NATURE, SCIENCE AND HISTORY
Passionate about drawing, nature, science and history, Steeven Salvat creates artworks with a hatching technique, using black ink, Rotring pens, a lot of lines and hundreds of hours. Inspired by the work of masters like Albrecht Dürer, Gustave Doré, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Molitz and Moebius, he pays close attention to technique and details. His favorite tool, the Rotring pen, allows him to obtain a rendering close to engraving but always with a touch of modernity. A meticulous and delicate work that praises the passing of time, where each line acts as a count.
Steeven Salvat’s subjects highlight the duality, especially between nature and mechanics, in works that remind naturalist engravings of the 18th century. The animals to which he gives life, line after line, interact with unique objects, pieces of gold and silver, ancient works of art...
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