Friday, November 04, 2011

Current Obsession

Stumbled across this artist from Poland who has these amazing watercolors that I have been gawking over for a while now. I don't know what it is about watercolors, but they might just be my favorite style of painting.  It sort of makes me reminiscent of the 8 color sets we would use in school as children, back when painting were simple and mostly consisted of rainbows and airplanes. It has this overall impressionistic feel while still holding a great amount of detail that most would people wouldn't necessarily expect in a watercolor. And I particularly love how some of the paintings use mostly dark, neutral tones with one bold color that stands out. 

Anyway, his names is Rafal Rudko, and more of his painting can be found on his deviant art page:

1 comment:

Adjacent Alstroemeria said...

They're very nice. Having that one element "pop" makes them each more memorable as pieces. The more I learn about art (which isn't much yet), the more I figure out that there are more onion layers. Like I enjoyed Charles Vess from when I was a teen and read comics, then I found out that he was basically doing Arthur Rackham stuff. I wonder who inspired this polish gentleman?