Month: December 2019

Causam Ignorantes Urbis Incendium Tunc from the Fire Portraits Fine Art Photography Series

Title: “Causam Ignorantes Urbis Incendium Tunc.”

Then they do not know the cause of the burning of the city.

(However, we know….)
Creation Date: 29 December 2019.
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
All Rights Reserved.
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Series: Fire Portraits (2016 – Present).

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Artist’s Note:

I felt that the text from Historian, Giraldi Cambrensis, was very appropriate for this Fire Portrait, of a fiery demon (of some sort): “Causam Ignorantes Urbis Incendium Tunc.”
[Then they do not know the cause of the burning of the city]. However, such destruction can only come from some Evil source: and thus, the source of this disaster is known — And its name is ‘Evil’.
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Source: De instructione principis opus est scriptoris Giraldi Cambrensis.

“Having thus demonstrated his usefulness, Gerald was selected to accompany the Archbishop of Canterbury, Baldwin of Forde, on a tour of Wales in 1188, the object being a recruitment campaign for the Third Crusade. His account of that journey, the Itinerarium Cambriae (1191) was followed by the Descriptio Cambriae in 1194.” (Wikipedia)

“Giraldus Cambrensis, also called Gerald Of Wales, or Gerald De Barri, (born c. 1146, Manorbier Castle, Pembrokeshire, Wales—died c. 1223), archdeacon of Brecknock, Brecknockshire (1175–1204), and historian, whose accounts of life in the late 12th century stand as a valuable historical source.” (Source: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Giraldus-Cambrensis ).

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☆ You can buy Fine Art Prints and Canvas of this Art Photograph from the following link:

https://www.imagekind.com/Causam-Ignorantes-Urbis%C2%A0Incendium%C2%A0Tunc_art?imid=237a381d-ac86-47ff-8ddc-24278098d4a3

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Abstract Light Streaks #436

Title: “Abstract Light Streaks #436”.

Creation Date: 27 December 2019.
By: Nawfal Johnson.
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
All Rights Reserved
Penang, Malaysia
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https://www.imagekind.com/Abstract-Light-Streaks-436_art?imid=d000faed-0698-40b2-ad70-30a80f320eff

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#Photography, #Art, #FineArt, #ContemporaryArt, #LightStreaks, #Abstract, #NawfalJohnsonNur, #illuminated, #Rorschach, #ChaosOrder,

12 (actually 13) of the BEST (MY FAVOURITES I GUESS) HEAVY, TECHNICAL, AND DEATH METAL GUITARISTS! YEAH I KNOW I HATE LISTS TOO BUT I FEEL I am COMPELLED TO DO IT ANYWAY!

☆ 1st of all, this is not going to be an Art Photography Post. The Next Post will Be.

AND…………

☆ 2nd of all, I will be Courteous enough to give you advanced WARNING, that IF you have any Heart Conditions, or if you Feel Like You are on the Verge of having a Stroke, OR, if you are easily “Triggered”, this isn’t going to be the Post for You!

Why?

Because MUCH OF the music, and some of the vids., in this blog post are HEAVY AS F\/©K! And also, some of the lyrics are EXTREME/VILE/CRUDE/ETC. = From one band: INFANT ANNIHILATOR (what to do…their Guitarist is in my list).

● All videos in this post are the Copyright of their respective owners and are used here only to demonstrate and teach about who are REALLY MASTERS of the Guitar in Heavy Metal, some Technical, but mostly Death Metal, genres of music.


☆ I Do Not Like Making Lists!

Yeah….So, I don’t like making lists because someone will always say, “You’re Crazy! How Could you POSSIBLY have put that guy in your list, these people are better…you’re an Idiot!” And, other crap like that. Don’t expect me to respond to those types of comments. You can have your own opinion. And, 100 Guitarists could be on my list, but this took enough time already.


⊙ Well, I’m also going DEAF, thanks to F\/©KING MÉNIÈRE’S DISEASE!

Nevertheless, until “that” may happen (become mostly deaf), someday, I still know what Great Guitar Playing sounds like. However, I have my doubts about the people at MusicRadar dot com, who came up with a “List of the 10 Best Metal Guitarists in the World Today” (Seems rather arrogant).

When I saw their list, I was thinking, “Are these people crazy?!?” Their list was more like, the “10 Most Popular Guitarists in the World”, and that is highly debatable too.

I know that my List of “BEST” Guitarists will also be debatable, but I think I am A LOT Closer to naming the “BEST” Metal/Technical/Death Metal Guitarists in the World. But you never know…..There’s probably some 5 year old in Whatchamakallit, Jerkanistan (I made that up, if you didn’t know), who is the BEST Metal Guitarist.

I have a very Dark and Sarcastic Humour inside of me, if you couldn’t tell.


So, Here is the VERY Questionable List of the 10 BEST GUITARISTS in the Universe, According to MusicRadar. (Side Note: All the Guitarists on their List are actually great Guitarists, but I DON’T think these are the “Best”):

1) Jim Root and Mick Thomson (Slipknot).

2) James Hetfied and Kurt Hammett (Metallica).

3) James ‘Munky’ Shaffer (KORN).

4) Olavi Mikkonen and Johan Söderberg (Amon Amarth).

5) Richard Z. Kruspe and Paul Landers (Rammstein).

6) Phil Sqrosso and Nick Hipa (As I Lay Dying).

7) Sean Long and Mat Welsh (While She Sleeps).

8) Kerry King and Gary Holt (Slayer).

9) Adam Dutkiewicz and Joel Stroetzel (KILLSWITCH ENGAGE).

10) Alexi Laiho and Daniel Freyberg (Children of Bodom)

(I hope I spelled everyone’s name correctly).


That is a good list, with really talented Guitarists, but it isn’t My List of the “BEST” Guitarists…but first…

I need to explain how I chose my list of the “BEST” Guitarists.

  • Technical Skills.
  • Proficiency of their Craft.
  • Ability to Compose GREAT RIFFS, HEAVY Rhythms, EXTREME BREAKDOWNS, and Intelligent Soloing that is NOT just a bunch of Notes thrown together, and IF, it is a bunch of notes thrown together, it sounds AMAZING!
  • Speed in Playing Important, but mixing with beautiful Melodies.
  • HEAVY AS F\/©K Composing is Helpful!
  • And a few I chose because 1) They are Great Great Guitar Players, and 2) they have Fantastic and Positive Chi (example, Jeff Loomis).
  • MY LIST IS IN NO SPECIFIC ORDER AS IT IS TOO, WAY TOO DIFFICULT TO PUT THESE GUITARISTS IN ANY RANKED ORDER!
  • Let’s Get Roll’en!

NOW, HERE’S MY LIST, WITH VIDEO EXAMPLES:

1) Jason Richardson (Currently with All that Remains and as a solo artist).


2) Jeff Loomis (NEVERMORE, Arch Enemy, and Solo Artist) — NEVERMORE is my Favourite Band…Period! R.I.P. WARREL DANE.


3) Josh Middleton (SYLOSIS and Architects). SYLOSIS may be my 2nd all-time favourite band.


4) Joe Haley (PSYCROPTIC) — Joe Haley is a Monster guitar player! Prepare your eardrums for a sonic wave of HEAVINESS in King-Kong-like proportions!


5) Jesse Cash (ERRA) — Insane Guitar Talent!


* Trigger Alert! LOL!

6) Eddie Pickard (INFANT ANNIHILATOR) — Not sure what to say….So many notes, yet Eddie makes them ALL sound great together! Other descriptors: BRUTAL! SHOCK-AND-AWE! DARK! SATIRICAL….CRAZY!


7) Angel Vivaldi and Cole Rolland (because one video is a collaboration): Both of these guys are virtuoso Guitarists. They can play extreme metal, classical (as in Bach) in metal style, djent…it appears they can probably play any style.

And,


8) Lucas Mann (Rings of Saturn) — “The Husk”, pretty amazing!


9) Vogg (DECAPITATED and Machine Head). It’s Vogg! What more needs to be said? SmackDown Time!


10) Steffen Kummerer (OBSCURA): AMAZING Talent!


11) Keith Merrow (Solo Artist) — Marrow is a Great Musical Storyteller; and, he has KILLER TONE!


12) Brandon Ellis (The Black Dahlia Murder) — An all-round GREAT Guitar Player with very high compositional skills, and who always composes VERY INTERESTING sets of riffs, even including Classical Style riffs in his really heavy music. One of my Favourites on this list.


So, that is My List! This List is Mine! You may have a totally different list, and if you do, you can blog about it.

Abstract Light Streaks #368, Rev. B

Title: “Abstract Light Streaks #368, Rev. B”.

Creation Date: 21 December 2019.
By: Nawfal Johnson.
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
All Rights Reserved
Penang, Malaysia
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☆ Here’s how You can Help Me Now! Click on the Following Link and Buy my Fine Art Photography in Gallery-Quality Prints and Canvas at my Gallery Link below!

https://www.imagekind.com/Abstract-Light-Streaks-368-Rev-B_art?imid=eeece5fc-a8d6-465c-937b-a7e6c2a51d6e

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#Photography, #Art, #FineArt, #ContemporaryArt, #LightStreaks, #Abstract, #NawfalJohnsonNur, #illuminated, #Rorschach, #ChaosOrder,

SKY RIPS OPEN, EDIT F

Title: SKY RIPS OPEN, Edit F. |

Creation Date: 16 December 2019. |
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson. |
All Rights Reserved. ~
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~ Series: ETHEREAL DREAMS & NIGHTMARES. ~

Series Years: 2011 to Present (On-going). |
Current Number of Fine Art Pieces in this Series: 48. ~
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~ Original Medium: Smoke. ~

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~ Artist’s Note: ~

All photographs in the ETHEREAL DREAMS & NIGHTMARES Series were designed using my Smoke-Art Photography. ~
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~ ☆You can purchase Fine Art Photography Prints and Gallery Canvas of this artwork from my Sales Gallery at ImageKind (Here’s the Link): ~

https://www.imagekind.com/SKY-RIPS-OPEN-Edit-F_art?imid=0a43d45a-e6e6-4d3b-9689-4b85612199d7

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#Art, #Photography, #Smoke, #Rorschach, #ETHEREAL, #Nightmares, #Dreams, #Clouds, #Complex, #Chaos, #Order, #NawfalJohnsonNur, #Abstract, #Expressionism, #ContemporaryArt, #ImageKind, #Sky, #Purple, #Violent, #Fury, #Malevolent, #Fog,
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“AND FOR MY NEXT MASTERPIECE! A PLAIN CARDBOARD BOX FILLED WITH AIR, SITTING ON A TABLE AGAINST A PLAIN WHITE WALL! KIDDING….IT’S JUST ANOTHER OF MY “BORING” ABSTRACT SMOKE-ART PHOTOGRAPHS”.

OWL FACE in the ETHEREAL FOG, Edit D

OWL FACE in the ETHEREAL FOG, Edit D


Title: Owl Face in the Ethereal Fog, Edit D. |

Creation Date: 15 December 2019. |
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson. |
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~ Series: ETHEREAL DREAMS & NIGHTMARES. ~

Series Years: 2011 to Present (On-going). |
Current Number of Fine Art Pieces in this Series: 45. ~
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~ Original Medium: Smoke. ~

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~ Artist’s Note: ~

All photographs in the ETHEREAL DREAMS & NIGHTMARES Series were designed using my Smoke-Art Photography. ~
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~ ☆You can purchase Fine Art Photography Prints and Gallery Canvas of this artwork from my Sales Gallery at ImageKind (Here’s the Link): ~

https://www.imagekind.com/Owl-Face-in-the-Ethereal-Fog-Edit-D_art?imid=458d19ef-8987-48ac-b7f6-47754051a60d

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Little Red-Skulled Demon Weaves Light under the Masonic Temple, aka, ALS #435

Title: “Little Red-Skulled Demon Weaves Light under the Masonic Temple, aka, ALS #435”.

Creation Date: 13 December 2019.
By: Nawfal Johnson.
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
All Rights Reserved
Penang, Malaysia

Series: ABSTRACT LIGHT STREAKS.

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☆ Here’s how You can Help Me Now! Click on the Following Link and Buy my Fine Art Photography in Gallery-Quality Prints and Canvas at my Gallery Link below!

https://www.imagekind.com/Little-Red-Skulled-Demon-aka-ALS-435_art?imid=3047c60d-d372-4cf0-b1ef-6582f3d2758c

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☆ Artist’s Note:

Note #1:

The Red-Skulled Demon is almost in the center (of the art piece), and the Compass and Square (Common Masonic Symbology) is above the Demon. The Demon is underground, in a dungeon under the Temple. The Demon is NOT a prisoner of the Masons, no, it is the Ruler, who leads from below the surface. ■ Alternatively, there is a skull-in-a-skull, and in that case, the Compass and Square become part of the bigger skull.

Note #2:

I know this is NOWHERE close to as Skilled, or as Interesting, or as MASTERFULLY CRAFTED, as the Duct-Taped Banana “Masterpiece”, which sold for 120K, but I do the best I can, even though I know, deep down, I will never surpass the Artistry or Sophistication of “Artists” like “El BananaMan”, the Master of Duct Tape and Rotten Fruits and Vegetables—A Legend of Modern Art!

If you missed my “Clown-Art Banana World” post, then here’s the link! Check it Out!

https://nawfalnur.wordpress.com/2019/12/12/this-is-fuucking-idiotic-clown-art-banana-world/

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#Photography, #Art, #FineArt, #ContemporaryArt, #LightStreaks, #Abstract, #NawfalJohnsonNur, #illuminated, #Rorschach, #ChaosOrder, #demon, #red, #Masonic, #Mason, #Satan, #Lucifer, #SecretSociety, #NWO,

TREE IMPRESSIONS, #9, Edit J

Title: “TREE IMPRESSIONS, #9, Edit J”.

Creation Date: 10 December 2019.
Series: TREE IMPRESSIONS.
Series Year: 2019.
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
All Rights Reserved.
Penang, Malaysia.
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Main Influences for Exploring New Adventures and Viewpoints with Photography:

1) Andreas Bernhard Lyonel #Feininger (December 27, 1906 – February 18, 1999)
2) Carl Fischer (B. 1924), was a longtime Photographer for Esquire magazine.
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☆ Buy Gallery Prints and Fine Art Canvas of this Photographic Artwork, at the following Link:

https://www.imagekind.com/Abstract-Tree-Impressions-9-Edit-J_art?imid=ec733bab-e923-4922-96b4-127d4c9902f1

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#Photography #Art #NawfalJohnsonNur #Contemporary #FineArtPhotography #Rorschach #Trees #Impression #order #chaos #forever #Abstract, #TreeArt,

Distant Planet’s Surface Burns after a Supernovae

Title: “Distant Planet’s Surface Burns after a Supernovae”.

Creation Date: 6 December 2019
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
All Rights Reserved.
The Galaxy: Milky Way.

Series: “A View from the Edge of the Milky Way Galaxy.” (2018 – 2019)

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☆ You can buy a museum-quality print of this Artwork from my Imagekind sales gallery website, just click on the following link :

https://www.imagekind.com/Distant-Planets-Surface-Burns-after-a-Supernovae_art?imid=81695cba-f40e-41a0-921d-e6c60ebe0e0e

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Artist’s Note:

Imagine a planet far enough away from a Supernovae that it is not ripped apart, but it is in the exact right (wrong) location in space, to be fried by the heat produced by the Supernovae. If that is possible, then this is my interpretation of that violent cosmic scene, as seen from outer space looking down on the planet’s surface.


“The term Milky Way is a translation of the Latin via lactea, from the Greek γαλαξίας κύκλος (galaxías kýklos, “milky circle”). From Earth, the Milky Way appears as a band because its disk-shaped structure is viewed from within. Galileo Galilei first resolved the band of light into individual stars with his telescope in 1610. Until the early 1920s, most astronomers thought that the Milky Way contained all the stars in the Universe….The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy with a diameter between 150,000 and 200,000 light-years (ly). It is estimated to contain 100–400 billion stars. There are probably at least 100 billion planets in the Milky Way. The Solar System is located within the disk, 26,490 (± 100) light-years from the Galactic Center, on the inner edge of the Orion Arm, one of the spiral-shaped concentrations of gas and dust. The stars in the innermost 10,000 light-years form a bulge and one or more bars that radiate from the bulge. The galactic center is an intense radio source known as Sagittarius A*, likely a supermassive black hole of 4.100 (± 0.034) million solar masses.”

Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milky_Way
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#abstractexpressionism, #Abstractionist, #AlphaQuadrant, #astronomy, #Supernovae, #cosmic, #Curtis, #edge, #galacticcenter, #galaxíaskýklos, #galaxy, #Golden, #GreatDebate, #harmony, #Hubble, #milkyway, #NawfalJohnsonNur, #photography, #planets, #RedGiants, #ScienceFictionPhotography, #Shapley, #solarsystem, #space, #stars, #universe, #vialactea,

TREE IMPRESSIONS, #7

Title: “TREE IMPRESSIONS, #7”.

Creation Date: 3 December 2019.
Series: TREE IMPRESSIONS.
Series Year: 2019.
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
All Rights Reserved.
Penang, Malaysia.
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My Main Influences for Exploring New Adventures and Viewpoints with Photography:

1) Andreas Bernhard Lyonel #Feininger (December 27, 1906 – February 18, 1999)
2) Carl Fischer (B. 1924), was a longtime Photographer for Esquire magazine.
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☆ Buy Gallery Prints and Fine Art Canvas of this Photographic Artwork, at the following Link:

https://www.imagekind.com/TREE-IMPRESSIONS-7_art?imid=eeccaaa3-ad0f-441a-a559-c7ae8dc63708

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#Photography #Art #NawfalJohnsonNur #Contemporary #FineArtPhotography #Rorschach #Trees #Impression #order #chaos #forever #Abstract, #TreeArt,

TREE IMPRESSIONS, #6, Edit F

Title: “TREE IMPRESSIONS, #6, Edit F.

Creation Year: 2019.
Series: TREE IMPRESSIONS.
Series Year: 2019.
Copyright 2019 Nawfal Johnson
All Rights Reserved.
Penang, Malaysia.
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Main Influences for Exploring New Adventures and Viewpoints with Photography:

1) Andreas Bernhard Lyonel Feininger (December 27, 1906 – February 18, 1999)
2) Carl Fischer (B. 1924), was a longtime Photographer for Esquire magazine.
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☆ Buy Gallery Prints and Canvas of this Photographic Artwork, at the following Link:

https://www.imagekind.com/TREE-IMPRESSIONS-6-Edit-F_art?imid=31e86110-eadd-4bfb-ab4a-4a084f2b1dd2

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Tags:
#Photography #Art #NawfalJohnsonNur #Contemporary #FineArtPhotography #Rorschach #Trees #Impression #order #chaos #forever #Abstract, #TreeArt,