An upcoming exhibit of cafe sketches in MaiMano cafe in heart of Budapest

  I was offered an exhibit in my favorite cafe MaiMano at the heart of Budapest. The date is not set yet but I am thinking about the beginning of June as a good time when the temperatures are very pleasant and there is a constant flow of people including many tourists. The exhibit will […]

Quick digital sketches on the tram in Budapest

Digital sketching keeps captivating my attention. Recently I have discovered this wonderful easy to use application for iPhone called Procreate which so far is the best app that allows for very quick doodling in a very simple and easy way. The public transportation in Budapest is very efficient and convenient and even on occasions when […]

Inspiration, role it plays in re-enchantment of the Arts

Inspiration plays an important role in re- enchatment of the Arts.   In writing this post, I am using few presupposed and self evident truths about the current state of the Arts. 
One, is the need for re-enchantment of the Art. I have taken this term from Suzi Gablik’s book by the same name where she criticises […]

Marshall McLuhan and the paradigm shift in Art

Once in a while I tend to experiment with digital medium. I find it especially useful on the go for some quick visual notations that keep me alert for the beauty of the ordinary forms that surround us. I mean, it is not always very practical to pull out your watercolor gear when waiting for […]

Commission Art as opposed to free independent Art

I have been doing commission art for many years now and it has always been  a concern of mine wether it has the same validity as the art that is done with an artists free will . Today’s post is about the difference between working on your own free concepts as opposed to doing a commissioned work. […]

The end of summer

   August is ending and I am back at my favorite cafe. It is bloody hot in Budapest makes me wish I would be somewhere in Alaska.It was a very busy summer with continuation of renovations of our apartment, visiting Viena , making arrangements for the arrival of my son , vacationing with family in […]

Precision 

yesterday after completing my first composition with the couple I moved on to the next table that came out to be much better with a more precise balance between the technique and the theme. Actually, this is really what I am after when sketching outdoors. Especially with water colors. Since this medium requires a great […]

The opening of the exhibit in IF Cafe

  Last Saturday night was the opening of my show at the If cafe on Raday street in Budapest. There was an impressive amount of people who came to share with me the event. Most of them are friends of Eva Kovacs , my life partner. I would like to use this opportunity to thank all […]

Spring in Budapest

  Spring has finally arrived.The leaves have sprouted and almost immediately bloomed into the fresh yellowish green and together with garden flowers, the city has become vibrant and full of life. At last I can sit outdoors and get a better view of the magnificent buildings facade some dating hundreds of years back in time. […]