Matt Ziranek's Artist's Adventure Journal
Everyone loves a good story. Here’s mine.

White Proteas: Oil on Canvas

I recently had the pleasure of painting some oils for a newly bought house in Cape Town. The only brief was a king and queen protea in thick impasto oils- something I was only too please to go ahead with. I also had the opportunity to get them custom framed at my...

Oils in Motion

Oils in Motion Here's a little taste of the painting process, sped up maybe 50 times so you don't get bored. I used Artiste Oil paints from which were AWESOME! Was that fun? What else would you like to see me speed paint in the...

Artwork spotlight: Adrift

In my book, blues mean happiness! Here’s my take on the beauty and wonder of the ocean told in brushstrokes on canvas.

Artlife, a Window into my Art-making Process

Natasha from Addicted to Art recently interviewed me. It was a great opportunity for me to share how far I've come and some of my motivations, inspirations and processes.   How did you start making art (background)? I’ve always been drawn to finding creative outlets...

Artwork spotlight: the Discobolus

I was asked to create a close copy of the classic sculpture the Discobolus by ancient classical Roman sculptor Myron. The collector then shipped off  the completed peice and painted it in a zany checkered design. I've documented the process up until the handover of...

Contest Give Away!

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