Cecilia Bellini, aka Graphite, was born in Rome (b.1983) and raised via Rome and the Umbrian countryside.
Her hand attracts to increase borders of actuality via sketchy strains and vibrant colours that replicate each fragile and intense feelings. Cecilia’s path finds its objective in harmonious distinction, that’s to say, the fixed seek for feelings, utilizing decomposition and synthesis to search for a starting or an finish.
Though she grew up in a household of architects and journalists, she considers herself self-taught. Affected by dyslexia, she approached drawing as a medium to precise her feelings visually.
We met her for an unique interview throughout which she defined extra about her coaching and inventive course of.
Howdy Cecilia! Are you able to briefly describe what you do and inform us one thing extra about your method?
I draw, and the pencil is my favourite instrument. Then, I additionally usually experiment with new methods and supplies, however in the intervening time, I’m usually utilizing watercolor and coloured pencils. I additionally generally use digital media.
And what drives you to make artwork?
It’s a part of me, my means of speaking and expressing what I’ve inside as I’m a really introverted individual. Drawing is one thing that’s a part of me; it’s a mandatory situation, like respiration.
As a curious individual, drawing teaches me many issues, it concentrates me, bringing me right into a world of my very own.
And the way lengthy have you ever been working on this subject?
Professionally, it’s solely since a number of years.
Let’s converse of inspiration. Which artists primarily have an effect on your work?
I’ll summarize as a result of in any other case, I’d not end answering as I take a cue from something and any inventive subject.
Egon Sciele, Cassegrain, Jordi Lafebre, Toulouse-Lautrec, Modigliani, Matisse – and all of the Impressionists, Giotto, Kandinskij, Mondrian, Salgado… and the checklist goes on and on!
And is there one thing else outdoors visible arts that evokes your observe?
All the pieces. Actually.
How would you want individuals to have interaction together with your work?
I’m undecided I’ve a solution. I need to be understood, and I would love the aim of my work to be understood and appreciated.
I believe this can imply rising on a private degree as a result of having individuals perceive my work can even imply they’ll perceive me. To me, It’s going to intend to have the ability to talk with the world.
Do you’ve got something thrilling on the horizon?
I’m organizing an exhibition that can happen earlier than Christmas, and am additionally collaborating with a publishing home for a graphic novel.
I just lately based 140 COTON (for more information, go to www.140coton.com), whose thought is to make ‘artwork in movement,’ artwork that involves life.
Lastly, I’m collaborating with Nove Onlus and Ciomod, caring for the graphics a couple of chocolate retailer and whose earnings will go to a charity basis.
Final query, an enormous one. The place do you see your self sooner or later?
I’m very demanding, so my targets are all the time very excessive, virtually unattainable, and ultimate. However this enables me all the time to present my finest.