|Felix and the spider - watercolor on wood 35 x 50 cm.|
Who and where are you from?
I'm Valentina Toma' I was born in north part of Italy but i been lived in many european country , last 10 years between Finland , Malta and Spain where I live right now.
How you got into this?
My father is a painter too so my first toyss is been brush and colors, then i never stop to paint . I also study art, i'm graduate at Accademy of fine art of Firenze.
What is your driving force?
My driving force is fantasy , even do I can be good classic painter my goal time after time is be unconventional even is figuratively, Paint is my black hole where time no matter day pass in a hour and i can fell good.
What kind of work you do and why?
My work can be positioneted in a pop surrealist scene , classic pictorial process coupled with unusual pairs and unlikely events, why I said I like to think that people may be surprised and a the same time be able to see something aggravating.
Tell us more about your thought process.
Some time my process can be long and come from my fantasy some time i dream about , can happen all of a sudden in day the immagine come on my mind is like a can see already and then i follow to build the image already clear for me , no easy dreams come true i try to do in my work.
Please share with us the one modern artist whose work you find Interesting and why?
There is more than one artist I like the work , but my favorite is Greg "Craola" Simkins cos he is amazing with acrylic color in a way I can't be and is full of fantasy and color and invention.
|I will protect you cos this is not your world - oil canvas 73 x 60 cm.|
|The green earrings the butterfly and me - oil canvas 80 x 80 cm.|
|We lost the route for the south - oil canvas 100 x 80 cm.|
|Frog on Faberge - oil on canvas 50 x 50 cm.|
|I told you I didn't want to come to the circus oil on canvas 80x 120 cm.|
|Lucky charms tree oil on canvas 120 x 100 cm.|
|Spanish fight school for octopus - Oil canvas 80 x 65 cm.|
|Nunu' and the big chill - oil on canvas 50 x 50 cm.|
|Tea milk trip - oil on canvas 100 x 81 cm.|
|Waiter! there's a bit of sea in my glass - oil on canvas 100 x 100 cm.|
|The invisible shark (commission ) - oil on canvas 160 x 80 cm.|
|Drunk'n shaken - oil on canvas 80 x 60 cm.|
For more of Valentina Toma Check the links below:
Blog :- valentinatoma.blogspot.com
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