Drawings by Alex Lukas. Philly.
Eight years ago, Alex and I were classmates in Rome. Six years ago, we were neighbours in Brooklyn. Unfortunately don’t see much of him these days, but seems he’s always up to a dozen or so new and interesting things, and is always an inspiration. Nice to see him get some Booooooom love.
These are great! Thanks for posting, seem like visions we have worried about, but beautiful and reflective.
I take it he read The Road too
Pingback: Velvet Howler › Blog Archive › Untitled, 2009.()
so are these digital?
according to the site they are gouache, acrylic, ink and watercolour. so, no.
few posts recently seem to have the theme of beautiful-yet-disasterious/decaying – and i like it!
kevin costner thrives in these situations
i love this comment
Insane. Brilliant. Ughhhh. Favorite post ever?
he talks about his process somewhere on fecalface.com
very very nice.
Pingback: Alex Lukas | I am Jeriko()
Pingback: Alex Lukas | Mill-22()
Really beautiful. I love the technique, but most of I love the theme and the evidence of past human activity, but the lack of actual humans. Call me sociopathic, but to me these look like really beautiful places. I think the evidence of what (was) todays chaotic western consumerist culture contrasted with the lack of movement after that culture has disappeared makes these pieces seem so much more peaceful, and our existence in the here and now seem so much noisier and aggressive. Really good stuff!
A selection of work by illustrator Andreas Samuelsson. More images below.
“Gradient Exploration”, an ongoing series by artist Merijn Hos, based in the Netherlands. More images below.
Paintings by artist Ryan Browning. More images below.
A selection of work by illustrator Mari Kanstad Johnsen. More images below.
Paintings by artist Danna Ray. More images below.