Interview between the Outdoor Paintings with Anouk van Schie and Carlo Arkestijn
Carlo's TV camera.
Anouk : "Something what really belongs in Lifestyle is, of course, a painting so you can style your interior to wonderful. Now you wonder why we are Outdoors here. Silvana, i'm glad you can tell me all about that, because why did you choose for painting Outdoor paintings ?"
Silvana : "Well Anouk, some years ago the Outdoor Lounge- and Dining Furnitures were introduced and i thougt that it would be nice to create real, handpainted, weatherproof paintings to complete the furnitures and i started to test materials."
A. :"Yes, because the most important issue is, are they really weatherproof ?"
S. : "Yes Anouk, i've got several paintings for a long time hanging here in my garden. In a Winter the temperature in my garden had a degree of - 17 Celsius. A layer of ice and frost covered the paintings and i had a dilemma what to do. I decided to let the paintings where they were ( the ultimate test of Nature ) and wait what would happen. After the ice was melted the paintings showed brand new, without any damage."
A. : "And you've painted different collections ?"
S. : "There are Tulips, Blossoms, Orchids, Roses, Red Roses, actually all kind of Flowers."
A. : "When i look around i see various paintings, but i think t h a t 's a real exceptional design."
S. : "In this design i assimilated some parts of mirror, so one can see the weather condition of the moment reflected in the mirrors who are attached on the painted flowers. Rain, snow etc. will be showed in the mirrors. There are also several other exceptional designs like the adapted paintings for roofed over terraces and verandah's. These painting designs have a roof."
A. : "There's much diversity. We are surrounded by Art and Colours. Want that too ? Make a choice for YOUR garden."