Silja Salmistu

Joined Artfinder: Sept. 2015

Artworks for sale: 158

(3)

Denmark

Updates from Silja Salmistu's studio

  • Preparations for a show

    Preparations for a show

    I often do the provisional matting and framing myself, using either second-hand or simple frames. I prefer to let the customer/collector find the final fit-in-the-certain-room solution.

    22 February 2017

    Starting phase of "Something old, something new". Composing a setup can take long time before the actual painting process. Yet it is almost never final. There comes a point where the picture takes over the dictatorship and tells me how to proceed. Then I turn away from the initial setup in front of me. Figurally speaking - the body is ready to receive the soul

    22 February 2017

    Flower delight

    Flower delight

    I prefer to paint from life instead of photos. It gives me different contact with my subject observing it in real life, in 4D, much richer compared to a colour-poor flat 2D photo. Inaccuracy make us human

    17 May 2016

    Orange flower time

    Orange flower time

    I often work simultaneously on several paintings. There is no time to waste when there are fresh flowers sitting for a model

    13 September 2015

    13 September 2015

    Atelier

    Atelier

    my studio

    09 September 2015

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