As soon as I can fly

https://youtu.be/wA09ft5BYeY

Continuing the series of drawings inspired by songs – here is my interpretation of “Talihina Sky” by Kings of Leon.

The song inspired freedom to me and my artistic sense turned into the below drawing.
No more comments – just listen to the song!

Cheers!

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Perfect symmetry and not because it must be perfect…

Perfect symmetry is a drawing inspired by a song from Keane self called “Perfect symmetry”.

I sometimes draw out of songs if I feel that they carry a very intense message.

This drawing is challenging what’s a perfect symmetry because in the end it is not perfect.

The middle shape defies the concept.

The overall message relates to the song in question and is represented by small symbols defining life as it is: waves, labyrinths, question marks, eyes, flowers and the heart.

PS: sorry for the light in the upper right side. The sketch is framed and that is the frame’s reflection.

https://youtu.be/gRLv6zvyE48

The moon and I

The moon and I….I took some time to recall the message from this sketch.

I actually found it hidden behind another drawing. It was a surprise to find it after such a long time.

Honestly, I forgot about it. It is quite unusual for me since I always remember my drawings and I always keep their message in my memory along with them.

The moon and I is a confession sketch. It is where I confess my deep connection with the moon. Where I want to show how significant its presence is for me every night.

The moon listens to me, to my dreams, and thoughts.

The moon is a good listener. It responds to me with different light intensities.

It bounds with my feelings.

It is always there with its mistery. 

It will always be there. 

Guardians of the heart

This sketch is a map of feelings and emotions the human is experiencing in life. 

It depicts complex features and symbolic elements which highlight them.

The heart carries different complex feelings during life represented by the two masks placed in front. They also have a protective characteristic. They place before the heart as a shell against the outside. 

However they are not strong enough for the wondering heart because life brings different factors which are still able to create an unbalance.

The stone walls depicted are representing an impediment for the heart to reach its purpose. 

The time factor is also in the picture. It has a first role of introducing pressure to the heart. The impression that it is not enough time for the heart to reach its purpose.

The small eyes chained at the bottom of the sketch are the other people. The others who watch the heart’s struggle. There are not too many of these eyes which will support the heart in its pursuit. The majority will just watch from the outside and judge.

This sketch does not have a happy ending for the heart. It will end up torn apart and unable to reach its purpose.

However, time has also a second regenerative role to help the heart heal and re-build its purpose.

Masks

I wrote something !ong time ago about masks.

I must admit that I use this motive quite frequent in my drawings/ paintings.

It is simply because masks have always fascinated me with their duplicity and the mistery they carry.

Now, we can see masks as a fake surface which hides something deep behind.

We can think about masks as a refuge from the outside. 

They can always be related to a wall for feelings which we do not want to share with the world surrounding us.

Masks in my art usually symbolizes hidden feelings and mistery. They are the unknown element of my painting.

Sometimes I use them instead of drawing a face with the idea that anyone can find itself behind the mask in the particular situation described. The painting then will not relate to one character but with each viewer. 

This provides the painting freedom. It does not lock in one single character. On the contrary it opens up to welcome each viewer to experience being behind the mask.

Therefore masks can be seen as a gateway to unlock different experiences depicted in my art.