Some of Shanti Rahal’s Art
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Shanti Rahal Artist Profile
I have always had an interest in art and at age 33 enrolled in a Fine Arts Certificate Course at East Sydney Technical College, Darlinghurst, NSW. I majored in Photography and took Screen printing and etching as Electives.
Years later arriving in Hervey Bay in 2001 I discovered a great Water colour teacher. I also attended a few Art workshops including an Acrylic painting course at the UNE Qld.
This was followed up with Pastel and mixed media and for the past year I have used mostly Acrylic.
Working with watercolour, pastel and mixed media for many years, I like to make use of bright colours. My paintings have a repeated pattern of light, reflection and colour. Mood, lights, shades and colour affect the emotional content and form of my chosen subject.
The most reliable tool for me in painting is my creative thinking mind. This always influences the direction and outcome of my paintings. While I enjoy the play and interaction of my paintings, I am learning to add more flow and movement into my paintings.