Mark Feuring

"To make vibrant abstract art  - the artist must credit the imagery of history."

Mark Feuring - 2015

My name is Mark Feuring, and my favorite style as a painter is to work within an abstract style of caricature imagery art. The journey of painting for me works through a non-objective style of abstract expression. My paintings range in size from around 20x24 inches and I work with enamel paint, traditional oil paint, and water miscible oil paint on canvas.

I enjoy the work of cartoon style imagery as influenced by animation while growing up in the 1970's. When I was a child, cartoons from artists such as Walt Disney, Looney Tunes, and Dr. Seuss were everywhere in media outlets. I am influenced by painters such as Joan Miro, Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, and other abstract paintings of the 1920's and 1930's.

With my artwork, I move paint on a canvas and improvise which shapes and forms may become recognizable. Occasionally, I may sketch out a painting design with a marker or pencil.  I may preconceive form and shape ideas with 2-D or 3-D design projects, but rarely while painting art. Painting is a less limited style of art form where improvisation can occur with practiced methods. Over time, and the building of generative ideas there may be a reflective circumstance which will begin to take over the notion of creativity on the canvas. I use expressive qualities of color with paint, and line making with brushes to build coherent and applicable abstract art for the gallery or home.

I am educated as an art teacher, and industrial designer. I have worked with 3-D modeling of sculpture forms, and computer CAD software. I am a very promising graphic designer, who will create a logo or print material for a client needs. In the past for employment, I have worked in wedding, print, and newspaper businesses.

With my paintings, I hope to visually communicate abstract objectives of two-dimensional shape and line. Artistic imagery can remain reflective in gesture of subject matter when composed with a non-objective expressive painting technique. I feel this style of objective artwork that I create will remain timeless and colorful, and design oriented.

The 80 big images of my paintings are viewed on this website best with a big screen laptop or desktop.....When viewing this site, first click on a page number from top of the web site. To view larger pictures of the paintings, click over the painting and a black background will appear. To go back to page selection and view thumbnails of the paintings click the X at the bottom of the page while the background is black.

I enjoy building product design models in 3D as an
industrial designer. My computer aided design
renderings, and foam product models, and balsa wood models can be
seen on the website link below.

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