“Since I started painting I have always tried to represent things as real as I can.. In fact is that for me it is very difficult to do the opposite.”
“I greatly enjoy the challenge of reproducing the skin tones with natural light and the nuances it gives us, particularly in very bright environments. I like to keep the simplicity in the pieces since I believe that the excesses make us poorer than rich.”
Omar Ortiz is born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico in 1977, where he still resides.
It arouses a great interest by the drawing and the illustration from an early age.
He graduated in Design for Graphic Communication, where he learns to work with different techniques such as drawing, pastel, charcoal, watercolor, acrylic, and airbrushing.
When he finished his studies of Graphic Design, he decided to dedicate himself to the world of painting.
In the year 2002 he studied his first classes of Oleo with the painter Carmen Alarcón to which he considers his main teacher of Plastic Arts. Currently he paints the Oil as the most noble technique.
A Hyperrealism – is minimalistic approach where the human figure predominates, backgrounds are full of texture and a magic set of fabrics, characterize his work.