Studio Shangri-La Fine Art: NATURE PORTRAITS Intaglio

The latest additions to the NATURE PORTRAITS collection are influenced by the look of intaglio, or engraved woodblock printmaking. And the subjects are palm trees, as well as birch, the cross sections of fallen wood and the Mystic River. Locations are Miami Beach and Boston.

Studio Shangri-La ๐ŸŒบ โšก๏ธ ELECTRIC FLORAL โšก๏ธ๐ŸŒบ + Shop Update

These bright electric floral pieces appear in different sections on the Portfolio, with more waiting in the wings, and are influenced as much by electronics as by nature. Other bright straight on floral shots are also available, in addition to the geometric art deco style. The art deco influenced style also works great on fabric.Continue reading “Studio Shangri-La ๐ŸŒบ โšก๏ธ ELECTRIC FLORAL โšก๏ธ๐ŸŒบ + Shop Update”

The MBTA Fine Art Print Series By Studio Shangri-La

The first MBTA orange line print in the slideshow I made to have a graphic, pop art or ink blot affect. And it was trying a new look. Thanks to interest from TurningArt, I produced more pieces in this style. More info to come on this Boston themed project and others.

Deco Bostonia Collection Has A Charlestown Moment

From top left going clockwise: Bunker Hill Monument, Bunker Hill St. details, Monument detail, industrial detail across from fire station, detail of Breedโ€™s Hill building As you can see, some Charlestown scenery gets the Studio Shangri-La โ€œDeco Bostoniaโ€ treatment โ€” a collection devoted to Greater Boston. For more details on how to order please visitContinue reading “Deco Bostonia Collection Has A Charlestown Moment”

Deco Bostonia: The MBTA Series

The MBTA Series of prints is graphic and playful, conceptual and geometric photography that mimics games and ink blots. All of these original photos that the prints are based on were taken on site at different train stations. As Bostonians are well aware, the train lines โ€” Especially the orange โ€” Have been undergoing upgradesContinue reading “Deco Bostonia: The MBTA Series”

Studio Shangri-La Publications Launch of AMAZING Mag ๐Ÿš€ Seeking Content Contributions!

Hello, this is Sarah, the founder and director of Studio Shangri-La. Iโ€™ve been inspired by recent collaborations to launch a digital and print magazine called AMAZING. Not surprisingly, the focus will be on amazingness โ€” news, information and arts that inspire. Would you like to contribute? Please contact on the About page. The magazine willContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Publications Launch of AMAZING Mag ๐Ÿš€ Seeking Content Contributions!”

New Art: Black Arrowroot 1 + 2, Deep Forest

View this post on Instagram A post shared by ๐•Š๐•’๐•ฃ๐•’๐•™ ๐•€๐•œ๐•–๐•ฃ๐•• (@sarah.ikerd) On arrowroot: โ€œSome of the potent Ayurveda and medicinal properties of arrowroot include alexeteric that thwarts toxin and infection, anti-dysenteric relieves and averts stomach upset, aphrodisiac stimulates sexual drive, antipyretic subsides fever, depurative works as a purifying agent and hypocholesterolemic diminishes cholesterolโ€ โ€”Continue reading “New Art: Black Arrowroot 1 + 2, Deep Forest”