Lovers epressiv abstraktes Gemälde
shibari ink sketch
Gelber Drachen Wagen Illustration

SYLKE GANDE

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Being creative is my life. When it comes to painting, I paint everything that moves me deeply. Love in many forms, death and change. Animals, angels, monsters or sword fighters live in my universe. Feelings are also transformed abstractly. The styles are as varied as the choice of colours. Red more...

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Kreativ zu sein ist mein Leben. Wenn es um die Malerei geht, male ich alles was mich tiefer bewegt. Liebe in vielen Formen, Tod und Veränderung. Auch Tiere, Engel, Monster oder Schwertkämpfer bevölkern mein Universum. Vieles wird auch abstrakt umgesetzt. Die Stile sind ebenso unterschiedlich wie die Farbwahl. Weiter lesen...

Als Grafikdesignerin widme ich mich mit großer Geduld den Aufgaben. Seit 2003 liegt mein Schwerpunkt im Entwerfen von Verpackungen. Weiter lesen...

NEWS AND EVENTS:

02/2022 - 13
FAIRIES AND OTHER BEINGS   
#brettsfaebruaryartchallenge
The artist Brett Maning announced again the #brettsfaebruaryartchallenge for February 2022 on instagram. 13 promts and 13 beings that I hadn't painted before.  ---  Die Künstlerin Brett Maning hatte auch 2022 wieder die ersten 13 Tage des Februars Elfen, Feen und anderen Wesen gewidmet und dazu aufgrufen mitzumachen. 13 Wesen und ihre Geschichten, von dene mir einige vollkommen unbekannt waren sind so entstanden. Es hat viel Spaß gemacht. 

Wechselbalg, Changeling Illustration Sylke Gande

Day 1: Changeling I went east while painting. 20 x 20 cm, mixed paints on Arches paper.



Wood Wive, Waldfrau, Illustration Sylke Gande

Day 2: Wood Wives
The woman of the forest.
20 x 20 cm, mixed paints on Arches paper.

Pan feiert im Wald, Pan drunken in Forest, Sylke Gande

Day 4: Pan

Party in the forest. 
20 x 20 cm, mixed paints on Arches paper.

Machine Elve, pschedelic art, Sylke Gande

Day 5: Machine Elve

No plan how this artwork will look at the end. Only little coffee in the morning, vibrant colours and fun. 20 x 20 cm, mixed paints on black paper.

Sylph, Sylphe, Naturgeist, Paracelsus Illustration

Day 6: Sylph

Light spirit of the air.

 20 x 20 cm, mixed paints on Arches paper.

SINCE 2020 - SLOWNESS AND INK
In this stressful times of corona in autumn 2020 I found a new forms of painting. Sumi-e, japanese ink painting. It is meditative. Giving structure and a chance for inner peace. I am very thankful that I have discovered this way, the teaching artist Karin Fröhlich and the location Atelierprojekt in Munich.

We start each course with spirals. 

Practice of different straight strokes

Flowers growing, soft and light.

The ink is rubbed and freshly made.

Learning brushstrokes for bamboo plants.

2019/2020 - THE ROPE   
I had the chance for sketching at the mcarthurmcarthur studio.
Shibari. Ropes, 2 humans and a wonderful atmosphere. Get prints at redbubble.
Original works on request.

11/2020 - REFLECTIONS PORTRAIT SEMINAR WITH AMANDA SAGE


Amanda Sage (teacher of the Academy of Visionary Arts, Vienna) organised this online program with teachings 3 times a week. The live course in Italy was cancelled due to Corona. This was my first online class and it was an adventure.