Author Archives: Wanda Loskot

Just finished my new painting…

As my other paintings it is acrylic on canvas. The size is 24″x36″ I thought it will take me a week to finish, but it took much longer. Way longer – almost four weeks. All those squares in squares and … Continue reading

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So, this is the Loska Studio…

I am always interested in the so called ”behind the scenes”. So, if you are like me – here is the peek behind my curtain. On the easel is the painting I’m still working on, it is almost finished.

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Jan Lenica – Polish graphic designer and cartoonist

One of my greatest art inspirations since my teenager years was, and still is, Jan Lenica. He was known as the art critic and major artist of the Polish poster school, set and theatre-costume designer, children’s book illustrator, postage stamp … Continue reading

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At 105 Herrera is continuing to work

Just discovered Carmen Herrera via Netflix documentary. Wow! Love love LOVE her paintings, colors, shapes, everything feels like me. She says that painting flowers, nature, people etc. doesn’t interest her. Just shapes. And color. I feel the same. But wait, … Continue reading

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Painter’s salad for lunch

One of the reasons I fell in love with painting is that it makes me lose weight. Seriously. When I paint I’m so consumed by the whole process that I forget about eating. From time to time my brain sends … Continue reading

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Sunsets of The Gulf Coast

One of the most famous things we have in Sarasota is our sunsets. Because the Gulf Coast is facing the West, we have those mesmerizing views of sun disappearing behind the horizon of Gulf of Mexico. Every sunset is different … Continue reading

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Color Study by Vassily Kandinsky

One of my great inspiration is Vassily Kandinsky. It is so cool that even though the official style of hard edge painting (which is my preferred style) started in the US, one of the fathers of abstract art was this … Continue reading

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My first art show – and my first sale

That first art show was quite an experience. I decided to show my painting just to get some feedback, didn’t expect much, after all I was showing my second painting I have ever created. OK, technically it was a fourth … Continue reading

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New painting for the art show

I named this painting “Sarasota Sunset” and created it specially for the Pelican Cove Art Show. It measures 24×36 inches and took me three works from start to finish. I documented the progress…

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Inspired by Van Gogh “Irises”

When preparing for my second painting I was inspired by this famous painting of Van Gogh…. It is called “Irises” and it was sold by Sotheby’s for record $53.9 million a few years ago. But the most important thing is … Continue reading

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