urban island cities 2

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urban island cities 2

Author Comments

this is the second piece of work based on the idea of urban island cities. The colouring this time around was done digitally to achieve brighter colours. I also attempted to create a coloured-pencil look to juxtapose with some of the strong graphic blocks here. Since aztec prints (any tribal prints) were "in" in fast fashion, i thought that it was good to use that as a base for the negative space as well as a critique on consumerism.

What do you guys think? how can this piece be improved and would you wear it if printed on a shirt?


The kind of thing i'd put up in a long wall in a metropolitano café or restaurant, i love this, it's fantastic, congratulations!

serenekitchen responds:

wow, thats very kind of you to say! thanks :)

where are the comments?? anyway, I totally adore this piece. It's complex, interesting and beautiful. you're extremely talented artist!

serenekitchen responds:

this piece had very mixed comments in real life as the yellow didn't sit well with many people but its really nice that you enjoyed it! it was a difficult piece to make

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Credits & Info

4.07 / 5.00

Sep 25, 2012 | 10:30 AM EDT
File Info
1890 x 837 px
1.3 mb

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