Something Lost, Something New: Interview with Painter Maya Kulenovic
The Extraordinary Time of Jay Parnell
David Jon Kassan: Painting a Different Kind of Beautiful
The Inexplicable Paintings of Rafel Bestard
Little Deaths: Spain’s Miguel Angel Moya Paints Creatures Under Glass
ASTROBLAST: How Citizen Science is Increasing Our Understanding Of the Universe
Making A Difference: Community Visionaries
Just Be Yourself, You Are Wonderful: Modern Fresco Painter Ali Cavanaugh On Finding Forgiveness and Freedom
We Were All Women in the Womb: Icelandic Drag Performers On Feminism and Free Expression
Handsome Devils: Alessandro Tomassetti on Painting the Sensual Man
“Beauty Is Not Perfection, It Is Sublimating the Imperfect”: Interview with Helene Delmaire, France
For Beauty’s Sake: Interview with Croatian-American Figurative Painter Stanka Kordic
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Just over eight years ago I launched Combustus on-line arts and literary magazine. My dream: to create a unique vehicle for artists and visionaries from all genres and all over the globe to inspire and learn from one another.

Deanna Phoenix Selene
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Artist Update: Martin Wittfooth, Contemporary Oil Painter, Brooklyn, New York

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Creating in Community

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Handsome Devils: Alessandro Tomassetti on Painting the Sensual Man

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Aron Wiesenfeld, Narrative Painter: Don’t Look Now, But We’re No Longer On Solid Ground

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