Category Archives: abstract

Experiments in depicting the human form

Experiments in the Human Form

Things don’t always go as planned in art.  And that’s a good thing!  Experimentation has a key role in creativity. Continue reading »

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Bodily Incursion

I have a hard time writing about my artwork.  Multiple ideas run around in my head an coalesce into images, but not necessarily words. Continue reading »

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Instagram: an Artistic Tool?

Instagram an Artistic Tool by Lucas James Anisotropic Images photography

I finally gave in and got an Instagram account (@anisotropicimages).  But before you roll your eyes, hear me out.  It’s actually been a great tool for developing my artistic vision. Continue reading »

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Transformation

In my recent work, the metal surfaces are increasingly redefining the meaning of the human form.  In the definition, a transformation emerges. Continue reading »

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New Work-Chiaroscuro and Texture

It’s been too long since I’ve posted last, but I have new work to show for it!  My photographs have recent taken an interesting turn toward a darker pallet, along with an intensification of the surface textures. Continue reading »

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Experimentation

Art Nude photo Zara in the metal mirror by Lucas James

Experiments that succeed are not the most important ones, for they confirm what we already suspect to be true.   Continue reading »

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Creating New Work

Monotone fine art nude photograph by Lucas James

My creative process is an exploratory (and often random) one.  It’s through the creation of the mirrors from sheets of metal and the subsequent photography that an image- an idea- reveals itself.  I find rather than plan.

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Aethereal

IAethereal Art nude photography reflections by Lucas Jamest has been years, maybe even decades, but I can still remember the air that night. Continue reading »

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Intensity

Art nude photography metal reflections by Lucas JamesA continuation of new work.  A change in the lighting setup has brought a new intensity of emotion to these photographs. Continue reading »

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Inevitability of Change

Art nude photograph from the metal mirror series by Lucas James

It had been a long day, one neither of them wanted to end. Light had faded to night hours ago and dawn threatened to come all to soon and with the dawn, she had to leave.  They had savored every moment, trying to hold something of each other- some sight, some smell, some taste-that would last beyond their parting.  In the darkness they promised each other they would stay in touch, but both knew things would never be the same.  They would never be the same person who laid there that evening.  Not even when the dawn came. Continue reading »

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