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
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.