Today’s feature is new hi-tech botanical and especially exuberant for summer. This is made of a few photos of lupines and is another biosynergy-inspired layout. Available Direct & in multiple formats + gear on: Saatchi Art TurningArt Society6
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Star Core I & II by Studio Shangri-La
Conceptual abstract photography on the expression of light / photons, for me a form of reverence. This is duo is also formed from light reflections on metal. The abstraction imagines thermonuclear fusion, awesome cosmic power, and imagining stars as vast data transmission centers, since light carries information. I’m also inspired by my ongoing studies bothContinue reading “Star Core I & II by Studio Shangri-La”
Fabricate::Recreate — Mixed Media In The Studio
My latest mixed media in progress is titled “Fabricate::Recreate.” It’s a large 6’x3’x2” double repurposed, terraced canvas. The work is about the enjoyment and open-endedness of creation, how one thing or material can become another and keep on morphing. And everything has an underlying and even overlying fabric. The title also refers to the re-cyclicalContinue reading “Fabricate::Recreate — Mixed Media In The Studio”
Studio Shangri-La By Sarah Ikerd on TurningArt & Society6
I’m happy to partner with both TurningArt and Society6. Here are the links to the storefronts: Studio Shangri-La By Sarah Ikerd on TurningArt TurningArt is prints of various types and is more geared towards commercial and residential projects, including rentals and digital. Studio Shangri-La By Sarah Ikerd on Society6 Society6 offers an interest variety ofContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La By Sarah Ikerd on TurningArt & Society6”
New In April/May: The Corsham Black & Whites + The Locks
I had a wonderful recording trip to Real World Studios in Box, Corsham recently and there was also excellent opportunity for photography. The European Beech lives on the grounds of Real World, and the second one is from nearby public Lovar Garden with nature trails. Both are looking quite evocative here in the mist. ThisContinue reading “New In April/May: The Corsham Black & Whites + The Locks”
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art • Spring Deco Florals
Celebrating the bright warmth around here with local florals. In a modern deco scheme reminiscent of windows, these colorful works fancifully bring nature indoors. Available in large format and for high resolution download.
The Botanic Panels • Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature
There are many examples of the Botanic Panels in the Studio Shangri-La catalog. For more examples, please see below and also the Portfolio page. Admittedly, the catalog needs some updating! These are inspired by the Art Deco and Arts & Crafts movements. For further info, please use the Contact page.
Nature’s Abstraction • Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Photography
Today’s theme is abstraction in nature, and abstract ideas and forms being birthed from nature. DISPERSION is marbleized pollen in water. This effect can be achieved with paint, yet nature is the original artist.
Sci-Art By Studio Shangri-La
These selections express scientific concepts — from quantum physics to photosynthesis, from electronic signal noise to photonics, nanotechnology and quantum computing. High resolution downloads, customizations and commissions available.
Skyworks • Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Photography
Today’s theme is an awesome one — The Sky, both simple and complex, and beautiful to behold. There are many sky selections from over the years. These are just a few, including the video below. See the portfolio page for more also. Photographs are available for customized production and hi-res download. For that, please seeContinue reading “Skyworks • Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Photography”
Nature Portraits by Studio Shangri-La • Now On View At Beth Israel’s New Klarman Building
Nature Portraits by Studio Shangri-La • the miracle of the mundane • Unlike the deco works, these are straight on. And a few of them now live in large format on Floors 7 & 8 at the now open-to-the-public Beth Israel Klarman Bldg! It just opened this month. The works at Klarman are in theContinue reading “Nature Portraits by Studio Shangri-La • Now On View At Beth Israel’s New Klarman Building”
New & Recent Artwork From Studio Shangri-La: Tropical Deco Noir
With the En Casa duo, the idea here is to create an altarpiece that looks like a house, a tribute to the fact that earth and nature is our first house, that wherever we go on earth, that is in a way home. The aesthetic is ultra modern because I believe modernity & nature canContinue reading “New & Recent Artwork From Studio Shangri-La: Tropical Deco Noir”
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Photography: Autograph Tree / Clusea rosea
This large format horizontal piece makes use of both symmetry and asymmetry, like nature. And every plant and piece of nature has a function in the grand design, whether we’re immediately aware of it or not. The path of knowledge by respectful exploration will continue to reveal that.
Studio Shangri-La Art Of The Day: Bleeding Heart Vine
This Art Of The Day is another modern tropical botanical with an Art Deco-inspired layout. Bleeding Heart Vine, like so many other plants, has medicinal qualities, most notably pain relief, a numbing effect. ￼ As seen here, the Vine is climbing a cabana wall in South Beach. It’s native to West Africa, though. These botanicalsContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Art Of The Day: Bleeding Heart Vine”
Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature: Natural Selections
Among a growing collection of nature photography, these three are all 3 panel extended pieces in an effort to create a deeper dimension and expression or feeling of the scene. The first was taken at The National Hotel in Miami, the second here at home in Somerville, and the third an amalgam of local beachContinue reading “Studio Shangri-La Fine Art Feature: Natural Selections”