Mixed media on paper, PASTEL PAINTINGS: washed ink, acrylic, charcoal and pastels

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Contact:   M: 0031 (0) 6 48 488 289. Info@ellengrael.nl on LinkedIn, Instagram  / Amsterdam
MORE PASTELPAINTINGS MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER: click on PHOTO GALLERY / prices can be in consultation with the artist. 
UPCOMING: ARTBOX PROJECT ZURICH. 15 till 19 August. Swiss Art Expo in the SBB Event Hall at the Zurich Central Station. www.swissartexpo.com An International group presentation on special Art-screens with 7 of my Pastelpaintings out of the series The waters of Venice.. FREE ENTRANCE, you are welcome!
See the selection and prices /  Inspirational Venice.
And Photogallery click on - Swiss art.
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CALL FOR Sponsering. Under construction: My ART SHOW in Venice by Its Liquid, platform for artistsin Italy 2019 / 2020
Have a look at page: inspirational Venice  /  article oost -online Amsterdam
GOING article: https://oost-online.nl/  Interview about my work and recent activities.
GOING: July - August 2019: my interview and artikel in the local creative newspaper The Dwarskrant issue 208 / Amsterdam / East
UPCOMING: Publication with a full color page in the World of Art Magazine dedicated to the 58th BIENNALE of Venice.
UPCOMING: Posting announcement in August, Event Zurich - https://oneartyminute.com , Paris
UPCOMING: Publication in December printing and digital issue, Creativpaper, UK
Mixed media: washed ink with pastel and acrylic paint on paper
 I started drawing at an early age. In my teens I followed private classes with a number of different artists. When I was seventeen, I visited Italy for the first time, admiring the work of Renaissance artists like Michelangelo, del Sarto and many others. Compositional form in Renaissance art places the human individual centrally in a landscape, this creates a sense of peace that I like very much and see mirrored in my work. Beside the Japanese wash ink technique with masters like Sesshu Toyo and Hasegawa Tohaku, I have a great affinity with Dutch masters from the Golden Age. And artists in the 18th century  like the Italien famous female Italien pastelpainter Rosalba Carriera and the French artist Quentin de la Tour. I strive for harmony and unity in my work, using the creative freedom that is now available to artists.
More backround information: click on About my work 


The Signals, the waters of Venice,100 x 125cm. 2018
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The colors of the Lagoon of Venice, 100 x 140cm, 2019