Golden Water | 40 x 50 cm | acrylic on canvas | 2021 | sold
Shimmering gold waves ripple in the evening sunlight. The colorful light spectacle reflects the artist’s fundamental positivity and optimistic philosophy of life. The colorful twilight phenomenon accompanied by the animal sound orchestra, where the evening glow transforms the shallow water of the still lake into an impressive natural spectacle, is captured in this composition. “Golden Water” reflects the artist’s emotions that he perceived in himself while contemplating this golden phenomenon. The shimmering pale gold that gently coats the canvas is perfectly showcased in different light conditions. “Golden Water” can be seen as a harmonious, emotional interplay of individual color accents.
Golden Flame | 100 x 120 cm | acrylic on canvas | 2021 | sold
The flame of life burns fiery-emotionally in us and warms the heart with a powerful passion, which first spreads inside and is reflected in the next moment in our external environment. Shimmering gold and shining, this same flame dances in the eye of every beholder. The individual shades, which depict the diversity and the entire wonderful spectrum of our being, may vary depending on the mood – change, adapt. Meanwhile, as a recipient, you are carried away by a soulful, colorful explosion that represents the beginning of a profound journey whose purpose rests in itself and whose end is to be found in your own roots. The dynamic, multi-layered composition resonates in the heart, reflecting the diversity of one’s own colorful emotional life inherent in “Golden Flame” in particular and life in general.
Heroes Profile | 50 x 60 cm | acrylic on canvas | 2020 | sold
Schwien loves to take experimental paths to artistic development. Never standing still and taking on new challenges without fear is in his nature. This is the only way to grow as a person – as an artist. You shouldn’t feed your mind with statements like “I can’t do that!” or “It won’t work anyway.” If you take athletic heroes like Michael Phelps, Serena Williams, Arnold Schwarzenegger or Usain Bolt, you won’t find their vocabulary “I can’t”. You can achieve anything if you just believe in it and work hard on yourself. “Heroes Profile” is dedicated to the heroes among us who don’t let themselves be constricted, who believe in their dreams and do everything to achieve them. It is a painting for the out-of-the-box thinkers who inspire us with their deeds and show us that it is worth striving for the extraordinary.
Gold Rush | 50 x 60 cm | acrylic on canvas | 2020 | sold
True champions are surrounded by an aura. This aura radiates to their surroundings. Champions shine and glow. It is their achievements that motivate us, that drive us, that spur us on to do our best. Exceptional athletes inspire us. They show us that nothing in life is impossible. “Gold Rush” taps into the true greatness of athletic legends. The flow of powerful energies in this painting inspires us to become aware of our strength and engage in the rush of vibrancy. This artwork is one source of inspiration. Let yourself be carried away by the motivation. Use your full potential.
Golden Future | 50 x 60 cm | acrylic on canvas | 2021 | sold
The golden future begins now! This work of art can be understood as an emotional plea. Every precious second of the day should be enjoyed to the fullest. Why compromise and throw yourself into the colorful life only half-heartedly? “Golden Future” is a tribute to the wild vitality of all those who know that one should not drive with the handbrake on. The colorful radiance of this painting inspires, touches and animates. Not only the artist at the moment of creation, but also the viewer at the moment of experience is kissed by the muse. At the time of creation, everything is infinite. Therefore, the golden future begins now.
Shooting Star | 50 x 60 cm | acrylic on canvas | 2020 | sold
True champions are surrounded by an aura. This aura radiates to their surroundings. Champions shine and glow. It is their achievements that motivate us, that drive us, that spur us on to do our best. Exceptional athletes inspire us. They show us that nothing in life is impossible. “Shooting Star” taps into the true greatness of athletic legends. The flow of powerful energies in this painting inspires us to become aware of our strength and engage in the rush of vibrancy. This artwork is one source of inspiration. Let yourself be carried away by the motivation. Use your full potential. “Think gold and never settle for silver.”
Panta rhei | 80 x 120 cm | acrylic on canvas | 2019 | sold
Swimming in the flow of life and being constantly in motion is a central theme that Schwien repeatedly addresses in the context of his artistic activity. Heraklit’s basic philosophical ideas meet the painter on various paths – do not let him go. The flowing transitions, gently curved gradients and the harmonious coloring have a calming effect on the viewer. The painting resembles a golden body of water, whose liveliness permanently captivates us. “Panta rhei” – everything flows. At the same time, the composition motivates us to leave the safe harbor and plunge into the rushing tides of life. Outside our comfort zone, the stories are written that will one day become legend. “Panta rhei” is the golden calm in the eye of the storm. Every change in your life takes a new exciting chapter. This painting can become your personal companion. Let it flow!
Rocketman | 100 x 100 cm | acrylic on canvas | 2020 | sold
It is better to aim high and miss than to aim low and hit! Enthusiasm, joy and commitment. The vibrant energies in Schwien’s art come from his pure enthusiasm for painting. What is your passion? Schwien wants to engage the viewer and inspire them to devote themselves to their passions with enthusiasm. “Rocketman” radiates with passion and enthusiasm. Legends like Elton John or Freddie Mercury never lost sight of their dream. They set their sights high and didn’t settle for the ordinary. They showed all the doubters and nay-sayers that it pays to stand by yourself and your dreams. A dream is just a dream – until you decide to make it happen! “Rocketman” supports you in pursuing your true passion. The painting motivates you. Day by day. Be the astronaut of your own life and take off!