Photograph of Artist GUY OCTAAF MOREAUX
GUY OCTAAF MOREAUX
Brussels, - Belgium



Original Artworks (61)

Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Samburu, 2018, Original Mixed Media, 200 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 Samburu is a wonderful gamepark in central northern Kenya.  Besides the animals which are different than in other better known parks in Kenya, it has a beautiful landscape which I tried to render here.Painted and drawn on linen canvas. ...
Guy Octaaf Moreaux
Original Mixed Media, 2018
200 x 100 cm (78.7 x 39.4 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Masai Man 1, 2018, Original Painting Oil, 40 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 Oil paint on canvasboard...
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Original Oil Painting, 2018
40 x 40 cm (15.7 x 15.7 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Masai Mother And Child, 2018, Original Pastel Oil, 40 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 Oil pastel on canvasboard. ...
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Original Oil Pastel, 2018
40 x 40 cm (15.7 x 15.7 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Masai Woman 1, 2018, Original Pastel Oil, 30 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 The Masai people have symbolized Kenya for a long time.  They hold on to their cultural traditions more probably than the other Kenian tribes. ...
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Original Oil Pastel, 2018
30 x 40 cm (11.8 x 15.7 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Spoonbil Lake Nakuru, 2018, Original Painting Acrylic, 59.5 x 30 cm. Artwork description: 241 Nakuru Lake National Park in Kenya, a beautiful spot with rhino s, flamingos etc. . . . the spoonbill has a funny walk as it searches for food in the water turning its bill form one side to the other.Canvas on board.  Acrylic paint and charcoal. ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2018
59.5 x 30 cm (23.4 x 11.8 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Langtang Nepal, 2016, Original Drawing Charcoal, 100 x 50 cm. Artwork description: 241 Langtang, the impressive mountains of the Himalayas. Nature looks so romantic and peacefully beautiful but ithidesdangerous aspects which we, the humans, do not see or want to see. These mountains are linked to the drama which unfolded there, 6 days after I had left Nepal. Following the ...
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Original Charcoal Drawing, 2016
100 x 50 cm (39.4 x 19.7 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Early Autumn In Limburg, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 40 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241 Acrylic and carbon on linen.Nature keeps inspiring me. Limburg province has a sand- rich soil which gives a variety of treespines are mixed in with others. ...
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Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
40 x 40 cm (15.7 x 15.7 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Flanders Fields, 2017, Original Painting Oil, 150 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 A theme that has been painted many times by flemish painters. These fields are in my mind since childhood, they are so representative of the flemish landscape. Fields which have been labored for so many centuries, which have been battlefields many times though we tend to think ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2017
150 x 100 cm (59.1 x 39.4 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Les Fagnes In Winter, 2015, Original Drawing Charcoal, 97 x 146 cm. Artwork description: 241  Les Fagnes is a high plateau in eastern Belgium, a very big nature reserve where I love to do cross country skying. The leaden snow filled sky with the pure white snow on the ground, the silence. . . a wonderful memory. I wish I could write a haiku ...
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Original Charcoal Drawing, 2015
97 x 146 cm (38.2 x 57.5 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; September In Blankenberge, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 120 x 80 cm. Artwork description: 241  The North Sea is rough. This is the beach I grew up on, but I remember especially the sunny days. Oil painting on stretched canvas. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2014
120 x 80 cm (47.2 x 31.5 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Nahuel Huapi 2, 2015, Original Drawing Charcoal, 160 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241  Nahuel Huapi is a wonderful lake in Patagonia close to the chilean border. I made a trek there from refuge to refuge, what an experience, so much unspoiled nature.Acrylic paint, charcoal and oil pastels. ...
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Original Charcoal Drawing, 2015
160 x 100 cm (63.0 x 39.4 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Fall 2014, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 100 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241  Always amazed and enthralled by the fall colors ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2014
100 x 100 cm (39.4 x 39.4 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Nahuel Huapi 1, 2015, Original Painting Oil, 60 x 40 cm. Artwork description: 241  Nahuel Huapi is a wonderful lake in Patagonia close to the chilean border. A made a trek there in the mountains from refuge to refuge, WHAT AN INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2015
60 x 40 cm (23.6 x 15.7 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Sunset 2, 2014, Original Painting Oil, 140 x 140 cm.
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Original Oil Painting, 2014
140 x 140 cm (55.1 x 55.1 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Pastorale, 2013, Original Painting Oil, 100 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241  A mix of abstract with realism, watercolor paint with oilpaint. ...
Guy Octaaf Moreaux
Original Oil Painting, 2013
100 x 100 cm (39.4 x 39.4 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Pines In The Evening In H..., 2014, Original Painting Oil, 95 x 60 cm.
Guy Octaaf Moreaux
Original Oil Painting, 2014
95 x 60 cm (37.4 x 23.6 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Lake In Limburg, 2011, Original Painting Oil, 100 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241 The explosion of colors in Limburg, eastern province of Belgium, where a sometimes sandy soil allows a wide variety of trees to grow. This province has many forests. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2011
100 x 100 cm (39.4 x 39.4 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Fall Colors Blooming In L..., 2011, Original Painting Oil, 100 x 100 cm. Artwork description: 241  The explosion of colors in Limburg, eastern province of Belgium, where a sometimes sandy soil allows a wide variety of trees to grow. This province has many forests. ...
Guy Octaaf Moreaux
Original Oil Painting, 2011
100 x 100 cm (39.4 x 39.4 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; White Heron, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 90 x 143 cm. Artwork description: 241  Unknown Japanese poet wrote this senryu, translated to Dutch by J van Toren.Such a white heronHe steps as if the waterDirties his legs ...
Guy Octaaf Moreaux
Original Oil Painting, 2009
90 x 143 cm (35.4 x 56.3 inches)
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Guy Octaaf Moreaux; Startled By Headlights, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 150 x 80 cm. Artwork description: 241  A couple of ducks startled by headlights in the middle of the night.  Ebro delta in Spain.  We frighten the animals with our artificial lights. ...
Guy Octaaf Moreaux
Original Oil Painting, 2009
150 x 80 cm (59.1 x 31.5 inches)
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Artist Statement

A painter is a collector, he makes his own collection Un peintre es un collectioneur, il fait sa propre collection Un pintor es un coleccionista, hace su propria coleccion Pablo Picasso. Having lived in North and South America and in northern and southern Europe, I picked up bits of cultures all over. During my stay in California I first came into contact with asian art and philosophy which would leave a lasting mark on me. The influence from Asia was reinforced in Argentina where I took classes of japanese painting with Cristina Ishikawa. Except for these classes and some drawing classes I am an autodidact. The most gratifying moments in painting are those when all of a sudden you get a kick out of an accident, something not planned which fits the painting just perfectly. The intuition is at work and surprises the rational mind. Sometimes the painting overtakes your will and dictates colors, forms or nuances which were never thought of. Living in Kenya now for a number of years, I want to paint all these new impressions I am facing....