Portfolio Gallery of classical Paintings
and Painting in Dietro aria technique
A brief introduction to my artistic portfolio:
I have now been working as an art painter for over 20 years. I have completed an education in architecture with painting at the University in Vienna, but I have developed and acquired the art of painting mainly by myself. Many things can be learned or acquired through a good teacher - some knowledge, however, can only be gained through one's own attempts and their failure.
Only through constant experimentation and development of technique, vision and style can mastery be achieved. Therefore, I see myself as a painter on the beginning to mastery in the old tradition.
Not least because of this I have kept from original abstract works and these techniques complete distance, because in my opinion it has nothing to do with skill or true art. Of course, one can be divided opinion about it, and this is also good and right so. In any case, with me you will find only paintings that are committed to the traditional approach.
In the last years I have therefore concentrated more on the old master technique and in particular the renaissance painting - and found or invented my own new technique, which I call Dietro Aria. Therefore, most of the newer paintings shown here are painted in my new style "Dietro Aria". It is a kind of sfumato technique that I invented in the last years. I hope you like my paintings and of course I am open to commission work.
Dietro aria is a special layering technique combined with a secret oil formula that I invented after studying the techniques of old masters, especially Leonardo da Vinci's sfumto technique, which does not use solvents. I have found that the mastery of the so-called old masters lies in knowing what to do and how to do it - and not so much in chemistry as many people, even art experts, believe. Sometimes simplicity is the most complex thing to figure out.
Stàn Bert Singer is a classical Art painter, specialized in old masters technique and does Portrait Commissions as well as nude paintings and art replicas.
All the best and God's blessing