Intriguing Illustrations

Intriguing Illustrations

Find below the pleasantly strange physical pieces done by various fine art mediums!

The Amazing Adventures of an Average American Woman

DETAILS: Year: 2013-2014 Medium: Graphite, Photoshop, Illustrator Style: Comic Art Influence: American Comic Art, Feminism Model:  “Archie Comics” DESCRIPTION: Much in the same way micro-aggressions continue racism, outdated social traditions like matrimony perpetuate an innately biased perspective. My piece deals with the insidious custom of women changing their last names to match men’s….

The Theme of High School Education

DETAILS: Year: 2013 Medium: Oil Pastel Style: Abstract Influence: Expressionism Model:  Jean-Michael Basquiat DESCRIPTION: This is a story of education through time. Starting from primary colors, young children are pure and bold in their exploration. Growing up, they are encouraged by their parents to pursue art and literature. Nuances in the complexities of understanding…

Self Portrait: Impressionism

DETAILS: Year: 2011-2012 Medium: Acrylic, Watercolor Style: Broken brush Influence: Impressionism Model: “Night Lights” by Leonid Afremov DESCRIPTION: I’d like to think of myself more an optimist rather than lover or a fighter. On rainy days, I keep my feet off the ground and away from puddles; I form my own sunshine when gloom…

Telltale Frameworks

DETAILS: Year: 2014 Medium: Ink, Photoshop Style: Landscape Realism Influence: Romanticism’s nature ideals Model: European city Photostock picture. DESCRIPTION: “Telltale Frameworks” challenges our misconception of civilization. While clock towers symbolize the passage of time, there is really no time-told achievement to be proud of: still the town appears ghostly and ominous, still the buildings…

Neoclass Is the New Class

DETAILS: Year: 2014 Medium: Graphite, Photoshop Style: Fashion Illustration Influence: Neoclassicism, Neoclassical fashion, summer clothing brands Model: Oscar de la Renta’s work DESCRIPTION: A friend once told me the Neoclassical era was the worst era to be born in as a stylist—all there was were plain, white gowns. I set out to prove her wrong….

Modern Vanitas I

DETAILS: Year: 2011-2012 Medium: Acrylic Style: Renaissance Art Influence: Renaissance, Vanitas Model: “Still Life with Bouquet and Skull” by Adriaen van Utrecht DESCRIPTION: One of my earlier pieces. Trying sfumato and chiaroscuro, I treated this piece more as a visual for what I learned in Art History rather than just a composition piece with…