sorry for not being here often and not being able to comment and appreciate all of your marvellous new artworks here on Renderosity, but I've been feeling pretty weak lately...and kinda forgetting that creation is probably the only thing I seem to do correctly :)
cheers and a happy new year to you all
Feb 4, 2010 7:26:30 pmby Chipka Homepage »
I know how it is to feel a bit down and out at times...I'm going through that now and well...the whole creative process keeps things on even keel if it doesn't improve things outright! Often it does! As for this image! It has a wonderful feel to it; your method and subject is completely different, but your work often reminds me (very vaguely) of the Polish Surrealist Zladislaw Beksinsky (I think I spelled his name right.) Your methods and visual aesthetic are totally different, but something in the mood is the same...I think its in the way that your backgrounds are so much a part of the foreground, as if light is traveling in reverse and showing everything at once...if that makes sense. It's an interesting effect. Your sepia tones give this a wonderful antique feel as well, and for some reason I can imagine images like this hanging in some artist's parlor, while friends sit around drinking absinth, smoking clove cigarettes (in long holders) while discussing the fundamental philosophies of alchemy...or something like that. In short, your work always evokes something pronounced and I love it. This is fantastic.