Monthly Archives: April 2012

El Duende, Oil on Linen – by Matt Abraxas

El Duende, Oil on Linen - by Matt Abraxas El Duende is a beautiful word.  It comes from Latin mythology, originally referring to a fairy or goblin creature, but when referred to the arts, it refers to Soul.  To say Soul, however, doesn't encapsulate the full depth that El Duende expresses.  Language is a funny [...]

El Duende, Oil on Linen – by Matt Abraxas2014-02-26T17:36:56+00:00

New Illustration Page

Here is the website dedicated to Illustration work. Please let me know if any technical issues are found. www.mattabraxas-illustrations.com

New Illustration Page2012-04-19T10:25:30+00:00

A quick painting – from sketch to completion

This painting was done mostly with a palette knife. It isn't my usual method and the completed piece is more erratic than my style. Experimenting with material or application can open up to a more developed style so even if I'm not satisfied with the end product, I have pushed my envelope more and thus [...]

A quick painting – from sketch to completion2012-04-06T13:47:09+00:00