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
Things don’t always go as planned in art. And that’s a good thing! Experimentation has a key role in creativity. Continue reading »
Sometimes it seems like an image is a messenger, trying to convey something deeper from a place beyond consciousness. Continue reading »
In my recent work, the metal surfaces are increasingly redefining the meaning of the human form. In the definition, a transformation emerges. Continue reading »
I love how the metal distortion, the light and shadows combine to create this image. It looks as if Z has removed her mask only to reveal, nothing? That’s the danger of masks. They hide and protect us. They feel like armor. But worn too long and the self atrophies, like a limb held in a cast. The thing that was supposed to support becomes a tool of waste. Sometimes it’s good to pull the mask off, to let in light and fresh air. Even if it risks being exposed.
Lucas James is a fine art photographer based in Manchester, NH. Anisotropic Images Photography.
Experiments that succeed are not the most important ones, for they confirm what we already suspect to be true. Continue reading »
Apologies for the long pause in posting. I’ve been working through some ideas artistically. Some of the experiments have been successful. Others well, not so much. But I learn as much from the gems as from the kerblewys! Continue reading »
I just got back from a weeklong photographic workshop with Connie Imboden up a the Maine Media Workshops. It was an amazing experience and I’ll write more about it later, but one thing in particular stuck with me. Connie repeatedly emphasized paying attention to the edges of the frame. The constrictions of the photographic form force us into a defined compositional shape, but the form can be a source of creative seeing as well. Continue reading »
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