Roy Van Der Laars

Roy uses Photoshop to shape his ideas and determine the composition of his work. He then sets to work choosing the right materials and colors to bring his designs to life.

Roy’s artistic journey is a testimony to his evolution as a skilled and passionate artist. He used to be an experienced graphic designer, but felt a magnetic pull toward the fascinating world of modern art. With an unwavering dedication to his newfound passion, Roy devoted himself wholeheartedly to exploring this expressive style, delving into its intricacies and subtleties.

His extensive experience as a graphic designer gave Roy a wealth of knowledge about various materials and techniques, which he eagerly applied to his pursuit of modern art. He started a creative process that began in the digital world, using the versatile tool Photoshop to crystallize his imaginative ideas and carefully shape the composition of his artwork. Guided by his artistic instincts, Roy carefully selected materials and colors to bring his designs to life. Achieving a harmonious interplay between color, form and texture became an essential aspect of his creative ethos.

Nature was a boundless source of inspiration for Roy, and he eagerly went in its pursuit by venturing into the world’s most awe-inspiring locations. Armed with his trusty laptop, he seamlessly merged his art with the surrounding landscape and worked on his masterpieces on the spot. During these immersive experiences he fearlessly experimented with a range of materials such as paint, wood, metal and epoxy. By skillfully combining these elements, Roy managed to create extraordinary works of art with his signature style.

Roy’s artistic prowess wasn’t limited to one location. His fascinating creations crossed borders and captivated a worldwide audience. His artworks were exhibited in prestigious galleries, where they seamlessly merged with the work of other acclaimed artists. Roy also actively participated in prestigious art fairs that attracted visitors from all over the world. These prominent platforms allowed him to showcase his talent, connect with fellow artists and confirm his presence in the global art scene.

One destination that prominently featured in Roy’s artistic journey, was the vibrant city of Dubai. Because of the city’s cultural dynamism and fervent embrace of contemporary art, Roy’s fascinating works found a receptive audience in this cosmopolitan center. The evocative fusion of his artistic vision and the awe-inspiring environment of the city created a mesmerizing synergy that enchanted viewers and left an indelible mark on their hearts.

Roy’s growth as an artist has been marked by unwavering dedication, meticulous craftsmanship and an unquenchable thirst for innovation. His journey began as a graphic designer and has evolved into a profound exploration of modern art.

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Friday, March 1 through 3, 2024