New print, Tranquility, to Shades of Black & White series
New Print by Arthur Jacob – part of Inspired by Nature series
New Print recently added to the Inspired by Nature print series.
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written by Carolyn Edlund, Arts Business Insitute
Arts Business Insitute recently spoke with photographer Arthur Jacob about his inspiration and the creative nature of his medium.
How did your career as an artist begin?
As early as I can remember, my sense of sight was the strongest of all five senses. As I grew older I began to do all sorts of art projects, but always with a sense of bold colors, shapes, and movement. In 2003 I moved to Las Vegas and while unpacking, I discovered a box with a digital camera in it. Someone said to me, “Do something with it!”
I began taking shots of almost anything, as well as, doing portfolios for new entertainment artists in Las Vegas. Late one night, while I was touching up an image on the computer, I accidentally hit the wrong key and the image before me changed in terms of shapes and movement. I added a little bit of colour and that was it, I began a new creative adventure.
A while back, I had a client ask me how to care for their fine art print. There is not one single answer to this question.
Sometimes individuals or designers will ask me if my work will fit into any categories or themes besides just Florals, Abstracts, and Black & White. Another way to approach selecting an artwork is to ask what type of fine art would reflect the mood or “feeling” in the space they are collecting for.
Art is the primary method through which an individual attempts to share their view of the world around them with others. Art has existed for hundreds of thousands of years and has taken many forms over the centuries. The earliest humans attempted to preserve knowledge and culture through crude sculptures and drawings, many of which can be seen in museums and archaeological sites to this day.
Greek and Roman culture fostered an explosion of art through sculpture and architecture, and the Italian Renaissance gave us famous works such as Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” and Michelangelo’s “David”.
Photography is the result of scientific achievement, originally a combination of mechanical design and chemical reaction to light. Today’s cameras do without the chemical reaction, instead of allowing digital processing of light which leads to high-quality images.