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Tag: digital painting

Photographic Memory

Photographic Memory

Photographic Memory    Digital Image 2020

Squeeze Play

Squeeze Play

Squeeze Play       Digital Image 2020

Hunkering down, time to be creative. I’m enjoying florals, gems and stars at the moment.

The Nurococo : League Game

League Game Digital Image 2020

Some new work, playing with the idea of still life and pattern. I have been mildly obsessed with the Rococo as of late and can see parallels between that age and our own. Social media is the new garden party or fête galante  heralding the Nurococo. I like the idea of playing with opulence as decoration and image replacing meaning.

A little about my process: The images are digital, I create everything with a tablet and a stylus. I use Artrage and Procreate with minor fine tuning in Photoshop. There is no copy and paste, no filters, no ghost in the machine. All aspects are hand drawn: pattern, gems (one triangle at a time) etc. Painterly aspects are created in Artrage, wet into wet for flowers, landscape elements and abstract expressionist flourishes. I use multiple layers and sometimes repeat layers but for the most part I want my hand to be visible.

For more, come find me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/matthew.catalano/

Margin Romance

Margin Romance

Margin Romance Digital Image 2018

So Much for Polite Conversation

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So Much for Polite Conversation Digital Image 2018 

Semi-Precious

 

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Semi-Precious Digital Image 2018

I’ve been having a pretty productive summer so far. This is part of my Montreal paintings. Come find me on Instagram for more.

 

Spill Over

Hot Ticket

Spill Over Digital Image 2018

Rocks on Strings

rocks on strings

Rocks on Strings     Digital Image 2018

First painting of 2018.

Churning The Sky

Churning the Sky

Churning the Sky 2017

It’s been a little quiet around here this summer. I was away for a month, where my wife and I had the extreme pleasure in participating in an Artist in Residence program at the Muong Cultural Center near Hoa Binh in northern Vietnam. We were there for a week and then spent another 3 exploring that brilliant country. Here’s one of the works I made with my time there.