From the archives – a few Passions
His topics were simple observations of mankind in mundane scenarios,
humble people in humble activity, without commentary, without criticism, just with sheer delight in their being.
Casual observations about his life at work and around the local area in Thomastown and the workplace: engineers, the boss, the regular white collared Aussie, and occasionally a trip to the beach
A wonderful source of illustrative concerns
He would take the sheets of paper into the bathroom and run the tap over them, dampening enough to be be wet without dripping. He then applied India Ink in a most evocative way
“Since 1870, the Victorian Artists Society has been home to the avant-garde. A place of learning where the masters of tomorrow hone their skills”, so the accolade goes. Viktoras went often to the Society in East Melbourne to attend Life Drawing sessions
Working with Languages
Translating from ancient Persian to Hungarian, from Ancient Greek to Lithuanian, English to Polish, Viktoras would take his translations and begin to illustrate them, adding textures and collages to their words.
- Translations from “Sapho” the Greek poet
- Poems from the Hungarian master poet,
- Collections of letters to friends