Artwork by Aberjhani is currently being assembled for publication in a forthcoming artbook on the coronavirus pandemic and featuring writings by authors from around the world. To keep up with developments on the project please visit the artist-author at Bright Skylark Literary Productions.
Redbird Singing Songs of Love in the Tree of Hope framed print by Aberjhani. Bring your print to life with hundreds of different frame and mat combinations. Our framed prints are assembled, packaged, and shipped by our expert framing staff and delivered "ready to hang" with pre-attached hanging wire, mounting hooks, and nails.
Redbird Singing Songs of Love in the Tree of Hope is a contemporary collage that fuses original photography, urban landscape, and digital painting to... more
"Redbird Singing Songs of Love in the Tree of Hope" is a contemporary collage that fuses original photography, urban landscape, and digital painting to underscore the theme of Beauty standing its ground during times of collective trauma. This is the fifth official image featured in the Redbird Series posted on Fine Art America and Pixels.
Like any number of my most recent prints, this one resulted from months of fine-tuning the different elements seen within it. The process began with the choice to utilize a slightly more realistic depiction of the North American cardinal, or red bird, perched on the sharp protruding branch. The surrounding environment was in fact inspired by images on which I'd been working for a different series.
If I were to point out the original physical site on which this chromatic forest was modeled, most viewers might ask if we were looking at the same thing. I have sometimes wondered that myself when looking at where a canvas started and where it conclude...
After being born and raised in the southeastern United States, I spent many years, while pursuing my education and serving in the U.S. Air Force, traveling around America and the world. Much of that story is told in my recent book releases, Greeting Flannery OConnor at the Back Door of My Mind and Dreams of the Immortal City Savannah. Artwork by me is featured on the cover of both books.
My last 3 public exhibits were at the Savannah/Hilton Head Airport Art Gallery in Savannah, Georgia, USA, and during a cultural arts event in the historic Lafayette Square in the same city. I am currently completing an artbook project on the COVID-19 pandemic with text contributions from writers around the world.
My original Silk-Featherbrush Artstyle...