The Day After 2021

Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
120/90/3

Graffiti 9 2021

Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
60/70/2

Graffiti sky 2021

Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
70/70/2

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Shir Zalcman

Israel

http://www.shirzalcmanart.com

My name is Shir Zalcman and I am thirty-six years old. I am an Israeli artist based in central Israel. focusing on acrylic and charcoal mediums painted on a variety of canvas sizes. I paint shapes and colours that elicit the emotional experience of my everyday. As a self-taught artist, I continued my love for art by receiving my Masters in art therapy.

My artwork is a piece of myself and reflects my emotions in the present moment. Using palette knives, brushes, and charcoal, I create depth in my paintings with texture and line work. Choosing soft colour palettes, I let the textures become shapes by layering them together. I sometimes mark them with charcoal to create bolder impressions of shifting perspectives. The lines evoke a delicate and dreamy composition of being between two dimensional and three dimensional states.

When I paint, my feelings take over the process, giving the freedom of my work to be spontaneous and pure to its expression. Choosing to work with the fast dry

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