Figure in Environment

emilia kallock, oil, painting

Figure in Environment, oil on board, 24 by 24 in. Emilia Kallock, 2019

After I finished this it reminded me of the artist Bjork. It’s probably as close as I’ve come to coming to the Visionary Art aesthetic so popular in Seattle and around the country these days.

flowers, human figure, oil, painting

Hummingbird and Flowers (detail), oil on board, 14 by 18 in. Emilia Kallock 2017

For this painting, I was inspired by Japanese erotic prints, vintage Playboy magazines and flower catalogues.  I looked at Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam for her outstretched hand.  See full painting under 2017 work.

human figure, landscape, oil, painting
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In the Sculpture Garden, Santiago, Chile, oil on board, 12 by 18 in. Emilia Kallock

A three hour session creating the sepia layer in my first try at sfumato, an Italian renaissance painting technique that Leonardo and Rembrandt used.  We’ll see where it goes from here.

 

oil, paintings
Don’t Forget, oil on board, 16 by 12 in. Emilia Kallock 2016
Don't Forget, oil on board, 16 by 12 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

Don’t Forget, oil on board, 16 by 12 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

northwest art, oil, painting, portrait

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Portrait with Mirror and Vancouver Skyline, oil and glitter on canvas, 50 by 45 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

nature, northwest art, oil, paintings

Paintings documenting a beautiful get together of people creating and celebrating art.

landscape, nature, oil, paintings
Tulips 1, oil on board, 16 by 20 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

Tulips 1, oil on board, 16 by 20 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

This painting can hang from either of the four sides- it was painted with the intention of being viewed from the direction chosen by the viewer. Over time I’ve noticed that a percentage of my pieces fit into this category – I’ve added this symbol next to my signature to specify those that can: