FROM INK TO OIL: Tor Nielsens ambition of transferring ideas from drawing into painting continues with another successful experiment. In this painting Tor revisits favourite topics from his time studying Philosophy.
Tor the Philosopher. Tor the Artist. Tor the Dude.
In this Interview by his personal friend Laura, we learn more about Tors outsider background. And why is he such a great fan of Techno?
Tradition meets abstraction. Perspective meets 2d flatness. History meets the present. Renaissance and Modernity. Tor Nielsen uncovered this powerfully expressive idea during recent doodling. More to come!
FROM INK TO OIL: Tor Nielsen taking the first steps towards transferring his drawing skills into oil painting. This first painting is about human history.
TOR: “When I painted this I felt a connection to my ancestors”.
Tor Nielsen expressing a more soft emotion and showing talent for calculated and planned compositions. TOR: “I am really proud of this one. Imagine if I one day can execute such a work but in oil paint. That would really be something!”.
As a child Tor Nielsen was obsessed with cartoons. Especially the Danish Comic Book genius, Claus Deleuran, was a big influence. He inspired Tor to start drawing comics on his own.