Creating a Landscape: Interview with Dion Macellari (a Grosh artist)

Creating a Landscape: Interview with Dion Macellari (a Grosh artist)

Jan 18, 2012

Dion started painting for Grosh Backdrops and Drapery, under Superior Backings in 1995…  

Dion sighs, “I feel really fortunate to have been able to hone my skills and learn on the job here, because I started young.”

What is your first thought when tasked with the job of creating a painted landscape? From where do you draw inspiration – from a combination of images and memories or is the image usually provided for you?

   Sometimes a reference is provided or other times I will do some research to find a reference first… maybe a collage of photos… – For “Flower Garden” (S3079), I looked at different images of gardens and pieced them together.

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