What does the feeling of lovemaking look like? Where can/do visual ideas come from? Michael Newberry discusses the genesis of his recent pastel Reclining Nudes.
Today we’d like to introduce you to Michael Newberry.
Please tell us about your art.
Painting and everything associated with it is my ecstasy. It has given me so much joy, and I have learned so much about myself and humanity while painting. Two years ago I had a brush with death, and I was a little shocked at how peaceful I felt. My art had everything to do with that, not having any regrets. But I am very happy now to think of all the projects I get to paint.
But the incredible feelings I get painting are not the only reason I paint. Art communicates. And I try to make the world a better place by sharing meaningful feelings or showing something special and new to see. There are so many artists that have given me new insights into my soul — I hope I can return that experience, one person at a time. Read more with pics here
Thanks to Dana Ross for creating this video. August 2012.
This is about the inspiration, the creative process, and color theory for Adam and Eve.
3 min 6 sec
Thanks to Dana Ross for the video and audio.
About expressing being one with the Universe, anatomy, how does the light drive home the theme, color theory, and layers of techniques that merge with the theme.
The Making of Artemis by Michael Newberry
The creative process is a complex web of thoughts, feelings, and memories that sometimes leads towards new images. Here I present the inner dialog and triggers in creating Artemis.
New York, June 2008