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    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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    Amber Daly…

    …is 18 years old, was born in Christchurch and is now living in Wakefield, close to Nelson. Her mother’s passion for art has inspired her to become the artist she aspires to be. She is not sure, about where her path will take her yet, which she hopes to get more clarity about, while studying at NMIT. Amber likes to meditate and to go for a run, something she never thought she would be able to do again, due to a spinal surgery which she had to recover from. Completing her year 13 cross country course has therefore been her proudest accomplishment. “I believe they would describe me to be…

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