The third group of images from the resulting film – Sheeler for this weeks Charles Sheeler inspired Kick about on Red’s Kingdom. As always the yearn to see these images large scale on a crisp white wall is something I daydream about, as well as seeing the film projected on multiple walls to feel transported somewhere else
Month: May 2023
A second set of shapely images from the resulting film – entitled Sheeler created for this weeks Kick about on Red’s Kingdom. Galvanised by the art of Charles Sheeler, I had this film in mind, aiming to see those geometric shapes moving through space accompanied by lots of colour that interject and melt into each other. It was a joy to create and felt as though everything flowed and fell into place better than I could have imagined.
Charles Sheeler being the muse for the latest creative Kick About over on Red’s Kingdom stimulated me to create a film. Sheeler’s modernist work makes me ponder the industrial revolution, the building up and tearing down of sprawling metropolises in all their in-betweens of metal, cement and beams. The shapely blocks of colour makes me think of movement, like a time-lapse of something that is always being altered. I created my film by modelling quick and dirty shapes in 3D, then tinkered with the camera to pull the focal length back and added many of the shapes in a line, through which the camera cranes. I added little movements here and there to the shapes to make things feel dynamic.
Pom Pom #2
A second set of images created from the inspiration of textile artist Sheila Hicks. This set focusing on the lurid red that tinged the pom pom’s and changed the tone of the efforts. One thing I really attempted to achieve was the scale of Hicks’s pieces, I tried to mimic that by zooming out of the set and photographing wide angled while placing the viewer as low to the ground as possible
Pom Pom #1
This weeks Kick About over on Red’s Kingdom is the textile installation art of Sheila Hicks. After having to buy a new washing machine, I kept some of the styrofoam that came in the packaging. Call me a hoarder all you like, but I knew I could make something out of the grooves and shapes warped into the styrofoam mirroring the details of the machine. So I spray painted the styrofoam black and bought a bag of colourful cotton pom-pom balls to design the set of this miniature Hicks installation then lit it ablaze with some dramatic lighting and documented the process. Things took a more sci-fi, macabre turn when I decided to use some red gels – more of those attempts to come.
Recent Illustrations #2
A few recent illustrations I had yet to share, exploring more Interior design and reimagining my old house in a more suited environment as well as Venetian streets.