Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Rodney White

Check out the texture in artist Rodney White's paintings. His work is so graphic, raw, and distressed. It's such a contrast to the optimistic messages in his pieces, especially in these examples below.

Possibilities--Imagine Yourself

#2 (So Be It)


Doesn't this image above remind you of old Coke ads?  Inspired by vintage advertisements, Mr. White says this about his work:
When I was a student of visual communications, I began to see the power that commercial advertising messages could wield. Instead of selling products, I decided to use the medium to offer a more beneficial gift to the viewers, themselves.
Perfection Leaves


This one feels perfect for all of us DIYers out there!

Aren't You Crafty


first five images via Artaissance
last image via

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