Painting the Seen to Reveal the Unseen

“Dreams can be realized when we feel ‘at home’. My magical realism paintings symbolize uplifting qualities of human nature, offer visual delight, and help you nurture dreams by inspiring imagination to soar in harmony with your soul.”

This is a sample of my original art using water-washed walnut oil paint and solvent-free techniques on earth friendly panels. To see more or make a purchase, please visit my Square Gallery (opens on a new page).

2020 © Kathryn E. Noska.  All Rights Reserved.

Sing from the Heart  10x10  $500

Sing from the Heart 10x10 Walnut Oil on Panel

“Feel inspired to nurture your dreams and realize your best self.”

What is Magical Realism?

  • Faithfully portrays the ‘seen’ exterior of objects, using naturalistic technique, to reveal the "unseen" spirit which endows all things with a deeper meaning.
  • Brings common elements together in uncommon ways with unusual points of view. However, everything is presented as though within the realm of possibility, maintaining an illusion of reality.
  • It’s never just about what you see. Elements are intuitively brought together like characters in a play, always telling a deeper symbolic story.
  • Accepts the supernatural, as part of reality, and creates imaginative worlds that seem believable.
  • Contrasts forward movement with a sense of vast distance; and uses miniature detail, even in expansive paintings.

My motto, “See the Unseen” is realized thru symbolism, the language of my art.

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“Imagery that inspirits visual delight and lighthearted introspection.”

2. Crystal Meditation

Crystal Meditation 6x6 Walnut Oil on Panel

How does Magical Realism Relate to Life?

  • It’s a way to view the world; an idea that all things hold deeper meaning. There is more to life than what’s observably in front of you.
  • It’s about synchronicity - seeing life symbolically, reading signs in daily life as random events that happen for a meaningful reason.
  • We are each the artist of our life ‘painting'. Thoughts and feelings connect you to the realm of possibility. Life responds by reflecting similar matching elements back; life happens thru, not to you.
  • Creating a life you want means being conscious about what you put into your ‘painting’. Using imagination in this way, you draw to you elements you want to use.
  • You tell your own story, paint your own picture, and are the ultimate creator of your life! Make it a good one!
True Freedom 6x6 $300

True Freedom 6x6 Walnut Oil on Panel

"Art that Inspires Imagination to Soar"