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PechaKucha Presentation

Painting Is Life

PRESENTED ON DEC 06, 2014
IN ADEN @ VOL 1

Painter Taraji Almatari struggled to achieve her ambitions in a city where art gets little recognition, and tells us how she brought her achievements into a reality.

An Artist, Painter, Struggled In Life To Achive Her Ambitions 
Specially In A City Where Art Has No Recognition 
She Made Her Achivments Come To Life.

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Free Painting

BY ELIZABETH JOSE
@ VOL 9 ON APR 04, 2013

"What if painting was easy, right?"

In Free Painting from PechaKucha Night Taos Vol.9, Elizabeth Jose presents a series of her paintings while sharing how she creates these beautiful works of art. Elizabeth talks about her mindset while painting, preparation, and what motivates her to paint.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 28th, 2017. 

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My Life as an Artist

BY ZEB OLSEN
@ VOL 9 ON FEB 28, 2014

Zeb Olsen shares her life as an artist, in between teaching, working in a shop, and mothering a daughter. From being a guitarist in a band to a sculptor to a painter, Zeb's path has taken her all around Australia and she finds inspiration everywhere she goes. 

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Oshaberi, A Painting Show

BY TOSHIYUKI KATO
@ VOL 7 ON NOV 29, 2014

Artist Toshiyuki Kato discusses his art and painting performances, which often depict very colorful animals. He sometimes works with charitable causes, especially those involving children.

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From Landscape to Painting

BY ANDREW DICKSON
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 17, 2015

Insight into the process of an artist and professor, Andrew Dickson, who captures landscapes through painting.

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What is Painting?

BY PACO IRIGOYEN
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 25, 2016

El Paso based painter PACO IRIGOYEN discusses his exploration of painting in three dimensions.  Paco’s presentation guides the audience with topics every artist should consider when creating something — including ideas of Design, Materials and Structure. Referencing how being knowledgeable of the tools and having a degree of respect for them with bring forth a successful piece of Art.

Paco shows pieces from his research that show the evolution of a Painting, while engaging the viewer with imagery and brushwork. In such research, the mission is to successfully merge structure and concept to appeal to the audience and ignite a conversation with the Painting and those interacting with it.

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Just Keep Painting

BY LEONARD SIAW
IN KUCHING

Leonard Siaw shares his personal story on his growth as an artist despite the ridicule of people around him on his childhood ambition. With pure love for the arts, he continues to develop his skills in portrait drawings and painting and shows some of his notable 3D artworks in the city.

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Life as an Artist

BY BETHANY LAU
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 01, 2016

Bethany Lau talks about her art and the beauty that she sees in finding your identity.

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Oil painting

BY DI WU
@ VOL 35 ON MAR 22, 2018

What is the importance of having a hobby, especially in modern life? For Di Wu the practice of oil painting allowed him to observe interesting phenomena and reinvent himself.

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The Joy of Painting

BY IDC ARCHITECTS KUCHING
@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

June was only 5 when she held her first paint brush. Encouraged by her father, artist Raphael Scott Ahbeng, she was free to paint anything she wanted from his leftover colours. Colours have the simple ability to evoke feelings of happiness, an idea that she loves. With an illustrative and narrative quality, her paintings are simultaneously comforting and intriguing.

June draws her inspiration and ideas from her travels abroad. But she also hopes to see more budding artists in Kuching as inspiration and subjects are plentiful here. From nature, street life, coastal areas, kampungs to the plants in our backyards, our daily lives can be enriched with colour.