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S Y M P H O N I C    P A I N T I N G


Ingrid B. Hacker


Poetry on the canvas

“More important than a work of art itself is its effect.

Art can perish, an image can be destroyed, what counts is the seed. "

Joan Miro




Symphonic painting, also symphonic painting, is the pictorial exposition of wisdom in which poetic descriptions are transferred onto the canvas. To be able to speak of a symphonic painting, 5 points must be fulfilled:


























A superordinate reality is brought closer to the viewer in a gentle, surrealistic way. Hidden metaphors, allegories, quotes and wisdom form the basis for the abstract figures / portraits and tell their stories like a pantomime. Each portrait contains parallel levels of meaning, a composition of the tangible and the intangible.

"SYMPHONIC PAINTING", the way from peace "VIA PACE" is to be seen as a counter-movement to the increasing brutality of society. A peaceful and quiet confrontation with the "soul faces" should cause the viewer of the poetic images to move beyond the usual levels of communication. Language is certainly the first means of conveying messages, but how often can one experience that there is a discrepancy , in the use of words that often mix literal sense and word meanings and so misunderstandings are inevitable. Turning away from the verbal language, turning to the "soul faces" and their messages, the viewer can start a dialogue with his soul. This uninfluenced critical discussion leads him into his very own soul life, which stimulates the imagination. Attention to a peaceful object is focused and the researching person can, through his newly discovered, imaginative interpretations, carry it out into the environment and perhaps also explore it more consciously and act and react accordingly ieren.

Through the works of symphonic painting, the viewer is given a tool that he can use to consciously begin and explore the journey to his soul. You are anchor and  Reminder at the same time.


This approach for the viewer of the pictures should go beyond the usually usual connection between the feelings of the artist and the emotions that it evokes in the observer ...

The 5 symphonic principles:


Painterly expression of the description of a piece of wisdom, a quote, a metaphor, allegory or a saying etc.


2 painting techniques, e.g. brush strokes combined with sponge technique, scratch technique combined with spatula technique, etc.


Color choice according to the yin-yang principle


2 different materials e.g. acrylic paints combined with oil paints etc.


Overall appearance of harmony

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