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About the paintings

"I love to paint on canvas. The oils, pigments, cottons and woods are my collaborations with the earth. I only take half credit for these joint creations. The earth has created the other half.

What do you paint?
Places, people, animals and objects with a bit of design.

How would you describe your style?
Realistic and surrealistic.

How would you describe your paintings?
Introspective and experimental.

Why do you paint?
Art is the way I communicate. I use paint to speak my words.

What influences your paintings?
Mostly my emotional state at the time.

Give me an example. What emotions influenced your 101GGB painting?
There were many shifts happening during this time. Technology had made a massive move into the Bay Area, my painting style was changing, I was contemplating a studio move and the elections where in full swing. I sensed a great deal of change happening around me so I altered the Golden Gate Bridge to reflect my emotions around these changes.

How long does it take to paint one of your paintings?
2 weeks to 3 months.

Do you paint commissions?
No, not right now.

What's the price of one of your paintings?
It depends on the size, detail and complexity of the painting.

What the meaning of your paintings?
Each painting has its own story.

What is the common underlying principle of your paintings?
Color, design and shapes combined with personal experiences.

How do you come up with your ideas?
Usually my personal experiences and emotions.

Where do you sell your paintings?
Various venues. You can check out my exhibits page.

PA Margis