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Cristian S. Aluas is a painter, comics artist and graphic novelist in Kanata/Ottawa, Canada.
"As an artist, I am on a creative journey to constantly derive more out of myself. Some of my favorite experiences with art have been when I pick up a pad of paper or am facing a blank canvas and do not quite know what I will draw or paint. I feel around for some shapes, with my pencil or pen, and soon enough a figure emerges.
I draw and paint, primarily, and occasionally I have built things out of wood or metal. My specialty is the human form, whether alone or interacting. I feel that a strong foundation in reality is important so that one can build a database of knowledge from which to extract references for creating subjects from ones imagination. I believe I have a fairly vast catalog of images, especially for drawing and painting people. I also like to challenge myself to try new things, like drawing and painting scenic backgrounds.
When I started out professionally, after College and University, I went into an abstract phase (my famous "Silverback" period) and then into the "Signature" period. The culmination of those two periods can be seen in my first masterpiece painting "Big Portrait #1." Then I went into a dark romantic period that blossomed into the brighter "Golden Boy" series. "
More details about Cristian's work at http://csa1.ca
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