Watercolor with oil pastel and inks painting inspired by Romanticism - (the movement emphasized intense emotion as an authentic source of aesthetic experience, placing new emphasis on such emotions as apprehension, horror and terror, and awe—especially that experienced in confronting the new aesthetic categories of the sublimity and beauty of nature) and Impressionism art movements. Also this painting was created under strong impression after reading a books by German 18 century writers E. T. A. Hoffmann and Novalis.
Materials: watercolour paints, inks and oil pastels on Fabriano water-colour heavy weight fine art paper.
Alex Solodov mostly paints in sumi-e ink wash painting and watercolour techniques, many of his works inspired by Japan and japanese culture. He also enjoys to paint expressionistic landscapes, townscapes and acrylic female face portraits paintings. Alex's artwork has been featured in private collections and galleries around the world including United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Lithuania, USA, Austria, France, Denmark, Russia, Brazil and others.
Watercolours, inks and oil pastels