CatDogville
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CatDogville

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CatDogville B or n i n t h e Net h erl an d s , n o w li v i n g i n S w ede n . I hav e b ee n dr aw i n g s i nc e I wa s a ch ild. S t a rte d a s a n a rti s t i n t h e eig h tie s . I n t h e n i n etie s , I b e ca m e a n ac to r fo r 1 5 y e a r s . M o v i n g t o S w ede n i n 201 4 m a d e m e wan t t o w or k a g a i n a s a pa i n ter . I m i ss e d pa i n ti n g an d d r aw i ng. S o m e goo d frie n ds g av e m e a n I pa d an d s o I s t a rte d t o tr y t h i s o u t . I lo v e it! Ev er y d a y I w or k o n it . W a ter c olouri n g i s m y f av o r ite a t t h e m o m e n t. I n t h e e a rl y d ay s I wa s i n s p ire d b y C y Tw o m b l y , P ollo ck , K ir k e by , B a s elit z an d m an y ot h er s . A t t h e m o m e n t I fi n d m y s el f loo k i n g to the w or k o f M u nch , V e u ill a rd an d B o nna r d b ut a l s o t o t h e w or k o f D an ie l R i ch ter , m a mm a And er s o n an d P ete r Doi g an d ot h e r c o n te m p or a r y pa i n ter s . M o s tl y m y w or k s t a rt s w it h a n i m a g e I hav e fo u n d o n i n ter n e t o r t h i n g s I ph otogr ap h m y s elf . I m ak e a f a s t s k et c h t h e n an d s e e i f i t i s i n tere s ti n g t o g o o n w it h . Th e ph otogr aph i c ele m e n t i s u s u a ll y j u s t a pa r t o f m y pa i n ti n g an d a pa r t o f t h e c o m p o s itio n . I hav e tro u b l e t o dr a w o ut o f m y h e a d . Th i s m e n tio n ed , I tr y t o forge t t h e ph otogr ap h an d u s e m y s k et c h a s a s t a rt . Pa i n ti n g o n m y I pa d gi v e s m e freedo m . I re ac t t o wha t happ e n s wh e n I pa i n t an d t h er e c o m e s a m o m e n t t ha t t h e d r a w i n g o r pa i n ti n g i s fi n i s h e d . N e v e r kn o w w h e n o r why . O r m ayb e n ot . Any t h i n g ca n i n s p ir e m e . Th e w oo d s a rou n d m e , p oliti c s o r d i s a s ter s , a b e a utiful da y o r p er s o n. Ev er y d a y I re ac t o n t h e t h i n g s t ha t to u c h m e. B ut m y o w n dog s , ca t s , h or s e s an d t h e lif e I live , i s e q u a ll y i m p ort an t fo r m y pa i n ti ng s . Th e s e n s e o f lig h t , t h e m oo d , t h e c olors , t h e feeli n g o f a pa i n ti n g d oe s n o t c o m e e a s il y , it c o m e s b y w or k i n g , e xp erie nc e an d chanc e an d.. .... e v er y d ay . "},{"title":"ADDITIONAL INFO","description":" \t Critical review by Matilde Balatti (Art Curator) "}]

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