In The Studio: The Process Of Mixed Media “Alchemy Sun”

“Alchemy Sun” has been a delight to work on and has inspired a patient, methodical mindset. Fitting with the title, the next stage of work on it will see it become more refined and bold. It’s already come a long way from the initial computer graphic inspiration to the canvas. Sometimes bringing a concept toContinue reading “In The Studio: The Process Of Mixed Media “Alchemy Sun””

Self Knowledge Trio — Primitive Conceptual Painting (2018-2022)

Self Knowledge is a three canvas or panel work and each piece is 18” x 24.” They are: Lineage, Structure & Starwash. For more about the meaning, check the shop page where the group, sold together, is listed for direct sale. It’s also available through Saatchi Art. This is a project mostly completed in 2018,Continue reading “Self Knowledge Trio — Primitive Conceptual Painting (2018-2022)”

Studio Shangri-La inMotion Video Animations 🎞 🎨

All of the pieces on the portfolio page and more are now available as video animations or GIFs. The above video is a short sample of what’s possible including “Arrowroot” and “Vector.” Studio Shangri-La inMotion can be digital display or longer visual sequences. It’s a great pleasure to expand the versatility of the artworks andContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La inMotion Video Animations 🎞 🎨”

Les impatiens Slideshow 🌺

Something about the character of these Fleurs evokes a French title here. A couple of these variations are featured in Deco Botanical and Nature Portraits on the Portfolio / Gallery page. Keep in mind — that for every piece on the portfolio page, there may well be 4-6 other variations!

NEW Art In Tropical Pink + New Format

This is a funny title — in fact, the stuff dreams are made of. Yes, this phrase came in a dream, alongside a tropical pink 18 wheeler. If you’d like to find out more about the composition of this new abstract, check out the fall 2022 edition of AMAZING magazine . ; ) The newContinue reading “NEW Art In Tropical Pink + New Format”

Deco Bostonia Collection Has A Charlestown Moment

From top left going clockwise: Bunker Hill Monument, Bunker Hill St. details, Monument detail, industrial detail across from fire station, detail of Breed’s Hill building As you can see, some Charlestown scenery gets the Studio Shangri-La “Deco Bostonia” treatment — a collection devoted to Greater Boston. For more details on how to order please visitContinue reading “Deco Bostonia Collection Has A Charlestown Moment”

Studio Shangri-La’s Signature Deco Botanicals

The Deco Botanicals collection is getting to be extensive with a lot of plants expressed in this blend of nature & tech. The vision is biosynergy. These pieces take already striking photos and amp them up with [more] geometry. They’re available in a variety of formats, and would even lend themselves well to NFTs. ForContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La’s Signature Deco Botanicals”

Deco Bostonia: The MBTA Series

The MBTA Series of prints is graphic and playful, conceptual and geometric photography that mimics games and ink blots. All of these original photos that the prints are based on were taken on site at different train stations. As Bostonians are well aware, the train lines — Especially the orange — Have been undergoing upgradesContinue reading “Deco Bostonia: The MBTA Series”

Titus Oceanus: A Sculptural Journey

Titus: honorable or strong; of the giants Oceanus: the ocean, of the ocean This 7 foot driftwood piece is available in the Square shop and here’s the story: This highly sculptural piece of driftwood showed up seemingly out of place in an urban environment. On my walk I passed by it several times before decidingContinue reading “Titus Oceanus: A Sculptural Journey”

The Latest From Studio Shangri-La Artwork & OCTAVES Music Label

Orchidea is one of many new Studio Shangri-La works that have become available recently on the turning art portfolio. There are new pieces in several different collections, most notably Nature Noir. Out now on OCTAVES Music is the full album released 5/13 SΣLF-ΣNΣRGY by Artemis Amenti. And upcoming the label sees releases on 6/10 andContinue reading “The Latest From Studio Shangri-La Artwork & OCTAVES Music Label”