Monday, January 24, 2011

Folk explosion


"folk explosion"
ink and papercuts on light-brown paper, 230 gr
50 x 70 cm

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How did I get here? I don't know.
Yesterday we went over to a friend's. There, along the corridor of her beautiful house, some of my artwork which she's been collecting lined up. One of the very first acrylic paintings I made; an ink and naif drawing, one from the first series I did when I took up drawing after a two-year creative break; the first magical forest I dreamed of... Each piece was a bit of a beginning, a start. The paths I've taken in the past have been different and those artworks have now split completely from me.
I feel as if ideas, images, dreams pass through me. I don't recognized where they take form; I try to grab them with my own visual language and eventually, they show up. Depending on when they do, they happen to have a different style. Sometimes hurried, clumsy, innocent, dreamy... However, I wouldn't know now how to get back. I believe my language has consolidated and I cannot help to do what I do how I do it.
... And I hope you like this one too.
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¿Cómo he llegado hasta aquí? No lo sé.
Ayer estuvimos de merendola en casa de una amiga y allí, en el pasillo de su maravillosa casa, se alineaban algunas obras mías que ella ha ido recopilando con el tiempo. Uno de los primeros lienzos que pinté, de los pocos en tonos azules; un dibujo naif a tinta, de los primeros que hice cuando empecé a dibujar tras un par de años de parón creativo; el primer bosque mágico con el que soñé... Cada obra era un trocito de un comienzo, un inicio. Los caminos han sido diferentes y esas obras se han separado completamente de mí.
Me siento como si las ideas, las imágenes, los sueños pasaran a través de mí. No reconozco dónde se forman, intento atraparlos con mi lenguaje visual y con el tiempo han ido tomando formas, a veces con muy diferente estilo. Precipitado, torpe, inocente, soñador... Sin embargo, ahora mismo no sabría dar marcha atrás, creo que el lenguaje se ha consolidado y ya no puedo evitar hacer lo que hago como lo hago.


... Y espero que os guste este dibujo también.


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15 comments:

Viana said...

Preciosa y delicada

ladybug-zen said...

it's wonderful!

tia said...

totalmente de acuerdo...vas hacia adelante :)

anne said...

I've been following you for quite some time and every time you post a new drawing I think it's my favorite. It makes me want to come back again and again.

diplodoc said...

claro que nos gusta! Y no pares nunca de dibujar.

marie-louise said...

Stylish lampshades Esti:)

Rebekah Leigh said...

This is wonderful I adore it! I know what you mean about your art 'splitting off from you' I get that too...happy art making to you :-)

la ninja said...

a mí este me ha rechiflado. más loco y yeyé (digamos que características algo ninjitsu) que otros. y vamos, las pantallas explosivas... vamos, vamos...

explosivas.

aupa esti! hip hip hip hoera!

Esti said...

thank
you
all
:)



ninja,
tú si que sabes
animar!

sarajo frieden said...

a wonderful piece esti...

Emma Louise said...

just come across your blog....I love your work! I might have to blog some of it, will link you!

Esti said...

thanks sarajo!

hi emma! welcome!feel free to link to any of my art :)

camino roque said...

precioso

jane said...

i think this one is my favorite!

Alicia said...

continúa así Esti!