In previous articles, I have discussed the things in my everyday life and surroundings that inspire my art. To explore that
The first artist I want to pay tribute to is Gregory Crewdson. Crewdson like myself is an American based photographer, with a unique and not easy to define
The skill that I admire most about Crewdson is his attention to detail. His attention to detail is what some would call an obsession. I would call it perfection. As an
Crewdson’s shoots are more cinematic in design and the final product elicits such a deep emotion, where you feel as if you are there, standing in the moment, taking it all in. His work is often shot in dark or minimal colors, which creates depth, an almost smokey, painting like feel. No matter what is going on in the scene, multiple people or one, Crewdson makes you feel as if you are the only one there, that time has been stopped, just for you to drop in on that exact moment and stay long enough to take it all in.
I like to think that my work has elements similar to Crewdson’s and I strive to create art that engulfs the viewer to a familiar place in time, to let them notice new details, each time they view the piece. If you haven’t experienced Crewdson’s work, I would highly recommend checking it out.
See Crewdson’s work here!