THE ARTIST AND PERSONAL STYLE; ART BLOG AND ART BY MIABO ENYADIKE

by - May 12, 2016


What is Your Art Style?

The Artist, especially the fine Artist is one that communicates their raw and true emotions through their work.




    Underwater Coral Reefs Series; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.

 The talent that  is birth through these kinds of emotions from the Artist, is the Artwork we see them create time after time, giving it relevance regardless of their personal social status.




                               Faces; Ink on paperboard; Abstract Art; Miabo Enyadike.


This for me is the definition of  the Art style of  an Artist. 




    Underwater Coral Reefs Series; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.

 Consistency is key as well as fluidity, an ability to play with all mediums and still be recognizable is the defining factor of an Artist with their own style. 





                Circles of Fire; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.

This style is not a trend!  but one that is given to the Artist as a personal vision and its instructed from within, so much that even the Artist can not really explain, how or run away from it but can only translate this vision into reality.




                       Chaos;Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard;  Miabo Enyadike

Some might call it talent, I might agree but from a deeper sense I would call it a gift given by our maker.




                  'My Africa'; Abstract Art; Ink on Paperboard;Miabo Enyadike.

Every Artist has their own true individual style and this is true to them only. 





                 'Silhouette of a Woman';Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard;Miabo Enyadike.


That is why even  Artist, trained in higher institutions and earn degrees and  Artist  that are self taught really don't have any distinctions between them.





                                Abstract Mixed Media; Miabo Enyadike.


 This is my personal view, don't get me wrong.  Out there, it is our style and the ability to communicate events, in a way that people can identify with.  




                  The Family; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.



While pushing boundariescreating  social
 awareness or consciousness that is relevant to our world, that matters.




                       'The Dress'; Abstract Art; Ink on Paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.


 Every other qualification becomes a bonus. I have a degree honors in Fine Applied Art since 1992, I remember how it felt like in class, I was some kind of renegade, I didn't quite "fit in" .




                           Man; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.

I enjoyed Art classes, after all we were left  pretty much by ourselves to create Art.





                 'My Garden'; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.


 I just was not satisfied.

 My lecturers and I,

didn't like the way I painted or drew objects. It just didn't look like what my other course mates were doing.




                               'Lady'; Abstract Art; Ink on Paperboard; Miabo Enyadike



 I did struggle a bit with the practical aspect of my course, but excelled in Art history and every other theoretical aspect of my course outline.




                          Skyline; Ink on paperboard; Abstract Art; Miabo Enyadike.


Hence the reason after graduation, I worked in the oil servicing industry, abandoning my craft for a while.





The world Within; Abstract Art; Ink on Paperboard; Miabo Enyadike



 I say this, because there are gifted brilliant Artist out there, that may be in school or are self taught Artist with a peculiar Art style that is different from others, my advice is simply don't give up, it is your God given gift and style, own it and work it!.




                    'I love myself'; Abstract Art;Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.

 In time it would be relevant and catch the  audience that it appeals too at the right time.




                    Migration; Abstract Art; Acrylic on wood board; Miabo Enyadike.


I say this because the reason their is an enduring appeal, for the works of  Picasso, Kandinsky, Warhol, Jasper Johns, Dieter Roth, Chagall, Frida Kahlo just to name a few of these calibre of Artist and all the 20th century Movements from Impressionism, cubism to Dada




                   Bottle Towers; Art Objects; Miabo Enyadike.


that we have studied and come to respect and adore, is simply their style and consistent loyalty, adamant almost fanatical faithfulness to their own peculiar genius.





               Distance; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard;Miabo Enyadike.


Staying true to their inner vision of how they see the world, from within their soul.


From a fresh perspective, communicating it in a way that allows the audience to explore  and enmesh, themselves in their world with them.




                                           Abstract Art; Mixed media; Miabo Enyadike



The peculiar style of the Artist will always come first, in the way we tell our story and the medium  in which it is communicated is our style as Artist.




Flowers in a Vase; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard;Miabo Enyadike. 




It is what we have, it is our brand message.

It is what we sell, the technique we use and how it is applied is our formula for distinction.




                 Flower arrangement; Abstract Art; Ink on paperboard;Miabo Enyadike


I know I can speak for myself as an Artist, it took me time to come into my own style finally staying true to my vision.




                    Jekyll and Hyde; Abstract Art Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.


Now for me it is not about other excellent Art or Artist out there, but to admire and be encouraged by the work done by these brilliant minds. 




Mother and Child fleeing Conflict Series; Abstract Art; Ink on Paper board; Miabo Enyadike



Whilst been grateful that I also have a vision and a dream, that can be translated into something that is tangible and appreciated, no matter the size of the audience or the platform.




    Flowers in a Vase series; Ink on paperboard; Miabo Enyadike.


 So the question goes again,
WHAT IS YOUR ART STYLE?......Enjoy.

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                                                                                             Miabo

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