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    BreatheCreateRepeat, Summer Workshop

    Hi everyone! May I introduce to you the workshop you all have unknowingly been waiting for? Breathe Create and Repeat. Created in order to give you an escape, and to regain energy at the end of the day. Breathe – relax, be present in the moment, let go. Create – grab a piece of paper and a pencil and set your focus on only one thing: your hand. Shut everything else out. Repeat – Do it as often as possible. It is like a form of meditation: the more often you train your mind to be calm, the easier it gets to enter this state… Drawing is probably the simplest…

  • Comms

    Diego Faszio, the “Master of Graphite”…

    Diego Faszio is an Italian artist who was born in Lamezia Terme in 1989, and he calls himself DiegoKoi. His “speciality” are hyper/extreme realistic pencil drawings. He does not follow a main theme and he often takes his inspiration from everyday day life, films music and “everything that touches his soul”. When I first saw one of his drawings I could not belive that I was not looking at a photograph. I felt a mixture of fascination, disbelief and admiration because I was blown away by the incredible amount of detail. Diego has the ability to sense a large variety of dark and bright shades/contrasts, which makes his drawings so…

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    Cath Riley and the foundation of every artistic creation…

    “I have learned that what I have not drawn, I have never really seen, and that when I start drawing an ordinary thing, I realize how extraordinary it is, sheer miracle.” -Frederick Franck A pencil and a piece of paper. That is all it needs to transform a two-dimensional surface into a three-dimensional surface. It is a “simple”, yet so fascinating process and is considered to be an artist’s most direct and spontaneous expression. Catherine Riley, born in 1952 in Keighly (England), manages to create realistic drawings that catches your eye and make it almost impossible to look away. First she became well-known for her 3D art, which was the…

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