Garr

Garr is a digital artist living in México.

His digital art works are designed to simulate traditional acrylic and watercolour works, and are printed on stretched art canvas or watercolour paper.

His art is created entirely on a computer, using multiple software tools, as well as specialised digital painting techniques developed exclusively by Garr.

Garr has always been a storyteller. At a young age, Garr would often be asked by a group of neighbourhood children to, “Tell us a story…” He has embraced his creativity throughout his life.

Garr started dabbling in oil paint in his late teens. He later turned his hand to collage. One of his works was aggressively sought after by a collector — Garr refused to sell (a decision he would later regret).

His latest passion is surrealism. Perhaps because of his unusual thought processes, and perhaps inspiration from his two favourite painters, Salvador Dali and Hieronymus Bosch (although not a surrealist, in Garr’s opinion, his later work conveys a surrealist sensibility – well before its time). He has also been influenced by René Magritte, Max Ernst, Yves Tanguy, and another artist who called México home, Leonora Carrington.

Living in México has also inspired him to introduce elements of Mexican mythology, as well as scenes of Mexican living (non-surrealist), into his portfolio of digital art.

Visit Garr’s website: ArtByGarr.com, and his facebook page: ArtByGarr.

To contact Garr directly, please use our Contact Form. In your message, be sure to mention his name.

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