Kemka Ajoku – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A selection of images by fashion and portrait photographer Kemka Ajoku. Born and raised in the UK, Ajoku splits his time between London and Lagos, Nigeria, where he is in the final year of his mechanical engineering degree. A visual storyteller, he explains that his photographic practice is focused on documenting the beauty of black culture—“redefining the way they are perceived in modern day society, one image at a time.” See more from Kemka Ajoku below! Source link

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“Between the Water & the Highway” by Photographer Tommy Keith

A meditation on the plant and animal life found in Southern Ontario by Canadian photographer Tommy Keith. “In Elford’s Garden” is an ongoing project made up of photos taken at public parks and recreational areas during the Summer of 2020. See more images below. Each week our members share their projects with us and we highlight our favs as Editors’ Picks. If you want to share your own work with us, you can learn more about becoming a member. Source link

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Meticulous Illustrations Document the Flora and Fauna Observed throughout the Devon Countryside

 Illustration #birds #drawing #insects #nature #plants September 28, 2020 Grace Ebert All images © Jo Brown, shared with permission Behind Jo Brown‘s home in Devon is a rich countryside complete with a wooded area and thick vegetation. For years, the United Kingdom-based illustrator documented the wildlife and plant species she encountered in her Nature Journal, a black Moleskine that now has been reproduced exactly in a forthcoming book, Secrets of a Devon Wood. Each page of Brown’s notebook contains a pen and colored pencil drawing that begins at the…

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Chrome Faces Protrude from Drippy, Graffiti Backdrops in Hyperrealistic Paintings by Artist Kip Omolade

 Art #chrome #hyperrealism #masks #painting #portraits September 28, 2020 Grace Ebert “Luxury Graffiti Kace I,” oil, spray paint and acrylic on canvas, 36 x 48 inches. All images © Kip Omolade, shared with permission Set on a graffitied backdrop, the chrome masks Kip Omolade (previously) paints appear to emerge from the canvas, jutting out from the vibrant display to confront the viewer. The Harlem-born artist layers dripping colors and typographic markings that contrast the smooth, gleaming faces protruding from the center for his new series Masks: Portraits of Times…

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Built From Rattan, A Sinuous Structure Houses a Yoga Sanctuary in Bangkok

 Design #architecture #yoga September 28, 2020 Grace Ebert All images © Enter Asia Projects To transform a 450-square-meter space into serene pods for yoga, Thai architecture studio Enter Projects Asia built an undulating structure of rattan. Harvested from the palms of Southeast Asia, the natural material lines the walls and encloses the overhead lighting before swooping down to form a lengthy bench. The result is a serene, light-filled area that flows from ceiling to floor, mimicking the gentle movements of yoga poses. Thai timber bears the structure’s load, while the…

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