Archive for surrealism

Sonya Fu

Posted in art, surreal with tags , on September 2, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Sonya Fu’s surreal creations are beautifully haunting…

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From the source:
Sonya Fu is a Hong Kong based surreal digital artist whose work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and art fairs across Hong Kong, China, United States, Australia, and Germany since 2010. Growing up in the former British Colony where East meets West, Fu is influenced by both Oriental and Western culture. Using inspirations from dreams, music, morality, and religious belief systems, she bases her works on hypnagogic imagery and the unseen beauties she has encountered during episodes of sleep paralysis. All of these elements can be seen in the detailed and delicate brushstrokes of her mysterious, eerie, and captivating digital paintings.

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I love the way her vivid color schemes still have a ghostly air about them.
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Sonya Fu
See an interview with her here.

Hernan Faraci

Posted in art, surreal with tags , on July 27, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

I love when artists find the SheWalksSoftly Facebook Page (please add and/or friend suggest it, if you haven’t!) and I get to discover new work I might not have otherwise seen. I’m loving some of these colorfully frenetic pieces by Hernan Faraci.

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Some call to mind the art of Ralph Steadman…
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Hernan Faraci

Miss Aniela

Posted in fashion, photography, surreal with tags , , on July 10, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Miss Aniela has earned a spot among my favorite photographers.

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I would love to take a photo like this one day (I’d be drooling over this image even if it had no subject and were simply the library)!
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Her Surreal Fashion series is stunning…full of rich, unique scenery.
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Miss Aniela

Lee Harvey Roswell

Posted in art, surreal with tags , on June 27, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

I’m actually heading to the ER this morning, so I’ll keep this post short. Enjoy the wonderful surreal creations of Lee Harvey Roswell.

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Michael Cheval

Posted in art, surreal with tags , on May 29, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Michael Cheval’s surrealist paintings delve into absurd, inverted realities.

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Stranger than dreamscapes, his worlds are full of life and sweeping motion, serene and languid faces.
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Here he find the waking earthly laws of physics suspended. Metaphor…illusion…allusion…it all tempts the viewer to craft a story.
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Michael Cheval
Source

Jeff Christensen

Posted in art, macabre, surreal with tags , , on May 22, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Check out the undead (and maybe dead) creations of Jeff Christensen.

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Many of his paintings have an “interdimensional” feel to them, as if his subjects are exploring strange worlds or navigating between them.

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Jeff Christensen

Andrew Ferez

Posted in art, surreal with tags , on May 16, 2014 by shewalkssoftly

Andrew Ferez is responsible for two pieces I’ve loved for quite a while without knowing the artist. Aren’t these first two really spectacular?

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His work reminds me a bit of Jacek Yerka with its fine details and blending of architecture, human invention and nature.
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Many of his creations seem to contain a prominent fire element; a bit of burning chaos and/or illumination.
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I’d like a a bumper sticker of this painting that says MY OTHER CAR IS A TALONED FISH SAXOPHONE WITH WHEELS.
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Andrew Ferez

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