Creating artwork has been a way of exploring the shadowy places existing within myself. A form of self-discovery in its own way. I've always said that coming up with the ideas behind my paintings is like pulling strange shapes out from a dark corner, not knowing what's coming, but pulling anyway.|
With every creation comes a mystery to be explored. A story to be experienced. The not knowing of what comes next is what drives me forward. What pushes me to keep creating. To keep learning and growing. To never stop changing.
Current Residence: Vancouver
Original, one off hand embellished digital painting print.
12" x 16" 2016 by Justin Gedak
Printed on Hahnemuhle 308gsm photo rag using Epson's archival Ultra Chrome HD inks, and hand embellished with professional grade GOLDEN artist's acrylics.
Check out the following link for close-ups and more info:
Digital painting, photo manipulation, and digital photography by Justin Gedak 2016
I’m attempting to get back into using my own photography as reference for my future portrait paintings. What do you think? I will be doing some experimenting with mounting this one to a cradled wooden panel as a one of a kind original varnished and possibly hand embellished. I’ll post some photos of the finished piece once I’m happy with the results.
Oh, and sorry for the slow replies lately! I just recently signed the last of my divorce papers, and have been feeling a little out of sorts and exhausted these past couple days.