searching for that original piece of art that lets you create a unique look at home or the office - then you've come to the right place. Art lovers and artists meet face to face at Contemporary Art...

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Behind The Scenes - The Other Art Fair London 1-4 July 2021 - Get Your Tickets at Half Price!

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Some of my art pieces were recently accepted to be presented at The Other Art Fair London this July. The Other Art Fair is a leading international art fair to discover and buy art directly from the very best emerging artistic talent. They have a very strict application process to make sure the quality stays high even after 44 past successful art fairs. I am really excited! Preparation is underway and if you'd like to get a sneak peek at some of the printed works and what they look like when framed - check the video below. The magnificent texture of the...

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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Decasstrov. Ever seen painting used in still life photography?

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I have been lately working on my new photography artwork - Decasstrov. Would you like to see some behind the scenes footage showing how I am putting together the composition for the photo session? Take a look at the video below. It all started from a sketch like most of my photography does. One of the main differentiating points of this artwork is that I applied my painting skills not just as part of the light painting technique as usual - I used the actual paint while preparing the composition itself. I find it admirable how the texture came out...

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Light painting photography as a way to memorialise a family heirloom

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I occasionally photograph the family heirlooms of other people. And one of these heirlooms belongs to a friend of mine. I met him while we were exhibiting together at a pop-up photography exhibition in a local gallery. He told me a fascinating story about his family heirloom. It was a leaping Jaguar mascot from his dad's car - a car that was very dear to his dad's heart. These cars were only produced in 1960-1967. And this mascot was the only piece that he has got left from it. His dad turned 77 years this year, and my friend wanted...

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Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno ’o Astra: Satrum tree. Inventing a new alphabet for a photograph - The magic behind the fine art photography process

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I recently started working on my new photography art piece - Satrum tree. The main idea behind this artwork is to depict the magical properties of this very special and rare tree from the Extraordinary Plant Collection of Ranno 'o Astra. You can see the preparation process in the video below. I had to invent a whole new alphabet for this composition alone. You can see several unfamiliar symbols belonging to this language on the tree's bark in the video above. It all started from an idea of a tree that can predict the future (you can find out more about...

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