Creative instinct survives only in that way – From The Painter’s Heart

There is a wrong notion in many of the art students and art lovers that realistic artists are able to paint only realistic paintings, Abstract artists will be able to work only abstract paintings …

                 J. Boyi Reddy             Artist: Magunta Dayakar                 

Similar notions are that oil painters are capable of working only in oils, water colorists only in water color and that acrylic painters are good at painting only in acrylics,

                    Y.S.R        Artist:Magunta Dayakar                  

The same way, Portrait painters do only portraits, landscape artists work only landscapes, still life painters paint only still life…! This kind of opinion is false.

Restaurent                Artist:Magunta Dayakar

Art students once they are influenced by this kind of notion, then they will try to stick to one medium and one kind of subject. Then their artistic growth stops there. Art means creative. Artist means creative person. Creative person should always continue the search for new paths. Picasso is one such example. He was a painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright. He had started with realistic painting, then transforming into cubism and from there experimented with many styles….

Creative instinct survives only in that way.

             Cafe             Artist: Magunta Dayakar        

An artist who is trained in language of art can work with any medium, whether its oil, acrylics, water color or any other, and he can work on any subject …realistic, semi abstract or abstract painting. All he has to do is adapt for new paths. That is Creativity.

Garden Restaurant   Artist:Magunta Dayakar 

Artists doesn’t need to stick to any one subject or any one medium for their lifetime as if it is their ancestors property. If they try to work like that for whatever reasons they won’t enjoy the artistic pride.

Evening            Artist:Magunta Dayakar
Me and My Child   Artist:Magunta Dayakar    

 Here I have given examples of my paintings which are realistic, semi abstract and abstract in oils and acrylics. 

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