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Astrig Akseralian

Pastels,charcoal and mixed media. Life drawing, landscapes. Ceramics.
Mixed media: Acrylic,pastel and ink
Great Cambourne, Cambridge, CB23 6AQ

I have enjoyed painting and drawing all my life. From a young age I wanted to be a potter. On reaching art college I studied Ceramics and gained a BA Hons from the Central School of Art and Design. After leaving college I ran my own ceramic studio for some years before deciding on a career change. I took a job in the film industry and for many years worked as a freelance painter and art finisher in the Creature Effects and Prosthetic Make up Departments. 

Since leaving the film industry and moving to Cambridge I have returned to persuing my own work, rediscovering my love of colour. I use mixed media in my life drawing and landscapes and in more experimental abstract work. I enjoy a spontaneous approach as I am interested in capturing energy and movement, so when possible I prefer working directly from my subject matter. I strive to create vibrant, energetic works.

 

allotment jumble
A Refeshing Breeze
In the Summertime
As the Wind Blows
That Way
Reflections
In the Sky
Come Back Soon
Horse Rock
Away from the Rocks
Heatwave
Into the Ground
Away
Time to Plant