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Fidel Sarmiento Pastel Collection

  • March 19, 2016

Fidel Sarmiento Pastel Collection

by Jennifer Bichara

Fidel Sarmiento Pastel Collection imprinted in everyday life. And his impressions of Filipino landscapes and a still life at rest. His subject matter comes from things that inspire him such as color harmonies, strong light and shadow patterns, strong value contrasts, interesting shapes in depth and structure.

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Sepia Nude Watercolour by Rafael Cusi

  • March 12, 2016

Rafael Cusi’s Sepia Nude 

“Master of Watercolour Paintings”

by Jennifer Bichara

Sepia nude watercolour painting is a monochromatic study of a woman fusing the principles of figurative expressionism highlighting the deepest emotions while using only one colour to effectively express it. The seated model with her back to the viewer depicted from the high angle, looking sideways upon the figure.

Rafael Cusi’s sepia nude signifies primal emotion that is a core expressionistic theme of this artwork. Cusi’s brushstrokes drive the viewer to experience the bodily gestures, postures, and facial expressions communicating essential seductive state of being.

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Art on Plates by Fidel Sarmiento

  • January 29, 2016

Art on Plates by Master Filipino Painter “Fidel Sarmiento”

by Jennifer Bichara

Art on plates is no secret why painters are hopelessly drawn toward this alternative form of ceramic canvas. Combining the lavishness of fine china with the splendor of contemporary art, these conversation pieces are musts for all art collectors.

The artist, Fidel Sarmiento, has turned this contemporary painting of such fine ceramic quality.  These “Condo Series” acrylic art on plates are artist impressions of Filipino modern dwelling units using architectural abstraction contrary speaks similarly to his ancestral home theme setting.

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