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It snowed at my mother’s house yesterday

I am so enraptured by the snow. I love it so much.

Kristina afonso Afonsoabstractart
From the front porch

I can’t wait for it to snow here, though we tend to mostly get ice and very dry weather. It’s still pretty. I like how all the lights down the street are lit up. It becomes quite festive very fast. I like savouring the days until Christmas approaches. Everyone is getting their Christmas decorations out and I can’t necessarily blame them as I like Christmas just as much, but again, just a little more wait time in between would be nice.

Afonsoabstractart  submissions for art show by Kristina afonso
Afonsoabstractart  submissions for art show Kristina Afonso
Afonsoabstractart  abstract art by Kristina afonso
Kristina Afonso afonsoabstractart
Kristina  afonso afonsoabstractart
Submitting for shows by afonsoabstractart
Submitting this one for the art show
Art show submissions by afonsoabstractart
This is the second one
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By Afonso Abstract Art

Hello, my name is Kristina. I always knew I was a creative-type person but I just didn’t have a name for it in grade two. I grew up working in my dad's art gallery. After high school, I pursued art at Capilano University in Vancouver, BC; and from there, went onto obtain a bachelor of design with honours at the University of Alberta.

Kandinsky said, “it is evident therefore, that colour harmony must rest only on a corresponding vibration of the human soul.”

I make minimalist, gestural, abstract art. I aim for integrity; the only idea I follow is to be true and honest to my art. I hope that viewers feel a sense of freedom and austerity.

Typically, the material inspires me, followed closely by a compulsion to draw, which ends up leading me. Usually, I do not have a specific idea in mind. I do everything spontaneously, but not always, I have my considered portions. It’s never the same though. It’s unpredictable.

I love to work with oils and pencil. Watercolour is not far behind. Willow bark and conte are also in the top five.