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Botany + watercolors. The perfect sum of the Spanish portraitist Riso Chan

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The Spanish artist takes up her flooded portraits, although this time she explores nature within the human being.

Her real name is Angela Maria Sierra, daughter of a sculptor mother, although from the Amsterdam in which she now lives she is better known as Riso Chan.

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The Portrait as a way of life of Riso Chan

The important thing, however, is the interior, as she herself has shown in each and every one of her works. Some portraits and self-portraits that have become his hallmark because they are flooded, superimposing the theme that at that moment needs to be loudspeaker with greater brilliance.

The portrait is a very powerful way of expressing emotions and human beauty ”.

Riso Chan

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Botany is the theme chosen to flood his new work

Although in his previous works, as in Still A Kid Inside, Chan, who is also a creative teacher, explored the childhood that we never lose, filling her portraits with scribbles of very young apprentice painters, now she has decided that her works take botany (branches, leaves, flowers, gardens) as a colorful image of the soul of his creations. And therefore also of whoever looks at them.

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Riso Chan's innovative technique to bring his works to life.

For her, portraits "are a language in itself, which does not use words to communicate," and she performs them, as she explains in her Web page, using a mixture of watercolors and then the Procreate program, which allows him to "work digitally but keeping a handmade touch".

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An article on art and culture, written from the editorial studio of Nomadart.

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