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...
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,...
A Strong Desire Shared By Many People.

A Strong Desire Shared By Many People.

Artist David Brooke interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: How would you define your artistic style? David Brooke: I used to describe my artwork as Symbolist in style, but nowadays I prefer not to categorize my work in any way as I believe it becomes a barrier to...
Unweave A Rainbow

Unweave A Rainbow

Visionary painter Brigid Marlin interviewed by Natalie Dekel. Natalie Dekel: I understand that life has not been easy for you. Perhaps your painting has been akin to personal salvation or healing. Is that how you see it? Brigid: No. The situation is that the spiritual...
Listening To The Heart of The Universe Through Colours and Shapes.

Listening To The Heart of The Universe Through Colours and Shapes.

Argentinean painter Camilo Villanueva interviewed by Natalie Dekel. Natalie Dekel: Can you please share with us events that have influenced your decision to become a painter and your artwork? Camilo Villanueva: One day my acquaintance who was a music teacher and a...
Felice Varini Year-By-Year

Felice Varini Year-By-Year

Chronology of Felice Varini’s works. Most works are shown here from the vantage point, as well as from outside the vantage point. All works were created with resin paint on landscapes. There is no Photoshop or image manipulations here.  To learn from Felice why...
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 process of drawing past-lives and guided portraits

The process of drawing past-lives and guided portraits

By Natalie Dekel. Psychic portraits can help people see their past-lives, their loved ones and their Spiritual Guides. I would like to share with you the process of inspiration behind the psychic paintings that I produce. I have been painting from a very young age,...
Spirit Guides and Psychic Readings, with Natalie Dekel (MPhil)

Spirit Guides and Psychic Readings, with Natalie Dekel (MPhil)

Are you looking for Intuitive Counselling, Psychic Guidance, or Chakra Reading? “There is nothing in the world that you cannot ask. Ask, and listen to the guidance that we bring you, as it will help you see the truth in you, and learn how to deal with your...
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...
Finding a Voice.

Finding a Voice.

Short interview with academic and painter Barbara Howey. Natalie Dekel: I know from reading your PhD thesis that your mother’s passing led you to start painting. Do you still feel that painful moments from the past lead you to create your current works? [1]...
The Search for Explicit Self.

The Search for Explicit Self.

Dr. Iain Biggs interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: I get the feeling that your paintings suggest a sense of environment, a sense of “earthiness”… Is this correct? [1] Iain Biggs: “Earthiness” means such different things to different people… but I can say...
The Image of Ourselves.

The Image of Ourselves.

Performance artist Roi Vaara interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Would it be correct to say that you are a ‘performance artist’? [1] Roi Vaara: I am known for my performances, so yes, it is correct to say I am performance artist. But when I am asked what I do, I...
Extra Light in the Mind.

Extra Light in the Mind.

Installation artist David Johnson interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Your work has undergone an interesting evolution over the years. [1] David Johnson: When I was young I used to paint and draw and make mono-prints. I studied architecture originally, but gave that...
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....
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...
I Am a Painter.

I Am a Painter.

Perspective-localized painter, Felice Varini, interviewed by Gil Dekel. Felice does not paint on canvas but rather on architectural and urban landscapes, such as buildings, walls, and streets. His paintings have one vantage point (view point) from which the viewer can...