One Man One Dream Haydn Englander Porter
Haydn Englander Porter is an Australian artist, who has been painting for more than 25 years. He is a self-taught artist who started painting at the age of 17.
He has been influenced by the work of artists such as Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Pablo Picasso.
In his paintings, Haydn often uses vibrant colours and bold brushstrokes to create a sense of movement. He explores the idea that everyone is their own hero and that they should only try to be the best version of themselves, not someone else.
His works have been exhibited in various galleries and museums in Australia, and Europe.
Haydn loves to paint a collection of paintings and drawings and is the result of Porter’s one-man, one-dream journey that started in 2009.
The artist wanted to explore the world and capture it in his own words through his art. His series of works is a collection of his journey from 2009 to 2017, which includes oil paintings and drawings.
The inspiration behind the Tree’s Collection
Big Bold and inspirational, It doesn’t need to follow up or comment because it says what it needs to say.
The meaning behind this collection is a little more inspiring,
Symbolism is often tied to trees, where they usually represent something as simple as life and wisdom or as complex and deep-rooted as prosperity from myths and legends.
In the past, it was said that a person’s soul can’t find peace until it is reunited with its dead body’s tree. Tree of Life, then, is a metaphor for life.
The Tree of Life metaphor is very popular in history. It can be found in many mythical creatures, images & texts. It typically consists of a trunk with two or three branches sprouting from it, each branching into smaller ones.
“I love trying to capture the wilderness of a forest through my work,” says Haydn Porter. “There is so much natural beauty that it can tiresome for me to limit myself only to trees”.
Great writers inspire readers. There is something about their struggles, their triumphs, and their stories that many people find inspiring.
I want to provide the same kind of inspiration through art. I try to show the struggles and wins,
I would like to create artwork that is a point of discussion and interest.”
I envisioned the work as a tangible way to capture our sense of life, and how one might see it from the perspective of a bird flying over the horizon.
The scratchy cityscape I drew in pen & ink when I was 17.
I enlarged the original drawing, added a pen & ink as an embellishment, and made it with blue oil paint. It includes tiny details like the ‘Life Ball’ and is about Life.
The viewer can imagine themselves sitting in one of the windows and admiring the view. The painting is full of small details, and I wanted to bring them all together so that you, the viewer, felt like you were right there among the landscape.
While many people are looking for ways to find peace, others have found a little peace within themselves. A few minutes of relaxation can work wonders, and it is often found in artwork.
Artists can alter reality as they see fit, showing the beauty that can be found even in the worst of times.