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  • Manchester United

    Here is another piece entitled Manchester United trying a different idea with the abstract shapes, which was a good experiment to see how those dueling 45 angles work together. This is just a mock-up, nothing official for the team. I also designed a cd cover for The Kinks ‘Arthur’ album. Both of these were fun…

  • Stockholm 2008

      I’ve been trying hard over the past two weeks to explore this new run of artwork, which spring-boarded from a previous piece. Adding a few more design elements unexpectedly threw my work into a new direction, which is interesting because my experience in working with something abstract is very low. I’ve been researching designers…

  • Omringen and De Aanleggen ’08

    This one, entitled Omringen uses symmetry to get a bit of a different composition. I’m having a good time using these shapes to convey different compositions and aesthetics as I work on them. This is essentially one shape duplicated at different sizes, and overlapping groups on top of one another to create different shades of…

  • Oplossing

    I continued my abstract experimentation last night using a similar color palette as before, and created Oplossing. By overlapping the shapes and setting the top layers to Color Burn, I unlocked a new range of bold colors to work with. The shapes are essentially the same oranges and blues I used before but I let…

  • 72 Eindelijk Dynamo: reprise

    Last night I saw down at my computer with the intention of exploring a few of the design themes from my previous work, while incorporating the typical elements that have showed up in my work for the past few months. The art always takes on a life of it’s own as I proceed due to…

  • 72 Eindelijk Dynamo

    I’ve recently wanted a bit of a change from the skull composites I’ve been doing. The new one, called 72 Eindelijk Dynamo is the result of looking into Georges Braque, Piet Mondrian, Mark Rothko and a bit of analytical cubism by Picasso. I wanted a fresher style that took on the kind of science abstract…

  • Anew: 24″ x 36″

    Here is the fourth piece at 24″ x 36″ using one of the images from Sarah’s photoshoot, entitled Anew. I have a very hard time trying to solidify this one, I think due to the color choice. I became very stubborn about keeping the color palette toward the blue end of things, rather then leaning…

  • Inspiration: Alex Grey

    Alex Grey is a more recent discovery of mine that came with the CD design he created for Tool’s Lateralus (pictured here). Upon purchase of the cd I was stunned by the intricacy of his artwork and remaining faithful to the human anatomy. Not only does he show what is beneath our skin, but he…

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