Untitled (2007) by Sonja Gartner

Untitled (2007)

another doodle with soft pastels on paper, done in 2007, with the idea of fractals in mind. Again am very happy with the colour choice, it really "pops"! Hope you enjoy it!
Fabulous composition, Sonja!
over 4 years ago
Thank you kindly, Varvara!
over 4 years
Beautiful effects with faded colors and well combined.
over 4 years
Thanks for looking, Joaquim!
over 4 years
Beautifully blended colours, and excellent balance, Chris
over 4 years
Thanks for checking it out, Chris!
over 4 years
Love your work, 5*****, and your name LOL
over 4 years
Thank you so much, Sonja -yeah, I know, it usually is spelled differently, isn't it?
over 4 years
yep...I'm serbian...and in serbia we spell it sonja....but you can go many ways..sonya,sonia,sonna,etc.
over 4 years
Love the colors and effects!*****
over 4 years
Glad you like it, Deepa!
over 4 years
Aren't fractals amazing? Nice blending of color, especially the aquas.
over 4 years
They most certainly are, I am still just as fascinated by them as I was a few years ago! And the colour blending is lots of fun when you have all the colours, this is from one of those big Schminke sets, I LOVE them!
over 4 years
This is so pretty and so amusing painting 5 stars!
over 4 years
Thank you for looking through my gallery, Marie-Line!
over 4 years
Undoubtedly, an interesting concept adaptation of fractals designed to represent flora and fauna. Electrifying is an understatement.
Another fiver.
over 4 years
Wow, Mario, I feel so honoured by your comment! Made my day! :))
over 4 years
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for Sonja Gartner
Sonja GartnerIn 2007 I gave up my real estate career and took on a part-time job so I could paint. I couldn't imagine life without painting!!
My entire life now revolves around my painting - there are not many days in a year that I don't spend at least part of it painting, or doing some creative thing or other.
Even though I am not a math wiz, I find that I keep coming back to math and geometry all the time in my art. They are the basis for everything around us - think of perspective!
I find that (when the logical half of the brain "gives up" trying to identify what it sees) abstracts can "turn on" the right side of the brain, and interact through shape and color with the viewer's intuitive, emotional self.

"In its best form [abstract]...
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Are any of you willing to post your very first painting? I challenge you to do so as it will be so interesting to see
As a first painting Ken, it is very good, you can be proud of it. It,s fun to look back at our old paintings. some of mine are so ugly, I have to laugh when I... view answer
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