KRISTI MARIÉ ART
Kristi is a self-taught artist who loves to explore with a mixture of mediums. She paints a wide range of subiect matter but is known fo her underwater and aerial perspectives of the ocean which are portrayed in three different mediums, being; oil, acrylic and watercolour, Kristi spends her time creating paintings that focus on her fear of the ocean. These artworks symbolise how she uses art as a way of therapy to overcome this fear. With each piece she paints, Kristi likes to ensure that the painting makes her feelat peace which in essence brings peace into our homes
Kristi Marié Kristi Marié was born and raised in Port Elizabeth. She had moved to Cape Town to study and work as a Graphic Designer & Art Director before pursing her career as a full-time artist. Kristi’s art career was initially focused on selling detailed watercolour paintings of South African wildlife to the tourism industry. However, since 2019, a shift in her personal circumstances has dictated a move away from creating mainstream, popular art to using her work as a space to collect and express her emotions. The theme and use of colour has proved a vital means of . working through difficult emotions. Kristi uses different mediums to navigate her feelings; watercolour was one early method of experimentation. She later turned to acrylic to portray the sensation of being underwater and in her oil artworks, Kristi takes a different perspective; playing with texture to demonstrate her progression not only as an artist but also her growth as a person. Textures and inventive use of brushwork and a palette knife are now evident in her work, usually portraying high-rise rock formations or mountains....
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