|Salama, 11″ x 14″, acrylic|
“I have found that Ampersand panels are unmatched and provide the ideal painting substrate for my high detailed work. I previously made my own panels, but found that I could rarely get a flawless surface. With Ampersand Museum Series panels, I receive an ideal texture with little to no fuss.” ~Ian Bodnaryk
|Inquisition, 15″ x 20″, acrylic|
Choosing to work in acrylics was natural for Ian, as he learned how to paint and found his style with them, gathering along the way that they achieve the results he needs. With the quick drying time, Ian can focus on one piece at a time, his working preference. For a time, Ian made his own panels, but struggled to get a flawless surface. Considering the reviews of fellow Scratchbord™ artists, Ian decided to try Ampersand’s panels. He found that the high quality met his needs without much preparation.
|The Contemplation of Daniel, 20″ x 16″, acrylic,|
Kingston Prize Finalist
Earlier this year, Ian became one of 30 finalists of the Kingston Prize, a biennial national competition for contemporary portraits by Canadian artists. To see Ian’s work in person, you can visit The Art Gallery of Calgary in Alberta, Canada where his work as part of the Kingston Prize exhibit will be on display through January 25, 2014.
To view more of Ian’s work online, you can visit his website at: www.ianbodnaryk.com or find him on Facebook: facebook.com/ibodnaryk
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