Day: July 24, 2013

“Cocoon, v4, Edit C” OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES

Title:  "Cocoon, v4, Edit C." Series:  OFF WORLD - ALIEN LANDSCAPES. Series Years:  2001 to Present by Nawfal Johnson Nur, Penang, Malaysia, Mixed Media Photographic Fine Art.

Title: “Cocoon, v4, Edit C.”
Series: OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES.
Series Years: 2001 to Present.

SERIES:  OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES.
SERIES YEARS:  2001 TO PRESENT.
SERIES NOTE / ARTIST’S STATEMENT:  OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES is a mixed-media art series that I started in 2001. This series has continued in a slow progression over the years, and will continue into the future.  Various art elements make up each image in this series.  ALL of the art pieces involve Photography.  However, all of them also include other mediums, such as painting, sketching, sculpture, natural objects, natural and artificial lighting, and computer digital art.
SERIES MOTIVATIONS – INFLUENCES:  The inspiration for these art pieces usually comes from short science fiction stories I develop in my mind; however, I am even more influenced by the work of great Sci-Fi writers like Isaac Asimov, or Robert A. Heinlein.  Other times, I am greatly inspired by my favorite Sci-Fi TV shows, such as Star Gate UNIVERSE; the STAR TREK Franchise; SPACE ABOVE & BEYOND; and, BABYLON 5.  When I see the possibilities of life on other worlds, then I start thinking about what kind of scenery these other life forms (alien life forms) may experience on their worlds.  It is the imaginary scenery that I attempt to design and photograph, and create to make the art pieces of the OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPE Series.

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Alien Probe Released, v3, Edit E, 2003

Alien Probe Released, v3, Edit E, 2003

OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES ART PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES by Nawfal Johnson Nur.

OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES is a mixed-media art series that I started in 2001. This series has continued in a slow progression over the years, and that is OK with me. I may design one, maybe two of these art pieces per year; however, I admit, some years I have not completed an art piece for this series.  I find that I must be very focused to work on pieces for this series – distractions and other things that interfere with the creative process work against me.  Distractions, stress, and other such roadblocks to living a Creative Life, are normal things – inconvenient, but normal.

This series continues today, and will continue into the future. For this collection, the art pieces are designed and worked on when I am greatly inspired: The inspiration usually comes from short science fiction stories I develop in my mind, which are eventually put to paper, so to speak.  Other times, I am greatly inspired by my favorite Sci-Fi TV shows, such as Star Gate UNIVERSE; the STAR TREK Franchise; SPACE ABOVE & BEYOND; and, BABYLON 5. 

When I find that inspiration – when I am filled with inspiration, that is when new work begins for the OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES Series.

What I envision when working on these art photography pieces, is what landscapes or seascapes may look like on some alien world. The scenes in these art pieces are essentially based on the Sci-Fi stories that I have come up with, or those from science fiction shows, or books.  These are images that could exist on some alien world, at least, that is the effect I am going for in these art works.

These art pieces are constructed using various artistic mediums, including photography, painting, drawing, miniature sculpture, ordinary objects, and computer digital art.  This is my only art series where I incorporate so many art media elements. I guess, I construct these art pieces like a puzzle, and with a lot of luck, time, patience, and some skillful attention to details, things normally work out.

I hope you enjoy seeing the OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES Art Photography Series.

** Please click on the image to go to my Sales Gallery at Imagekind.com, where you can see various Print & Canvas Wall Art options!  Thank you! **

5-Degrees Sky, v10, Edit B ~ OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES

5-Degrees Sky, v10, Edit B ~ OFF WORLD - ALIEN LANDSCAPES

“OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES” ART PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES by Nawfal Johnson Nur.

[ 5-Degrees Sky, v.10, Edit B was Edited and Created in 2008. ]

OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES is a mixed-media art series that I started in 2001. This series has continued in a slow progression over the years, and that is OK with me. I may design one, maybe two of these art pieces per year; however, I admit, some years I have not completed an art piece for this series.  I find that I must be very focused to work on pieces for this series – distractions and other things that interfere with the creative process work against me.  Distractions, stress, and other such roadblocks to living a Creative Life, are normal things – inconvenient, but normal.

This series continues today, and will continue into the future. For this collection, the art pieces are designed and worked on when I am greatly inspired: The inspiration usually comes from short science fiction stories I develop in my mind, which are eventually put to paper, so to speak.  Other times, I am greatly inspired by my favorite Sci-Fi TV shows, such as Star Gate UNIVERSE; the STAR TREK Franchise; SPACE ABOVE & BEYOND; and, BABYLON 5.

When I find that inspiration – when I am filled with inspiration, that is when new work begins for the OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES Series.

What I envision when working on these art photography pieces, is what landscapes or seascapes may look like on some alien world. The scenes in these art pieces are essentially based on the Sci-Fi stories that I have come up with, or those from science fiction shows, or books.  These are images that could exist on some alien world, at least, that is the effect I am going for in these art works.

These art pieces are constructed using various artistic mediums, including photography, painting, drawing, miniature sculpture, ordinary objects, and computer digital art.  This is my only art series where I incorporate so many art media elements. I guess, I construct these art pieces like a puzzle, and with a lot of luck, time, patience, and some skillful attention to details, things normally work out.

I hope you enjoy seeing the OFF WORLD – ALIEN LANDSCAPES Art Photography Series.

 

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COLOR FIELD, #8, FOUR BANDS on BLACK

COLOR FIELD, #8, FOUR BANDS on BLACK

TITLE: “COLOR FIELD, #8, FOUR BANDS on BLACK.”
SERIES: THE COLOR FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION.
STYLE: Abstract Expressionism.
BRANCH: Color Field Photography. Minimalism Photography.
MAIN INFLUENCE FOR ME: Mark Rothko (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970).

COLOR FIELD, #7, BLUE BAND on RED

COLOR FIELD, #7, BLUE BAND on RED

TITLE: “COLOR FIELD, #7, BLUE BAND on RED.”
SERIES: THE COLOR FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION.
STYLE: Abstract Expressionism.
BRANCH: Color Field Photography. Minimalism Photography.
MAIN INFLUENCE FOR ME: Mark Rothko (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970).

COLOR FIELD, #6, RED BAND on WHITE

COLOR FIELD, #6, RED BAND on WHITE

TITLE: “COLOR FIELD, #6, RED BAND on WHITE.”
SERIES: THE COLOR FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION.
STYLE: Abstract Expressionism.
BRANCH: Color Field Photography. Minimalism Photography.
MAIN INFLUENCE FOR ME: Mark Rothko (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970).

COLOR FIELD, #5, FOUR BANDS on WHITE

COLOR FIELD, #5, FOUR BANDS on WHITE

TITLE: “COLOR FIELD, #5, FOUR BANDS on WHITE.”
SERIES: THE COLOR FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION.
STYLE: Abstract Expressionism.
BRANCH: Color Field Photography. Minimalism Photography.
MAIN INFLUENCE FOR ME: Mark Rothko (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970).

COLOR FIELD, #4, BLUE BAND on YELLOW

COLOR FIELD, #4, BLUE BAND on YELLOW

TITLE: “COLOR FIELD, #4, BLUE BAND on YELLOW.”
SERIES: THE COLOR FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION.
STYLE: Abstract Expressionism.
BRANCH: Color Field Photography. Minimalism Photography.
MAIN INFLUENCE FOR ME: Mark Rothko (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970).

COLOR FIELD, #3, YELLOW BAND on BLACK

COLOR FIELD, #3, YELLOW BAND on BLACK

TITLE: “COLOR FIELD, #3, YELLOW BAND on BLACK.”
SERIES: THE COLOR FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION.
STYLE: Abstract Expressionism.
BRANCH: Color Field Photography. Minimalism Photography.
MAIN INFLUENCE FOR ME: Mark Rothko (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970).

COLOR FIELD, #2, FOUR BANDS on WHITE

COLOR FIELD, #2, FOUR BANDS on WHITE

TITLE: “COLOR FIELD, #2, FOUR BANDS on WHITE.”
SERIES: THE COLOR FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION.
STYLE: Abstract Expressionism.
BRANCH: Color Field Photography. Minimalism Photography.
MAIN INFLUENCE FOR ME: Mark Rothko (September 25, 1903 – February 25, 1970).