Tag Archives: abstract

Harnessing the human body

Direct full frontal nudity is so common on the web and in art that it has become cliche´and easy to dismiss as crude, titillating or exploitive.  This is one reason I utilize obscuring or distorted reflective surfaces in depicting the nude.   Continue reading »

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Change Brings A New Perspective

Art nude reflected in mylar sheeting captured as a digital photograph.

It’s been a long while since I have posted, and needless to say there have been some changes in my art and life.  But change can be a good thing. Continue reading »

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Messengers

angel or messenger abstract figure photography by Lucas JamesMessengers

Sometimes it seems like an image is a messenger, trying to convey something deeper from a place beyond consciousness. 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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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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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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Surface II

Fine art nude reflection by Lucas JamesLately I’ve been processing my images to enhance the metal surface features.

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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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Color Exploration

 

I’ve been exploring the use of color in the metal mirror art nudes.

Sometimes subtle.  Sometimes brash.  Color has been bringing something new to the work.

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Ending or Evolution?

Art nude from the metal mirrors series by  Lucas James

How do you know when a project has ended?

I have been working on the metal mirror series of art nudes for nearly two years.   Continue reading »

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