Warm and Cold Black

Warm and Cold Black

By Dr. Gil Dekel. Colours around us are extremely delicate. They can have gradations of shades and hues mixed. Nature is prolific in ‘creating’ elaborate colours. Look carefully at the example below. If you add red to black, you get a warm black. If you add blue to...
היופי שבזמניות

היופי שבזמניות

מלאני צ’אן (Melanie Chan) ציירת בצבעי מים, בראיון עם גיל דקל. גיל דקל: את מתמחה בציורי פרחים בצבעי מים. מה את רואה בפרחים? [1] מלאני צ’אן: אני רואה את היופי של הטבע בפרחים, ואני נדהמת משלמותם ומהסימטריה שלהם. כשאני מתחילה לצייר, הראש שלי מתחיל להירגע,...
Life is a dream.

Life is a dream.

Interview with painter, photographer and installation artist Pablo Avendaño.   Natalie Dekel: When was it that you first decided to paint or express yourself visually? [1] Pablo Avendaño: I cannot recall when it began except for the very early visits to the Prado with...
The Beauty in Temporality.

The Beauty in Temporality.

Watercolour painter Melanie Chan interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: You specialise in watercolour paintings of flowers. What do you see in the flower? [1] Melanie Chan: I see the beauty of nature in flowers, and I am amazed by their perfection and their symmetry....
Introspection.

Introspection.

Matt Manley (painter, teacher, digital artist, and illustrator of Rumi wall calendars published by Brush Dance) – interviewed by Natalie Dekel.       Natalie Dekel: Your work seems a mix of symbols and memories – a puzzle leading the viewer...