Silence n.9 - Abstract Landscape Painting by Cristina Castañeda Granja

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Painting: Oil, oil pastel, Paper, Wax on Paper.

Oil pastels and cold wax on oil paper | 2019

In this series I'm exploring the concept of Silence. Living in a busy city like Barcelona, makes it almost impossible to find moments for enjoying silence. Silence is much more than the absence of noise. Silence is an opportunity to initiate a trip to your deepest self, a way of understanding your own nature.

Oil pastel is a beautiful technique I'm learning on the go. On these works, I'm also using cold wax to provide a thin layer of color that combines perfectly with the oil.

Oil pastels never dry, they just become hard over time. Oil gets absorbed by the fibers of the paper leaving a layer of pigment with less oil.

The paper I used in these ones is specific for oil, which means that oil will absorb better than on other regular papers.

For shipping I will ensure the painting is properly packed, but bear in mind that the cover paper may stick to the surface of the painting. Just remove it carefully :)

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Silence n.9 - Abstract Landscape

Cristina Castañeda Granja

Spain

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Size: 5.8 W x 8.3 H x 0 in

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