• art as a business,  art zone,  presenting

    Acrista Art Studio + Clients Area

    I present to you my elegant artistic space, which since September 1st of this year combines my working art studio with a corner for clients and finished oil works, available for purchase. Here, over a cup of aromatic coffee, you can purchase original oil paintings, as well as gift vouchers of various designs. You will also have the opportunity to take a peek at “where the magic is made” and view started canvases in progress – they can be requested in advance, even before they are completely ready and before they are published on the website and on social media. Visits are by prior appointment only – use the contact…

  • art zone,  artists,  pastels

    Harley Brown – soft pastel artist

    Those of you who follow my work may know, that this March marks 20 years since I created the website acrista.com and the Acrista Art brand was born. The first half of this period I spent mastering the soft pastels as a material and the artist who greatly influenced me during this time and was a sort of virtual mentor for me, was the pastelist Harley Brown. I came across him after subscribing to International Artist magazine, where Harley had regular articles, sharing wisdom on the artist’s life and priceless practical advices on the creative process. During this period, I acquired his two books: “Eternal Truths for Every Artist” and…