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Kokoschka - Birthday gift for allita2

Kokoschka - Birthday gift for allita2

Kokoschka - Birthday gift for allita2 by Saltwater
Kokoschka - Birthday gift for allita2 by Saltwater



Oskar Kokoschka was an Austrian Expressionist artist.
Born in Pöchlarn, Austria-Hungary in 1886 and died aged 93 in Montreux, Switzerland in 1980.

Traditional Art

After an self portrait of Oskar Kokoschka.

My interpretation, painted in Oil Pastels on paper.

Oil pastels: Panda Talens & Jaxon
Artwork Size: 
20 x 24 cm  

(framed in Photoshop)

This is a belated present for allita2  
(sorry for being so late)

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Jadis on March 13, 2016, 8:44:22 PM

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JadisI had never heard of this artist, so I googled him. very interesting. thanks for the education. 
I"ve never really worked with oil pastels, I'd like to try them sometime. how large is the original?

Saltwater on March 16, 2016, 1:24:18 AM

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SaltwaterThank you very much.
Oil Pastels have a poor reputation as  ARTIST's materials, for some odd reasons.
Many people still think it is just for little children.  LOL
But they have been used by famous artists like Picasso, Delaunay... etc...
It is a very pleasant medium and you should really try them.
It fits your style, and you will enjoy them.  

Jadis on March 16, 2016, 7:47:04 AM

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Jadisthey seem like they would be messy but flexible, like charcoal, only more colorful. I'll have to try to remember to get some next time I go to Hobby Lobby.

alitta2 on March 11, 2016, 2:12:11 AM

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alitta2Awesome, thanks a lot for remembering my bday :)
I've heard about him a word or two, but he's somehow forgotten in Hungary, even he lived and created his artworks in the same era of other reputed expressionist artists like István Csók or Károly Ferenczy, just to name a few. 

Saltwater on March 16, 2016, 1:00:20 AM

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SaltwaterYes, you are right.
Strangely he is rather famous outside Hungary while sadly  he has fallen in oblivion in Hungary.
Thanks for your comment and appreciation.  :D

Falconlobo on March 9, 2016, 9:17:30 AM

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Falconloboi like the suit and tie colors ^^^^

Saltwater on March 9, 2016, 2:41:36 PM

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SaltwaterThank you very much   :D

Falconlobo on March 9, 2016, 4:28:40 PM

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TeeJay87 on March 9, 2016, 5:19:42 AM

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TeeJay87Lovely tribute to an expressionist painter, especially with those colours. :)

Saltwater on March 9, 2016, 2:48:15 PM

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Thanks a bunch!  :D