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This amazing, colourful, and brilliant original oil paintings book is an extensive collection of nearly every oil and acrylic painting that this master artist has completed during his painting career as of yet. Covering many styles such as abstraction, surrealism, and figurative work, this artist has touched on key ideas and facets intertwined with various styles and time periods of art. His paintings are unique to his own style, and unique in themselves, although he draws inspiration from abstract expressionism, surrealism, and cubism at times.
There are over 140 examples of original abstract artist oil paintings in this book. These are primarily completed as oil on canvas paintings, and many are pure abstraction, while others use form as subject. The use of color is wildly dramatic sometimes, while displaying good use of balance simultaneously. The overall variety of the body of work contained in this book is absolutely phenomenal, if you just want to see a lot of time and effort compressed into one hundred or so pages.
Over the course of 20 years, and with a five year break at one point, this artist pursued oil painting with the highest degree of interest and involvement. He started painting again around 2016, and some of the newer pieces are in the front of the book. Many of the old pieces are also in this book, as well as many early pieces which have never yet been published.
At one point, the artist developed a unique style for creating his paintings called Systemic Hard Edge Abstraction. He approached the design of each painting with a design method that he considered in an almost scientific way. The artist kept a running list of shape combinations, that he later translated into oil paintings. This made an abstract piece that was an accumulation of the best of his drawings over a period of time. Usually, the shapes themselves were in colourful contexts, and enclosed by a rectangle. The forms and designs of these pieces involve the judicious juxtaposition of forms, shapes, and patterns to create a variety that is rooted in ideation by means of drawing and design.
Consider this book if you would like to see an abstract and surreal oil painting artist who did amazing things throughout the course of his 20 year (so far) painting career. Try the book whose abstract oil paintings took 20 or so years to make. The originals in this book are an art unique to Steven Yessick. His style was a result of hours hovering over the canvas on the easel, and creating incredibly detailed masterworks of oil on canvas abstract and surreal art by a master artist who has a blog called awe2u.com
A big, brilliant image on each page. See amazing art here! It’s a must-have for your oil painting artist book collection! An extraordinary and unique painting book for any art lover or artist, primarily because of the range of ideas. This artist was free to paint whatever he wanted! Now you get to see everything he ever did on canvas! Ideal for those who love surreal and abstract art original oil on canvas paintings books. Comes highly recommended! A top choice!
Original Oil Paintings is a collection of some of the best early oil and acrylic paintings by Steven Yessick, a.k.a. @yessickart. The artist and author discusses each piece in the book with a paragraph of commentary below the image. The author describes what he thinks about each piece, and ties it in to his own personal life. With this really interesting book, you can learn more about this fascinating original artist and his own unique painting style that developed outside of the world of art for some time. Before he went to school for painting, he learned how to paint on small canvases with oil paint on his own. He taught himself. See what was going on in his head when he was doing these pieces, with the great descriptions.
Much of this work was completed during his years of traveling to other cities in the U.S. and walking the streets. He did this street life experience while moving against time, or against the fabric, or grain of society. He saw another side to this world, and experienced many of the hardships that go along with quitting your job early on to travel and paint. At times when he wasn’t traveling, he spent many hours at home painting during the day, and going to see live music at night. Experience and seeing other art for so many years definitely influenced this artist to make highly original contemporary oil painting artistic works.
Ranging in complexity from the simple abstract to the complicated interplay of form, this book displays the intermingling of the luxurious and the decadent. An original abstract art book that contains surreal art at times, too, this is art from the 21st century and beyond. It is original oil paintings in a magnificent visual display, with a commentary by the author and artist.
Pen and Ink Drawings were, for Steven Yessick, a good way to get a number of ideas across in a straightforward way… Ranging from the abstract, to a language of visionary architecture, these pen drawings capture the essence of design, art, and imagination by Steven Yessick, a.k.a. @yessickart. Many of these pen drawings were drawn at live music events, and many were also drawn around people and friends to portray a sense of the collective unconscious of moment and place.
Experiences and experiencing life play a major role in this artist’s journey through creating his own work. With this book, you will get a glance at the mysterious power of the pen when it is placed in the hands of a quite ambitious young artist. Pen and Ink Drawings by Steven Yessick is a comprehensive display of the experiences of life, beauty, and art, all captured in the form of pen and ink drawings now available in this magnificent and easy to navigate visual format.
Famous Digital Artist is A collection of various digital collages by the world renowned artist Steven Yessick. Starting with a basic collage, this artist transforms the original image into a highly interesting and engaging final product. Over 100 digital works. Unlike anything you may have ever seen. Famous Digital Artist is truly original. This artist is ahead of his generation insofar as the overall originality and appearance of these works. Add this book to your collection to revisit all of this stunning artwork many times.
Famous Digital Artist Vol 2 is a highly remarkable voyage into the chaotic world of @yessickart. During his hiatus from painting, Steven Yessick journeyed into the depths of computer generated art combining painting and mixed media imagery with an understanding of computer image software. Using his hawk’s eye, Steven’s creations come to brilliant life and color in this amazing exploration of the work of a Famous Digital Artist.
How to Be More Creative is a groundbreaking work on the power of creativity that will enrich every aspect of your life. Now more than ever, there are many professions which call for creativity on a daily basis. Now that more and more opportunities are arising to be creative in life and work, truly there are more ways than ever to harness your creative potential. Many jobs call for creative types who work well with others, have a sincere desire to help, and who can solve problems effectively. It takes a little creativity to solve any problem. You can learn to think outside of the box, approach old problems in new ways, and continue to grow everyday..
Thinking creatively can take you a long way in life. How to Be More Creative is a synopsis of a lifetime of developing creativity through the eyes of a master artist. It is a short and intelligent read designed for anyone on an adventure in developing their own creative potential. Find new paths to further your success through independent thinking. With the tools in this book, you can go far in life in work.
Writings on Art and Architecture (1999-2018).. This artist kept a running list of ideas for years, and added to it over a long period of time. New ideas were added to the list as they were discovered. This is a new and expanded edition, with a part called Buildings in the Shape of Flowers, which goes back to a time he spent on the subway in L.A. early in the morning writing the list of Architecture inspiration ideas.
First, a comment by the author starts the book, and then there is an introduction with poignant ideas on art as a whole. Following that, there are a few writings on painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking. Next, is the list of ideas and theories expounded upon over time about all forms of art, including Architecture and Music, as well as Painting, Mixed Media, Graphic Art, and Drawing. Then, in the next chapter, there is a list of composition ideas for creativity for all types of artists. Finally, there are ten key points for survival as a creative type called My Ninja Rules. Overall, a highly relevant art theory book for painters, graphic artists, abstract artists, contemporary architects, or anyone interested in furthering their own artistic sensibilities. Generate an entirely new framework of ideas as you expand upon those which you may already have.
This is a ready-made guide to all past, present, and futuristic forms of art, and many of these ideas have the potential to be interpreted on many levels. Try this book to develop stronger and newer approaches to helping to solve some of those beautiful mysteries of your own art.
My Therapeutic Loops
What started as a way to get emotions out on paper, became a way to condition my own mind. This vehicle for conditioning my mind has now become something more than just that.
Collectively, these drawings speak to the abstract. Some may be observed the same way that clouds are observed; with different people seeing different things. Sometimes you may let your eyes relax to see it in a new way; and perhaps they may be read for signs. Either way, when you view the loop drawing book, you will see a self expression unique to this artist.
The author wants to say that they affect timing in his own life. They are to be examined and read, yes, as clouds are read, with little or no intended meaning by the artist. You will also see a few pizza delivery drawings in the series as well. Have fun and enjoy the book.
The loopy ladies are a collection of drawings which started with the artist drawing simple loops to sorta get the things out of his head that that he didn’t want in there. Call it a mind-conditioning exercise, or what have you, it was therapeutic. Either way, through a suggestion of his girlfriend Hara, I began drawing women using the loopy lines. The following collection contains both loopy and normal drawing techniques. The drawings, by being therapeutic, really helped him come to a better place in his life.
Enjoy the book, and have fun looking at all of the loopy ladies contained within it!
The deconstruction of an image of the Earth.
This story with images explains a day in the life of Jet, a hired assassin. The cactus plays an integral role in the plot, and Jet takes twists and turns throughout the humorous story. You will laugh at the writing, and you will also be intrigued with the colorful visual display.
Poems written generally in freestyle with little or no editing. Attempt to capture the raw form of an emotion or thought in this way.
Some of Steven Yessick’s best poetry is in this book. These are beautiful poems that were written spontaneously, in the moment, to carry into the future a distinct mood that captures the essence of raw experience. This poet finds new ways create poetry that are beyond explanation. These poems just happen; in the moment, with only minimal editing; only that is necessary. Find intriguing and elegant free verse in the pages of this book. It also has a section in the back that was written in 2017.
Freestyle Poems and Writings by Steven Yessick from 2000-2008. This is some of the best stuff I have ever written. The words are gleaned from an endless cycle of travelling, clubbing, dancing, walking through city streets, and finding truth in settings unusual and unfamiliar. These words were writeen during and between extended periods of travelling to different cities and sort of roughing it. Along the way, a notepad was always at hand in which fragments and stints of these words were gathered. A memoir of blending life and experience in it’s highest forms into a written format was the true aim of this book.
A journey into the core of yessickart’s being with a tech twist. The worlds blend together through the words. A creative writing core designed to explore an abstract vision of certain factories with a picture of future robotics technology exploration. Tons of visual media made for this book by Steven Yessick. Tons of images, and a wild ride through the diverse and unexpected voice of Steven Yessick.
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