“ I like the help I get and the techniques I get to learn. It’s relaxing as well.”
Krisstel creates engaging composition that have a story telling quality to them. Based on her love of Japanese landscapes and buildings, Krisstel particularly likes the style of traditional Japanese buildings, which are designed to withstand earthquakes. These themes are inspired from her childhood memories which she recalls from time to time when she is making her work.
Krisstel is very interested in technology and often uses digital iPad, light box, and projector equipment to compose her artworks, combining many elements to create complex compositions. She then projects this onto her canvas to draw up her final composition.
She discovered this technique when working on her piece ‘Two Children in the Rainforest’ and found it inspired her to do more. Krisstel sources her own materials which she brings into the studio. She uses a mix of brush pens, watercolour pens and water soluble pastels to create her work. She experiments with unusual unconventional combinations of materials on different surfaces resulting in unique and original artworks.
ArtStudio01 Group Exhibition Participate Contemporary Artspace, Shrewsbury August 2018
Participate FotFM Open Flaxmill/Maltings Dye House, Shrewsbury September 2017
It’s A New World Project Ability Gallery, ArtStudio01 Group exhibition February 2016
30×30 Open Exhibition Project Ability, Glasgow December 2018
Joined ArtStudio01 2017
DASH Cutivate mentoring with Shropshire based Artist Beverly Fry – 2017
TCAT, Telford, Go Art 2015 – 2016