Posts Tagged ‘animation’

Artist of the moment……Mehdi Ghadyanloo

 

 

 

Mehdi Ghadyanloo is an contemporary Iranian street artist renown his Op Art style. Mehdi Ghadyanloo was born in Karaj, Iran in the year 1981.

Ghadyanloo worked as a farmer before attending college at the University of Tehran where he studied painting. The artist went on to earn a masters degree in animation from Tarbiat Modares University.

Below a wonderful montage of works by the artist including many before and after shots of his painting surface:

Over his career Ghadyanloo has painted more than 100 murals around Tehran. The artist uses street art to make his city beautiful. He adds color to the grays of everyday life. In this clip we view many of the artist’s mural works:

The artist had his first solo exhibition in London, England in 2015.

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Ghadyanloo has a wonderful sense of design. The artist uses a great mix of organic and geometric shapes that really make his work grab the viewer’s eye.

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Artist of the moment………Robert Proch

 

Robert Proch is a contemporary artist renown for his Futurist depictions of the human figure. Robert Proch was born in Bydgoszcz, Poland in the year 1986. Proch works as a painter, printmaker, animator, and muralist.

Proch studied animation at the Academy of Arts located in Poznan, Poland (The nations fifth largest city). The artist is still based out of Poznan, Poland.

The artist began writing graffiti in the streets whilst he was a teenager.

A few artists that inspire Robert Proch include street artist Sat One, Francis Bacon, and Monet.

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Below a time lapse video of a mural painted by Robert Proch:

Proch works mainly with acrylic paint.

Here we visit the OpenSpace Gallery located in Paris, France for a show featuring Robert Proch that took place in 2013:

 

Proch has incredible design and draftsmanship skills. His style is a blend of wonderfully drawn faces and figures from unique viewpoints that give them a Japanese animation feel.

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Artist of the moment………Street Art Collective Broken Fingaz

 

 

Broken Fingaz is a street artist collective from Israel. The collective consists of four members named Tant, Deso, Kip, and Unga. As a group they have completed many illustrative assignments including music album covers, murals, fashion design, and even animation.

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Broken Fingaz draws inspiration from tatoos, the skateboard culture, and also from comic books.

In this clip we view something new on the street art scene, animated street art! A wonderful clip showing the works of Broken Fingaz if they were able to move and to be brought to life:

The group is based out of Haifa, Israel.

Works of the group are part of the collection of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

In this clip more great animated works by Broken Fingaz:

What a great team of artists! If you like this style of street art be sure and check out my article on Barry McGee, who has a very similar style.

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Artist of the moment…….Brittney Lee

 

 

Brittney Lee is a wonderful artist working with paint and also collage. Brittney Lee has worked for the animation giant Pixar and is renown for her wonderful character development skills. Lee attended the Rochester Institute of Technology where she studied animation and film.

She has worked as a free lancer and designer for other companies including the Leapfrog children’s education company.

Lee worked on Disney’s hit “Frozen.” She also has created books to go along with the movie.

In this clip we view an original work that is a made of paint and paper collage. Its great to see the piece dimensionality through a camera lens from different angles rather than just a straight one time image:

As a cut paper enthusiast this is one of my favorite clips that is just as exciting as watching Matisse work on a papercut. Here we view Brittney Lee in action as she cuts a wonderful piece of art:

Price range information: Works range from $12 and up for prints on the http://www.Etsy.com website for Brittney Lee. Gallery originals such as the work shown the clip, Pretty in Pink, a work done with paint and collage, cost $500.

What an outstanding artist and style!

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