The Paranormal Psychology of Meagan “Magpie” Rogers’ Surreal Fantasy

Have you ever wondered how many worlds could fit into a body? The subjects in Meagan “Magpie” Rogers’ paintings seem to have no limit.

Though a body may be inescapable, they also conceal a multitude of stories, conflicts, and emotions. Meagan has a talent for giving space and shape to the unseen. Her imagery provides a striking perception of both the paranormal and psychological aspects of a being; like finding a truth too ambiguous for words through a world surreal fantasy.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/09/the-paranormal-psychology-of-meagan-magpie-rogers-surreal-fantasy/

“Detached, in Harmony”: Artist Taking Conceptual Photography to New Heights

Award-winning aerial photographer Brad Walls has released a new series titled ‘Detached, in Harmony’, drawing inspiration from the pandemic, as well as from a renowned 40s fashion photographer. Audiences are invited to experience the first-of-its-kind conceptual art series from above.

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Walls, widely known for his ‘Pools From Above’ series, first set his sights on creating conceptual photography series when he noticed the distinct lack of aerial-based photography in the genre. As he explains, “Conceptual photography is mostly shot on handheld cameras, but I wanted to showcase the value of an alternate viewpoint to convey a meaningful story.”

In creating ‘Detached, in Harmony’, Walls wanted to harness nuance and meticulous attention to detail to mirror the state of the world during the pandemic. Like many, the artist had experienced how distant and repetitive life had become, and placed a keen focus on this element in his work. Through his take on the topic, Walls presents these concepts using repetition, symmetry of figures, and negative space throughout the series – trademark compositing techniques that can be observed throughout Walls’s greater body of work.

Each frame within the series is carefully arranged, placing the model at even lengths and highlighting the shadow cast to highlight our solitude and the lurking darkness of the era. Walls’s choice to have the models posed mid-movement emphasises the uniformity and surrealism of the series. As he explains, “The figures are purposefully static, to symbolise how we have been frozen in time over the past 18 months.”

Walls also draws inspiration from 40s fashion photographer Clifford Coffin’s ‘Models Sitting on Sand Dunes’. Walls’ himself is deeply inspired by coffins, who likewise like himself pushes the boundaries of traditional photography. The artist displays a melancholic sense of loneliness in his series, and balances these emotions with warmer hues, similarly found in Coffins’ work as Walls states “We all belong to something that separates us. It’s a sort of melancholic irony”.

‘Detached, in Harmony’ placed second in the 2021 Fine Art Photography Awards ‘Conceptual’ category, and placed silver in both the prestigious PX3 awards and Moscow Fine Art Awards of 2021. The artist currently plans to exhibit ‘Detached, in Harmony’ in a solo exhibition in 2022.








SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/09/detached-in-harmony-artist-taking-conceptual-photography-to-new-heights/

Indian Artist Kevin Adams Creates Breathtaking Digital Artworks

“I’m Kevin Adams and I’m a Digital/Visual Artist. I’m based in South India. I watch a lot of animated and science fiction movies and get inspired to create art. I started making art since childhood, slowly developed into making photoshop visual arts. I simply love playing with reality by creating surreal pieces and I love collaborating with other artists and photographers. Art is the most beautiful way to communicate to someone or sometimes to ourselves.”

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/09/indian-artist-kevin-adams-creates-breathtaking-digital-artworks/

This Artist Makes Surreal Paintings Inspired By Psychoanalysis

“Hi, my name is Valentine and I am fond of psychology and painting. I was studying to be a graphic designer, and in one of my course projects I was making the layout of the book by K. G. Jung “Synchronicity”. I was so carried away that I reread all the works of this psychiatrist. And then I allowed my painting to capture the images that I encountered on the path of inner knowledge,” an artist writes.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/09/this-artist-makes-surreal-paintings-inspired-by-psychoanalysis/

“Consumption”: Surreal Digital Artworks of Miron Malejki

Miron Malejki aka OSAKI is a visual artist based in Poland. He specializes in 3D animations, VFX, VR, AR. He has worked on various types of projects, including music videos, mini-show fashion campaigns, and commercials.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/09/consumption-surreal-digital-artworks-of-miron-malejki/

Bizarre Surreal and Vampire Themed Paintings of Bolesław Biegas

Polish surrealist Bolesław Biegas (1877–1954) created many artworks in paint and in sculpture. It was, of course, his series of fantastically bizarre vampire themed paintings that appealed to me the most. Where the traditional depictions of vampires portray humanoid bat like creatures, Biegas carried through a wild bestiary of intepretations.. insect vampires, winged camel vampires, elephant vampires, and so on.

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e Vampir glorieux – The glorious vampire,around 1916. Oil on cardboard, 34 x 26 cm

SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/09/bizarre-surreal-and-vampire-themed-paintings-of-boleslaw-biegas/

“Empty Home”: The Superb Dark, Surreal and Sci-Fi Artworks of Miko del Rosario

Miko is a Filipino digital artist, animator, filmmaker, and art director. He posts daily artworks on his Instagram and does freelance 3D, VFX, and animation projects.

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/09/empty-home-the-superb-dark-surreal-and-sci-fi-artworks-of-miko-del-rosario/

Digital Illusions and Dark Fantasy Artworks of Rahul Das

“An Artist based in Mumbai, India. I have been extensively involved with various art and design studios since 2004. Have successfully contributed as a Illustrator and art director in designing several magazines, art projects and campaigns for publishers, corporates and the advertising industry. Working from concept to completion with a strong sense of design, detail and precision.

The ability to express through art and to explore its various alternatives has been my passion for life. Today I’m fortunate to have my work regularly published and featured in some of the leading magazines, art journals, websites and popular comic books… along with consistent exposure to the global art scene.”

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SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/08/digital-illusions-and-dark-fantasy-artworks-of-rahul-das/

“In Between Dreams And Reality”: The Superb Surreal Digital Artworks by Ramón Laguía

Surreal Artist Ramón Laguía is a published digital artist, professional photographer and musician based in Mexico City. He started taking photos at an early age and took an interest in landscape and astrophotography. As a result, Ramón developed an interest in creating surreal images as a need of expressing himself. Inspired by his dreams, music, movies and paintings he has been creating images for 3 years while working as a photographer in Mexico. These visuals are a little glance into his world, welcome to his imaginarium.

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Surrealism, developed in the early 1900’s, aimed to revolutionize the human experience. This art form rejects a rational vision of life. Instead, its chooses an outlook that asserts the value of the unconscious and dreams. The movement’s artists found strange beauty in the unexpected and the unconventional.

Modern digital artists like Ramon have made great strides with this art form in recent years. Ramon’s artwork blurs the lines between dreams and reality in a special way. Due to today’s technology, Ramon has been allowed to use his creative imagination in ways that were not possible with traditional forms of artistic media.






















































SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/08/in-between-dreams-and-reality-the-superb-surreal-digital-artworks-by-ramon-laguia/

“Liquid Colors”: The Superb Colorful and Surreal Collages by Farid Sukuro

According to an artist: “I am Fred from LearnFromFred.com, and I have been teaching people Photoshop and how to create beautiful artworks since 2018. In the last 3 years over 30k students have enrolled into my classes. My goal is to teach people how to realize their creative ideas using Photoshop.”

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“I never planned to become an artist or do anything even close to that, I even thought that it is a bit foolish since I didn’t see a career path in art. But it all happened by itself, I started creating images out of boredom as a hobby and slowly transformed into a profession,” Farid told Beyond Photography.

“My favourite technique is probably Smudging (Smudge Tool). It helps to make objects liquid and stretch them, gives the artwork painting look.”

“I think Photoshop is a separate medium, probably as most people call it “Photomanipulation”, not an image, neither graphic design nor a painting. It is a mix of everything.”




























































SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2021/08/liquid-colors-the-superb-colorful-and-surreal-collages-by-farid-sukuro/