Nalin DeSilva

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Gender MALE
Industry Advertising
Occupation Art director
Location Los Angeles, California, United States
Introduction I'm an artist living in Los Angeles. I paint in oils, mainly portraiture. I've always been painting figures, for as long as I can remember.
Interests Lucien Freud, Tai-Shan Schierenberg, Rembrandt, Jenny Saville, screenplays, Robert Ervin Howard, Alexander Dumas, Pablo Cuehlo, Alice Walker, Marilyn Manson, NIN, This Mortal Coil, carpentry, unprimed canvas, clean design, Jaguar MK II, coffee, swords and antique weapons, hog hair brushes, oil paint (consistency and smell, and feel/touch), hard woods like teak, wood working tools, 70's porn, 60's and 70's comics, golf, Mizuno irons, Converse, architecture, rain forests, ancient civilizations, travel, food, sex, Chuck Close, bread pudding, cooking, insects, gardening, cigars, cooking.
Favorite Movies Braveheart, Apocolypto, District 9, The Terminator, Alien, Aliens, Not Another Teen Movie, Greasers Palace, The Iron Giant, Ratatouille, Casino, Good Fellas, The Godfather 1 and 2, Man on Fire, Heavy Metal, Dirty Harry series, Million Dollar Baby, Unforgiven, The Outlaw Josey Wales, Quills, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Sin City, The Matrix, The Silence of the Lambs, Shaka Zulu (mini-series), The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, The Shining, The Blairwitch Project, The Exorcist, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (with Jessica Biel, and any movie where she's naked), Kill Bill, Underworld, Frankenstein (DeNiro).
Favorite Music Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, Led Zepplin, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, Stones, Blue Oyster Cult, Blues (Lead Belly, Robert Johnson, Howling Wolf, Lightning Slim, Lightning Hopkins, etc), Eric Clapton, Alanis Morrisette, Biggie, 50 Cent, JayZ, Queen, This Mortal Coil, Pearl Jam, U2, and other random songs.
Favorite Books Soul Catcher, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Handmaiden's Tale, The Alchemist, all Steinbeck, certain Robert Ervin Howard, Jaws, The Edge of The Coast, The Jungle, Bastard out of Carolina, The Dancers At The End of Time, certain Rabindranath Tagore, certain Alice Walker.