Category Archives: Art

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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New Work: Physical Psychological

I’ve been creating some new artwork that gets at the physical-psychological link between perception and bodily reality. Continue reading »

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The Value of Mentorship

Event Horizon series at 555 Gallery in Boston

Over the past year I’ve discovered the incredible value of professional mentorship.  Read on to find out why you should seek out a mentor to improve your art. 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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New Work Premier

Showing in May at 555 Gallery

I’m thrilled to announce that photographs from my new series Event Horizons will be on display at 555 Gallery in South Boston (555gallery.com) throughout the month of May.   The curator of 555 Susan Nalband is taking a unique approach to this group show.  Each of the artists will be available for “Portfolio Talks” discussing the work on display as well as other work they may be producing.  This is a chance to get to know both an artist and their work in a one to one setting.

Event Horizon series at 555 Gallery in Boston Event Horizon series at 555 Gallery in Boston Event Horizon series at 555 Gallery in Boston

 

 

 

I’m scheduled to be at the gallery on three Saturdays (May 16th and 30th and June 6th) from 2- 5 pm, as well as on Thursday May 21st from 6-8 pm.  These are informal sessions where I’ll be talking about the development of my new series titled Event Horizons, some of which are featured above.  In addition to the work on display, I would be happy to show you the extended series which will be available in the gallery’s flat files.   I look forward to seeing you there!

 

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Photostudio Conversations: Teaching Creativity

Teaching Creativity. Another from the Photostudio conversations series. I mean, just how do you teach creativity in a class? Continue reading »

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Art in the Blizzard of 2015

Lucas James Art in a blizzard

 

There’s a blizzard outside, but I’m channeling my inner Harry Callahan. Continue reading »

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Variety in Subject, Constancy of Vision

So, this will be a little bit of a change from my usual figure based work.  Consistency and depth are great, but a little variety never hurts!   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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Improving your photography

It’s that time of year when photography websites and magazines start publishing “gift lists” of stuff that will supposedly improve your photography.  This is kinda like that, but not.  If you REALLY want to improve, read the rest below.
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