Featured Artist Conny Lehmann

Guided by a fascination with color, artist Conny Lehmann paints intuitively expressive abstracts. Visit her website to learn more.

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Beyond Horizons” mixed media on paper, 40cm x 40cm

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I have been fascinated by colors, cityscapes, clouds and sunsets throughout my life.

My enthusiasm for painting began in 2008. At this time I was completely enthralled with watercolors. My favorite motifs were cityscapes, and I still paint in watercolor today. However, I never paint watercolor pictures in the typical translucent style. I love the rich and strong color which has became a characteristic part of my art.

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Secret of Thoughts” mixed media on paper, 53cm x 53cm

 

Grubbing in art material catalogues, I was always attracted by beautiful sets of soft pastel sticks. I had to give them a trial. Soon I became familiar with soft pastels, which opened new opportunities to me. I was able to express my fascination for cloud formations and sky atmospheres so much better with these soft pastels.

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Find Yourself” mixed media on paper, 40cm x 40cm

 

Since I’m very emotional, I searched for a way to give my feelings artistic room. My disposition for experimentation and the desire for diversity and challenge opened my way to acrylic painting.

 

abstract mixed media painting by Conny Lehmann

“Beyond Mystery” mixed media on paper, 50cm x 50cm

 

I soon learned to love and appreciate the unlimited possibilities of acrylic painting. My penchant for rich, strong colors was completely satisfied.

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Fun Places” mixed media on paper, 35cm x 35cm

 

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Today, combining charcoal, various pens, markers and oil pastels with acrylic opens an endless world of expression. The fact that each single tool makes it’s own characteristic mark makes my heart beat faster. Each brush makes a different stroke, each selected pen a variable mark.

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Friendship” mixed media on paper, 56cm x 42cm

 

Acrylic painting offers me the freedom to express my deepest feelings and my philosophy of life, and convey them into color.

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Venice” mixed media on paper, 76cm x 56cm

 

Starting a new picture is a wonderful moment. My intuition is free of any limits. During this phase, I feel like a child—full of joy and fun—testing everything and enjoying the moment. After several layers, the dialogue between the picture and me begins. Both must be satisfied at this stage. What does the picture want? What do I need?

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Power of Trust” mixed media on paper, 40cm x 40cm

 

My abstract pictures are emotional messages. They show the world as I see, experience and feel it.

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Impulse” mixed media on paper, 53cm x 53cm

 

A further medium of expression is collage. I own several antique books that have become valuable treasures. Every page in each book has individual signs of wear that tell a story. Arranging them together with natural and self-colored papers is like meditation. I also like to combine collage with acrylic paint.

 

abstract mixed media art by Conny Lehmann

“Blossom Out” mixed media on paper, 53cm x 51cm

 

My greatest wish is to delight people with my art.

 

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