Being original isn’t important. Here’s why.

Artists, please don’t try to be original. Because nothing is. And it doesn’t matter.  All the important stories that are being told, visually or verbally, have already been told over and over again for thousands of years. Archetypal stories of love, of good and evil, of loneliness, the failing hero, of a journey…..are not new.Continue reading “Being original isn’t important. Here’s why.”

New Artwork: ‘The Coming‘

‘The Coming‘ By Eva Mout, Ursus Art If you would like to invest in a high quality print of this artwork, you can buy an A4 – size print for €20,= and an A3 – size print for €30,=. (p&p not included) What does this landscape do to you? Some of my friends tell meContinue reading “New Artwork: ‘The Coming‘”

Evening Walk

‘Evening Walk 3’ By Eva Mout, Ursus Art If you would like to invest in a high quality print of this artwork, you can buy an A4 – size print for €20,= and an A3 – size print for €30,=. (p&p not included) If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email me atContinue reading “Evening Walk”

Artist lost in the marketing Maze

My artist brain struggles with the business side of my work. I find the marketing side of being an artist overwhelming at this moment in time. I quit for today. Here I am, having decided to finally take the step to ‘get out there’, but ending up feeling like I am being torn into tooContinue reading “Artist lost in the marketing Maze”

Inside World

A Poem By Eva Mout In here, since last year, all halls deserted, clocks slowing down, hardly any visitors, and their last few footsteps printed with caution One sits and one waits True moments of courage, then cringing and crawling, for one aims to please Wonderful schemes  and ancient dreams will never be dreamt again

Sir Ernest Shackleton – a Pen Portrait

This portrait I did of sir Ernest Shackleton is also available as a high quality print (A4 – €20,=) and as a postcard. I did more paintings and drawings that are inspired by him and his journey. If you are interested, please don’t hesitate to email me at: ursusart.studio@gmail.com. For more work on him, pleaseContinue reading “Sir Ernest Shackleton – a Pen Portrait”

A Heart for Art – a Blessing and a Curse

An ode to the artist’s heart. There is an ongoing conflict in the mind of an artist: the deep need to reach inside and express that what occupies the heart, and on the other hand the awareness of the expectations that an overall brain-ruled society has of him and the lack of understanding that comesContinue reading “A Heart for Art – a Blessing and a Curse”

‘The Being’ – new artwork

Today I finished this both romantic and spooky painting. Even though I have created this artwork myself, it is undecided to me still wether this ghost like figure is good or evil, but I tend to lean towards good….You can decide that for yourself… Comments or thoughts on this work are welcome! If you wouldContinue reading “‘The Being’ – new artwork”

The Purpose of Art?

There are many theories about the purpose of art. Even though art is generally not considered to be a basic necessity of life, it proves to be hugely important to artists and art-lovers. I have heard people say that art is almost like breathing to them. And indeed I have noticed that being unable toContinue reading “The Purpose of Art?”