Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Coming soon e-book "CactuSueños"...

After a very busy week, finally I finished the "Cactusueños" pdf e-book. It's available now, click on BE SPONSOR tab to see the details how to receive via e-mail.

Cover image of the e-book "Cactusueños" by Birsen Ozbilge, 2014 (38 pages in pdf )

 I also prepared a videoclip for the exhibition which will be shown at the gallery space during the exhibition. I chose an image of oil painting from "Cactusueños" series and applied 3D ripple effect on it. Enjoy it!

"Cactusueños" 5:39 min

Friday, January 10, 2014

Snowy year in Gran Ganaria!

Here in Gran Canaria we do not get snow every year. Last time making a snowball was 10 years ago almost. Living in the sea level of the island is totally different though, you can lay down on the beach and enjoy the nice weather. That's why they call our island "the miniature continent" , you can have winter and the summer in same day :)  

Yesterday view from La Cumbre (peak point of the island approx. 2000 m.), Gran Canaria

Yesterday view from the rooftop

"Cactusueños" (means Cac-tu-sueños = your cactus dreams) exhibit will have close to 50 artworks with 10 different techniques as oil paintings, acrylic paintings, oil pastels, water colors, Indian ink drawings, glass mosaic, mosaic sculpture, lino cut, photographs, video art. Plus  a small showcase with sketch book, work on progress materials...When you work on an on going project for a long time (in my case, it's about for 10 years) you realize that there are lots of stuff to put together and organize them,  in order to not loosing track of any piece of artwork. At the moment I am organizing the pieces for the exhibition in two studio rooms. 

Studio photos

On the other hand, I am working on a book project for the exhibition. It will be good edition for the exhibition with all the artworks printed as a catalouge. Also, the book will be available as an e-book format for computer/tablet/smartphone users. See you soon for the updates.

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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Welcome 2014!

5 years past since I started to write on this blog. Each year, I shared my own inside studio experiences with art enthusiasts. Thank you for your reading my blog posts and sharing,  give them "like"s at my fb page. I wish you a very Happy New Year! Also wishing 2014 to bring you good health, happiness and success.

I had the 12 grapes on time last night! That's something I guess :))  

Now sit back and enjoy this old Spanish song from the 60's " Tres Cosas - Cristina y Los Stop" videoclip.  

Tres cosas hay en la vida:

salud, dinero y amor.

El que tenga esas tres cosas
que le de gracias a Dios.
Pues, con ellas uno vive
libre de preocupación,
por eso quiero que aprendan
el refrán de esta canción.

El que tenga un amor,

que lo cuide, que lo cuide.
La salud y la platita,
que no la tire, que no la tire.
Hay que guardar, eso conviene
que aquel que guarda, siempre tiene.
El que tenga un amor,
que lo cuide, que lo cuide.
La salud y la platita,
que no la tire, que no la tire.