isabelle scheltjens

Isabelle SCHELTJENS
  • biography
Isabelle Scheltjens had been interested in art since she was young. She studied at SISA, the Antwerp City Institute for Decorative Arts and Crafts. The magnificent glass design of her husband Dirk Neefs inspired Isabelle to work with the same material. It took years of intense practicing and juxtaposing countless of pieces of coloured glass to refine her method and truly master the colour theory. She developed a unique glass-fusing technique, whereby pieces of glass in different colours, sizes and textures are melted together at approximately 800°C. The colourful pieces of glass are like the dots of paint used by the pointillists: forming an abstract image up close, yet a dramatic and precise portrait from a distance.

Isabelle achieves striking optical effects with her technique: she captures the dance of light and colour in a way that a photograph transforms it into a black & white or sometimes a colourful portrait - the fascinating result of a process that relies on the perceptive ability of the eye and mind of the viewer.

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Zoom Ebba

Ebba

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

60" x 45" (152cm x 114cm) available
Zoom Woppi

Woppi

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

55" x 41" (140cm x 105cm) available
Zoom Yipe

Yipe

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

52" x 40" (133cm x 101cm) available
Zoom UBUNTU

UBUNTU

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

51" x 41" (130cm x 105cm) available
Zoom Marilyn Monroe, 2020

Marilyn Monroe, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

60" x 45" (152cm x 114cm) available
Zoom Sweet Angel, 2020

Sweet Angel, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

65" x 49" (166cm x 125cm) available
Zoom Evanthe, 2020

Evanthe, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

70" x 53" (177cm x 135cm) available
Zoom Spark, 2020

Spark, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

60" x 45" (152cm x 114cm) available
Zoom Jazz, 2020

Jazz, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

52" x 40" (133cm x 101cm) available
Zoom Born in Brussels, 2020

Born in Brussels, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

60" x 45" (152cm x 114cm) available
Zoom Ani, 2020

Ani, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

65" x 49" (166cm x 125cm) available
Zoom The Pop Master, 2020

The Pop Master, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

60" x 45" (152cm x 114cm) available
Zoom Kallista, 2020

Kallista, 2020

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

60" x 45" (152cm x 114cm) available
Zoom Here in my head, 2021

Here in my head, 2021

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

41" x 31" (105cm x 80cm) available
Zoom Drink Sangria in The Park, 2021

Drink Sangria in The Park, 2021

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

60" x 45" (152cm x 114cm) available
Zoom Ceci n'est pas un Magritte, 2021

Ceci n'est pas un Magritte, 2021

Mixed media - One of a kind original artwork

55" x 41" (140cm x 105cm) available

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