The challenge with Mylar is that so many different things are possible! Continue reading “The Many States of Mylar”
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 “Harnessing the human body”
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 “Change Brings A New Perspective”
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 “Experiments in depicting the human form”
I’ve been experimenting with color and how to use it to contour the body. Continue reading “Contouring with Color”
Sometimes it seems like an image is a messenger, trying to convey something deeper from a place beyond consciousness. Continue reading “Messengers”
I’ve been creating some new artwork that gets at the physical-psychological link between perception and bodily reality. Continue reading “New Work: Physical Psychological”
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.
Continue reading “Improving your photography”
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.