Sourav Bose
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  • Kolkata, West Bengal
  • India

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How to prepare canvas for Old Master Technique

Started this discussion. Last reply by Delmus Phelps Nov 7, 2011. 8 Replies

I am an amateur artist with a deep regard for the old masters technique i.e. the indirect method. As you know, in this technique, multiple glazes of transparent or translucent colors are applied…READ MORE

 

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Hi guys, I am Sourav Bose from Kolkata, one of the most densely populated metros of the world. It is an exciting and culturally vibrant melange of people. As far as I am concerned, I am 40 years old and an amateur painter who has taken some art lessons from various artists privately although I have not been fortunate enough to take any institutional art courses from reputed art establishments. Still it is my ambition to make it big in the Art world.

I have been painting with water colour since my childhood. Later I stumbled upon "The Great Artists" series of books which opened my eyes to Great Art, what it can be and what it can mean. I started to copy the paintings of these great artists(esp. 15th and 16th century) by water colour(applied opaquely like oils) as I still did not know how to paint in oils. It was only three years back that I took up Oil Painting and I instantly fell in love with it.

Stylistically, I like to paint in a Realistic or Surrealistic style although I would like to delve into Abstract style as well. My two favourite painters are Jan Vermeer whom I regard as the guiding light for my art, and Dali.

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At 6:25pm on December 21, 2013, Kat said…

You're welcome Sourav, Merry Christmas to you too!

At 8:32pm on December 18, 2013, Kat said…

Hi Sourav, thank you for the encouragement! And Merry Christmas!!

At 10:39am on October 1, 2013, Hema K said…

Hi Sourav, 

Your Father's portrait was excellent and so was that of your Grandma's. Its good to see that you are not restricting yourself to one style. Liked the collection a lot. Hope to see more.

At 7:17pm on August 25, 2013, Justine Javes said…

Sourav, you are very talented. I can see your love of Dali and Vermeer through your paintings. You may not have had the training of an artist, (Really, that is not important) but you have the soul of an artist. Paint on!

At 10:48pm on July 15, 2013, Richard Tully. said…

Hello Sourav, just viewed your work, cant see one reason why you should'nt achieve your goal, go for it pal.

At 4:48pm on June 11, 2013, Tj Voelker said…

Thank you for the kind comments on my graphite work, Sourav! I really try to evoke the emotion in my subject matter and I'm very pleased that it came through. I always appreciate your comments! Best to you.

At 3:39am on May 21, 2013, Skylar Tucker said…

You are so welcome. :) 

At 3:24am on May 21, 2013, dee harris said…

you're welcome...you do good work

At 7:01pm on May 18, 2013, eugene robert budden said…

I only know how to use brushes  my friend, everything I do is done with my hands!!

At 12:09pm on January 11, 2013, Pat said…

Thanks Sourav. I just see it in my head but then I end up adding to it...lol........Where did you come up with the shark idea? It's so different, that's where I want my head at.

 
 
 

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