Contemporary artist specializing in full spectrum painting, mural, animation and digital hybrid art.

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The desert painting which began as a sketch on a piece of paper scrap from a friend which transformed into a vast, panoramic dreamtime Dali-esque, desert scene, footsteps disappear into the dune landscape, and not too far in the distant horizon a desert oasis mirage, dream or reality, the desert painting has been quite the pilgrimage, creative explorations to be continued…

Stages in desert painting, one early rendering, perhaps a loose blueprint and the last a near completed painting.


and a special message from Mahaloness, violence is not the answer. That is all for now.

Author: hälts

Mahaloness is an art blog documenting the inner spirit and artist journey of Shane Haltman, also referred to as 'hälts'. He lives, breathes and makes art in Canada. Hälts often travels to remote and exotic locations to produce community spirit murals and paintings using available materials. He is unconventional in his approach to art and chooses unique projects and sometimes they choose him. He is known for guerrilla lawn art shows, painting helmet art for a Canadian Olympic Athlete, and once painted a magic bus out of this world. Mostly he is human as anyone else, however very driven and disciplined with respect to his artistic practice. He has experience working with the bereaved and helping people who are experiencing, or who have experienced trauma in their lives. He also enjoys working with the youth and passing on his wisdom, usually in the form of art jams. Hälts is a full spectrum artist, living and breathing art, as a daily practice, in this mixed up beautiful world.

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