Good form doesn’t show

It seems like my subconsciousness  is busy I lately with relationship between form and essence and this morning I woke up with this message; “Good art is the relationship between the exact amount of information and details that are relevant in a given form. Too much or too little make the form incomprehensible. This is…

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Quick digital sketches on the tram in Budapest

Digital sketching keeps captivating my attention. Recently I have discovered this wonderful easy to use application for iPhone called Procreate which so far is the best app that allows for very quick doodling in a very simple and easy way. The public transportation in Budapest is very efficient and convenient and even on occasions when…

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Inspiration, role it plays in re-enchantment of the Arts

Inspiration plays an important role in re- enchatment of the Arts.   In writing this post, I am using few presupposed and self evident truths about the current state of the Arts. 
One, is the need for re-enchantment of the Art. I have taken this term from Suzi Gablik’s book by the same name where she criticises…

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Marshall McLuhan and the paradigm shift in Art

Once in a while I tend to experiment with digital medium. I find it especially useful on the go for some quick visual notations that keep me alert for the beauty of the ordinary forms that surround us. I mean, it is not always very practical to pull out your watercolor gear when waiting for…

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Sketching in cafes after the Paris terror attack

  About a year ago I have escaped or so I thought,the war zone of Middle East only to find that terrorism doesn’t confine itself to one region anymore. As I was sketching this French couple in the cozy atmosphere of my regular place, I had some thoughts on how creativity and art are influenced by…

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What can be learned from sketching in cafe.

  Apart from the sheer pleasure of doing it, here are some of my observations after doing it for quite few years. Eye -hand coordination First and foremost, I would say that sketching generally and not only in cafe has a very beneficial influence on gathering confidence trough proficiency with a gradual enhancement of eye-hand …

Archetypes in Art

  St John or Szent Janos sculpture at Mechwart Liget in my neighbourhood. In my daily sketch practice, usually in a local cafe which serves as an ongoing exercise routine practicing my art, I try to find the balance point between the personal individual expression and the more universal point of reference. The interlacing of…