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 7 years ago
Thank you kindly, Varvara!
over 7 years
Beautiful effects with faded colors and well combined.
over 7 years
Thanks for looking, Joaquim!
over 7 years
Beautifully blended colours, and excellent balance, Chris
over 7 years
Thanks for checking it out, Chris!
over 7 years
Love your work, 5*****, and your name LOL
over 7 years
Thank you so much, Sonja -yeah, I know, it usually is spelled differently, isn't it?
over 7 years
yep...I'm serbian...and in serbia we spell it sonja....but you can go many ways..sonya,sonia,sonna,etc.
over 7 years
Love the colors and effects!*****
over 7 years
Glad you like it, Deepa!
over 7 years
This is so pretty and so amusing painting 5 stars!
over 7 years
Thank you for looking through my gallery, Marie-Line!
over 7 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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As I am not totally happy with this commission I am currently creating a face only painting for this person as an alternative. Would you do the same ?
Hi Alan, I recently did a commission for a person who had a dog and they sent me a few pics to work from. I had picked one that I really liked as it had great... view answer
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