Demons are lonely too…

I have noticed over the years, that people who see my work, get a bit confused about my dark art. First of all, they cannot seem to bring together my visual appearance and the subject of my artworks. I get that. Looking at the fright- level of my illustrations, you might sooner expect me toContinue reading “Demons are lonely too…”

Little Art Theory

I have developed a little theory and it goes like this: I believe that dishonest people can’t do good art. Their artworks will unavoidably get stuck into superficiality and perhaps in sentimentality. Because if you want to tell a good story, you will have to dig deeper. And in order to dig deeper, you’ll needContinue reading “Little Art Theory”

Stealing? Hell yes!

Fellow artists! Look around and steal exactly what you need. Be inspired! Look properly! Choose! Steal! Then make all these ideas and techniques your own! But don’t knick from only one artist, but from a 1000 artists, and form your own style. Make a file!Originality doesn’t exist….. The same stories are being told over andContinue reading “Stealing? Hell yes!”

Art Pondering

Dear fellow artists, never adapt to the demands of your audience. You are the artist. If your work doesn’t come from within you, then it is dead and you will suffer for it. The spectator doesn’t know what it wants, until it is confronted with that what touches him. And you cannot touch people withContinue reading “Art Pondering”

Just a Thought on Art…

The inability of appreciating modern art I’d rather see as a lack of information, empathy, education or understanding of the viewer than as a deficiency on the artists part. Some forms of art need a bit more effort than others. Just because it speaks a different language than you do, doesn’t mean it’s jibber jabber.Continue reading “Just a Thought on Art…”

Artistic Snobism

I can understand why some people would be put off by art because of the way it is sometimes talked about. I mean, come on, it is annoying, right? And it gives us artists a bad rep: Most of the times when people talk about art, they fall into the trap of trying to soundContinue reading “Artistic Snobism”