All the pretty things!
My inspiration this week has come from LA artist Audrey Kawasaki. Her work has inspired everything from the colour scheme of my wedding to the jewellery I’m buying. She creates beautifully ethereal images of unattainable ghost like figures, using oil on wood panels. Her works are soft, innocent and alluring. Below is an excerpt from her website:
“The themes in Audrey Kawasaki’s work are contradictions within themselves. Her work is both innocent and erotic. Each subject is attractive yet disturbing. Audrey’s precise technical style is at once influenced by both manga comics and Art Nouveau. Her sharp graphic imagery is combined with the natural grain of the wood panels she paints on, bringing an unexpected warmth to enigmatic subject matter. The figures she paints are seductive and contain an air of melancholy. They exist in their own sensually esoteric realm, yet at the same time present a sense of accessibility that draws the observer to them. These mysterious young women captivate with the direct stare of their bedroom eyes. ’
To view more of Audrey’s work go to www.audrey-kawasaki.com