Boe Marion – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Boe Marion is a Norweigan photographer and filmmaker living on a small farm just outside of New York City. Introduced to photography when his father gifted him a point and shoot camera at the age of 8, he later found his way deeper in through the skateboarding scene in Oslo. Since moving to the countryside, he has noticed the effects of a slower pace of life on his practice. “It feels like I am more at peace and have more time to experiment, be it on trips to the city…

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“Myth” by Artist Jérôme Berthier

Earlier this month artist Jérôme Berthier released his first book, MYTH, at Slice of Life in Vancouver. A culmination of 5 years of work, Berthier describes the project as “an experimental comic filled to the brim with childhood obsessions and present-day anxieties”. The title references both the idea of a hero’s journey as well as the false narratives we sometimes create in our minds. Have a look below at a selection of the finished pages from the book. A few of the original works are  available here. Source link

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A Scorpion and Her Babies Emit a Fluorescent Blue and Purple Glow Under UV Light

 Science #animals #light #video July 26, 2021 Grace Ebert Artist Sarah Folts explores the vast world of insects and arachnids, and she recently captured extraordinary footage of an unusual phenomenon. Under UV light, a scorpion and the babies cradled on her back radiate a bright blue and purple glow caused by proteins in the pincered creatures’ exoskeletons—the younger predators will stay in this position until their shells adequately harden. Scientists are unsure what the evolutionary purpose of the fluorescent color is, although theories include an inadvertent chemical reaction, a…

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“Myth” by Artist Jérôme Berthier

Earlier this month artist Jérôme Berthier released his first book, MYTH, at Slice of Life in Vancouver. A culmination of 5 years of work, Berthier describes the project as “an experimental comic filled to the brim with childhood obsessions and present-day anxieties”. The title references both the idea of a hero’s journey as well as the false narratives we sometimes create in our minds. Have a look below at a selection of the finished pages from the book. A few of the original works are  available here. Source link

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Silky Flowers Spring from CJ Hendry’s Enormous Hyperrealistic Drawings in Colored Pencil

 Art Illustration #colored pencil #drawing #flowers #hyperrealism July 26, 2021 Grace Ebert “Red Poppy,” 45 x 45 inches. All images © CJ Hendry, shared with permission Previously drawing giant strokes of oil paint and fruits, fish, and other edibles with remarkable depth and detail, Australian artist CJ Hendry shifts her focus to the soft, silky petals of peonies, roses, and tulips. She uses colored pencils to render individual florals and small bunches at an immense scale, magnifying their thin layers and sticky inner organs. The hyperrealistic drawings enhance the…

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Clusters of Bright Balloons Envelop Photographer Fares Micue in Her Expressive Self-Portraits

 Art Photography #balloons #portraits #self-portrait July 26, 2021 Grace Ebert “Contagious energy.” All images © Fares Micue, shared with permission In her ongoing series of self-portraits, Spain-based photographer and artist Fares Micue (previously) trades her usual monarchs and lush, leafy botanicals for bright airborne balloons. The perfectly round vessels appear suspended in motion as they encircle Micue’s torso, conceal her face, or lead her up a painted stairway. The amorphous clusters follow the artist’s distinct use of color, adding either a stark contrast to her clothing and the backdrop…

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