MYTHICAL PASTELS BY JUN CEN

by Ariadna Zierold

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New York based Jun Cen is an illustrator, animator and designer. Cen received a bachelor’s degree in Printmaking from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in China, later, he moved to Baltimore where he completed his MFA degree in Illustration from Maryland Institute College of Art.

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Cen’s illustrations, digital and traditional, are always sensitively drafted. He uses harmonious tones and subtle touches of texture to give a feeling of calmness and quietness, making much of his work close to hypnotic. Jun interprets the world in his own way, giving lightness and delicacy to heavy sumo wrestlers and Grecian fighters.

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SOFT ABSTRACTION BY JAREK PUCZEL

by Ariadna Zierold

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Jarek Puczel was born in 1965 in Ketrzyn, Poland. He studied in the Warsaw University, Faculty of Art Pedagogy and graduated from it in 1990. He is a member of Polish Painters and Sculptors Union. He now lives and works in Olsztyn, Poland.

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Puczel’s work consists of moments being transformed into clean, calm and at the same time intensive images. The clear lines and colors easily make us focus on the subjects, and stare at them for a long time.

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