first time painting at my desk probably since senior year of high school // first time working on wood board with oil paint // been having a strange time lately I apologize // here’s a snippet of a work in progress I guess | 11”x15” oil on wood board
"My work investigates a world of visual intoxication; it captures moments of enchantment, which are associated with urban nightlife,"
"I am fascinated by the ambiance of the city at night and its seductive qualities. The breathtaking turbulence of speeding vehicles and hasty pedestrians evoke feelings of wonder and disorientation. The vibrant lights become a magical landscape with enticing opportunities and promises of fulfillment."
"I suggest motion in order to slow down the scene and capture the fleeting moments, which tend to be forgotten," she says. "By interpreting lights in graphic or painterly ways, I create a sense of space, alluding to a hallucinogenic experience. I want the viewer’s eye to travel within my composition and experience a familiar exhilarating event of an actual nightly excursion."
Helmut Ditsch born 1962 is an Argentine painter. His work focuses on extreme natural phenomena such as mountains, desert, ice, and water. Due to knowledge gained during his time as an extreme mountain sportsman, he is able to portray a vast amount of passion and firsthand experience in his epic works. The work of Helmut Ditsch is best understood under the category of experienced realism. via wikipedia