Watermelon still life painting using Corel Painter 2018.

Yet another quick still life painting using Corel Painter 2018 thick brushes.


Watermelon – Corel Painter 2018

Corel Painter 2018 – Portrait

The new Thick Paint brushes of Corel Painter 2018 mimic the behaviour of real world bristle brushes palette knives and others when used with thickly layered paint. I gave this option a try using the pull, push and scrape to blend colors and I’m quite amazed with the results.  Hope you guys like it.

a girl portrait using Corel Painter 2018 Thick Paint brushes.
A girl portrait using Corel Painter 2018 Thick Paint brushes.



Inspired by Flamenco dancing:

Flamenco (Spanish pronunciation: [flaˈmeŋko]), in its strictest sense, is a professionalized art-form based on the various folkloric music traditions of Southern Spain in autonomous community of Andalusia, Extremadura and Murcia. In a wider sense, it refers to these musical traditions and more modern musical styles which have themselves been deeply influenced by and become blurred with the development of flamenco over the past two centuries. It includes cante (singing), toque (guitar playing), baile (dance), jaleo (vocalizations), palmas (handclapping) and pitos (finger snapping).


Flamenco - رقصة الفلامنجو
Flamenco – رقصة الفلامنجو

New table design (Arabesque)

The arabesque is a form of artistic decoration consisting of “surface decorations based on rhythmic linear patterns of scrolling and interlacing foliage, tendrils” or plain lines,[1] often combined with other elements. Another definition is “Foliate ornament, used in the Islamic world, typically using leaves, derived from stylised half-palmettes, which were combined with spiralling stems”. It usually consists of a single design which can be ’tiled’ or seamlessly repeated as many times as desired. Within the very wide range of Eurasian decorative art that includes motifs matching this basic definition, the term “arabesque” is used consistently as a technical term by art historians to describe only elements of the decoration found in two phases: Islamic art from about the 9th century onwards, and European decorative art from the Renaissance onwards. Interlace and scroll decoration are terms used for most other types of similar patterns.


“Tango” a new sculpture work under progress

Tango is a dance that has influences from African and European culture. Dances from the candombe ceremonies of former slave peoples helped shape the modern day Tango. The dance originated in lower-class districts of Buenos Aires and Montevideo. The music derived from the fusion of various forms of music from Europe. The word “tango” and “tambo” around the River Plate basin where initially used to refer to musical gatherings of slaves, with written records of colonial authorities attempting to ban such gatherings as early as 1789. If you like at my sculpture here you’ll figure out why I named it Tango.