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By Charlotte Champion Photography has always been a great passion of mine, not only trying a hand at it myself but also looking at a lot of photographs and thinking about them. Photography is fascinating aesthetically and theoretically to me. By cha...
Janne Parviainen is a painter. He uses a canvas and a brush at times, but he also uses lights. Simpel rave toys with led lights in them. All you have to do is trace an image with the light you hold in your hand. You set the camera to have a long shut...
One thing we like about digital is the pixellated nature of it. Seen up close you only see individual blocks of color. From a distance, you'll see a recognizable image as the colors blend together. Chuck Close's paintings are digital, not because it'...
Italian born and growing up in Germany, at 17 Francesco Lo Castro moved to Miami, Florida. There's a very international demographic there that fits his background and it fits what Francesco does. He's always felt like an immigrant, and the good thing...
Her paintings are like a mood-song or mood-film. You play whatever song fits your mood. Upbeat dance when you feel energetic, heavy metal when you feel aggressive. Or you might play what you want to feel like. Erin Cooper paints according to her mood...
The original assignment for the Academie MWD (academy for music, word and dance) in Dilbeek, Belgium, was to relate the new building with it's surroundings: the adjecent cultural centre, a forest, a residential area. It was an open question giving ar...
By Charlotte Champion  In the fine arts, and particularly in painting, colour has always played an extremely important role. Whether artists finely blend colours to ‘precisely’ imitate nature or use the more expressive colours of emotion an...
Do you break the rules and question what you're told? Color theory is all good, but it's a bit dull. There's a lot of history to learn from, but it shouldn't be used as a rule book. To Ian Davenport, in art rules can be changed, so do it. Colors...
Strong expressions, strong emotions. Shakas paintings are alive, coming towards you, out of the canvas. High levels of energy and stress. Shaka's themes are inspired by the suburban people in France, where large riots broke out several years ago. The...
Obbe Tiddens work relies on timeless themes such as life and death. Not the lightest of themes. But these themes let him use colors to create an immediate contrast, lightening up subjects that would otherwise be dark and heavy. Some of his work can b...
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Color Objects encourages you to get a better eye and appreciation for colors and characters. To get a special selection of pics and info for you, we find designers and artists that make colorful work from all over the world. There's a lot of character in colors, and having a closer look will change your view of the world and people around you. So we share a host of pics and info from design, art, cultures and the natural world. All about colors.

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