בכל חוף, החול הוא אחר

בכל חוף, החול הוא אחר

נטלי דקל – ציירת דיוקנאות אקריליק, ואומנות מופשטת בטכניקת שעווה נוזלית (Encaustic Wax) – בראיון עם גיל דקל. [English Version] גיל דקל: מתי התחלת לצייר? נטלי דקל: נולדתי שמאלית ואמא שלי חששה שלא אוכל להשתמש ביד ימין. היכן שנולדתי וגדלתי (האוטונומיה היהודית...
Visions of Peace

Visions of Peace

Artist Katherine Josten (founder/director of The Global Art Project for Peace) interviewed by Gil Dekel, PhD. Gil Dekel: You have inspired more than 130,000 participants to take part in your project since 1994; how did you do that?… Katherine Josten: I believe...
Working with Encaustic wax paintings: I See What I Believe.

Working with Encaustic wax paintings: I See What I Believe.

By Natalie Dekel. The following paintings were created using coloured-wax applied with heated iron onto glossy cards. This technique is called encaustic wax. The technique involves the application of coloured wax onto a heated iron, which causes the wax to melt. When...
How Do I Close My Eyes To See?

How Do I Close My Eyes To See?

By Natalie Dekel. There are so many things in life we need to achieve and so many thoughts we ought to think, that we do not have time to stop and observe what is happening inside us. It takes courage, I found, to look within. It takes practice to look into the dark...
The Discovery of an Esoteric Message in Pascal’s Triangle.

The Discovery of an Esoteric Message in Pascal’s Triangle.

By Paul Hartal. (לגרסה העברית Hebrew version) I began to experiment with Kabala inspired paintings in the 1990s. To my utter astonishment these experiments led to a totally unexpected and most exciting discovery of a transcendent communication. In the Hebrew alphabet...
Creating the Right Conditions for Music to Come.

Creating the Right Conditions for Music to Come.

Yoram Markreich (musician, lyricist and author) in an interview with Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: They say that there were so many wild stories around the expressionist painter Kirchner (born 1880) that it is hard to know what is true and what is fiction… How much of...
Unfoldment

Unfoldment

Mandala painter, Barry Stevens, interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Mandalas are usually round, or I should say circular around a centre. As such they do not seem to have an up or down, left or right. How do you then ‘plan’ the painting? [1] Barry Stevens: The...