Rosamar Amigo McMillan
Mediums: oil, acrylic, mix media
Styles: fables, fantasy, theatrical, imaginative art
Favorite Quote: Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life. (Oscar Wilde)
Favorite Books: Stalking Spirits, A Tree Story
Favorite Movie: anything Drama
I have been exposed to the arts for as long as I can remember. With a unique eye for color, I create color-inspired, eclectic, upbeat paintings.
It motivates and inspires me when I get a huge response from people from all walks of life. Being an artist allows me the unique opportunity to be creative everyday. I love what I do and I am passionate about it! Art is a verse of my soul.
Can you tell us about your first experience with art?
I went to an Art show, saw and fell in love with a beautiful mermaid oil painting. It was so beautiful, I was so inspired by it, I went out the next day, bought a few supplies, created my first mermaid painting... the rest is history.
What music do you like to have playing in the background while painting?
I like soft Jazz
Do you have a day job other than art?
Full wife - lol
Is there something you would like to convey to viewers through your art?
Expressions of beauty of our surroundings.
Can you explain your process of creation?
I sketch, paint, paint. Sometimes it takes me a few days, sometimes a week, it depends.
What are your inspirations?
Anything... but everything!
Have you had exhibitions of your art?
I had several locally in Claremont, California
Have you sold any artworks?
Yes, I sold over 20 artwork in the last few years. Through my exhibitions.
What do you do to promote artworks online?
Through Facebook, Twitter, friends
Oh there's a few!
Can you tell us something interesting from your life?
My husband and I travel a lot to Asia, Europe, and around USA. I love to visit museums, interesting places where you find lots of Art.... art... art! And that's where I gather my inspiration.
Not only do I paint, I'm also an author of 2 published artbooks:
Stalking Spirits, A Tree Story : Rosamar Amigo McMillan
Realm of the Dryads, Heroes & Legends
“Stalking Spirits, A Tree Story:
Stalking Spirits, A Tree Story is a colorful collection of characters in art form depicted from Shakespeare's Play. It's all about mortals and enchanting creatures dealing with life, adventures, tragedies, and love in many varied forms.”
Realm of the Dryads, Heroes & Legends:
A Large Hardcover Art Book and Illustrations of the many shapes and forms of found wood in
various regions of the World, Incorporated into beautiful works of art.
The Art is then transformed into characters depicted from the Greek Mythology.
If you could live your life over again, would there be anything you would do differently?
Perhaps meet a few fascinating artists of that era.... and paint!
Do you have future plans for your art career?
Find a way to exhibit 400+ paintings I created, and get tons of exposure!!
Would you like to give some good advice for emerging artists?
They say....practice makes perfect! Keep on creating!
Rosamar Amigo McMillan - An Artist Voice