Coping with classical art paintings, or any form of art, involves appreciating and understanding the artist's unique style, themes, and techniques.
Rembrandt was known for his mastery of light and shadow, his use of rich colors, and his ability to capture the human form with great detail and emotion. Zablodski spent a lot of time to observe and analyze Rembrandts brushwork, the way he creates texture, and his unique approach to composition.
Mihail draw inspiration from masters work and incorporate elements into his own artistic practice.
Caravaggio was an Italian painter active in the late 16th and early 17th centuries. His works are renowned for their dramatic use of light and shadow, intense realism, and powerful portrayal of human emotion.
One of his the most famous works is The Taking of Christ.
This painting hung in the hall of the Odesa Western and Eastern Arts Museum in southern Ukraine until 2008. It was stolen, clumsily cut out of the frame, and severely damaged the canvas. The investigation lasted several years. Through the joint efforts of the secret services of several countries and an undercover agent embedded into the criminal gang, the painting was returned to Ukraine in 2010. It is still under restoration. 10 years later, the mentioned agent, already retired, decided to order a copy of this masterpiece.
The series explores Mihail Zablodski interest in alternative reality, its depiction in local legends, religious views and psychological theories. The artist’s acute sensitivity to spiritual matters leads him to show the usual and easily visible alongside the invisible, the unknown, be it feared or longed for.
Dark heavy clouds hang over the world. The rain was just pouring out of them, the sharp blades of lightning glittered, heavy thunder rumbled from their collisions. But now, the thunderstorm was over, and a lumen was visible in the clouds – A powerful storm unleashes a species of otherworldly creatures...
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Monoprints involve creating a single, one-of-a-kind print. This technique allows for a high level of artistic spontaneity and experimentation, making each print unique. The process typically involves applying ink or paint to a plate, such as metal, glass, or acrylic, and transferring the image onto paper through the use of pressure, often with the aid of a printing press. Artists can manipulate the ink or paint on the plate using various tools, such as brushes, rollers, or even their hands, allowing for a wide range of mark-making possibilities. This freedom and unpredictability result in a print that cannot be easily replicated, hence the term "monoprint."
Such technique offer Mihail Zablodski a wide range of creative possibilities and allow for expressive and individualized artworks.