SPIRALING PORTRAITS BY PATAKK

by Ariadna Zierold

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Zagreb-based Croatian digital artist Paolo Ceric aka Patakk creates incredibly realistic images with a single spiraling line. The long, winding mark manages to simulate the appearance of lifelike figures through the expertly administered boldness and thickness of the line in any given spot. By diluting and condensing the saturation of the sole circling contour, the artist is able to mimic light and shadow, allowing it to reflect a sense of depth and realism.

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Not only do these beautiful black and white renderings appear surprisingly realistic, the line spiraling out from the center of each piece stirs the notion that each image was discovered by zooming in on someone’s actual fingerprint.

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FILMIC PAINTINGS BY SETH ARMSTRONG

by Ariadna Zierold

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Seth Armstrong was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA.  After studying painting in Northern Holland, he received a BFA from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. Many years later, he left his home in Oakland and moved back to Los Angeles, where he now lives and works.

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There’s a distinctively filmic feel to everything in his work. The depth in Seth’s work is not just in the rich tones and shading he uses but in the narrative, where we wonder how these different characters came to be in the same place together.

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DIMENSIONAL LANDSCAPES BY JONATHAN ZAWADA

by Ariadna Zierold

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Los Angeles based Jonathan Zawada is an Australian visual artist, graphic designer, and creative designer. His work ranges from album covers for bands, to t-shirt designs and his own gallery of art.

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His color use is soft on the eyes and his work can be aesthetically pleasing. There is depth and a certain dimension he creates that takes landscapes and portraits to different levels of perspective.

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