Q + A: Bianca Essig

THE BRIGHT AND INTUITIVE PAINTING STYLE OF ARTIST BIANCA ESSIG IS INSPIRED BY HER NATURE-RICH HOME ON QUEENSLAND’S GOLD COAST.

How would you describe your style?
I paint large, vibrant works of art that depict the natural world. My style of painting is somewhere between abstract and impressionism.

Where do you create your works?
I am based on the Gold Coast in Queensland. From the beautiful waterfalls in the hinterland to the pristine beaches, it’s a very inspiring place to live.

How does each work begin?
I generally get a vision in my mind of what I want the painting to look like and the feeling I’d like it to represent. I paint very intuitively and don’t like to sketch too much on the canvas before diving right in to the painting. My cat Sage also keeps me very centered in the studio; she loves to watch me paint.

What are your go-to materials?
My favourite mediums to use are oil and acrylic paints. There is something about the texture and colour of paint that I just really enjoy working with.

You just launched a new website earlier this year. What can people find on there?
People can find my work on my website. I have limited edition archival prints now available as well as some of my original paintings.

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