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California Dreamin - Phil Connor - Psychedelic Art

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My Bio
I started experimenting with paint around 2009 / 2010. I got to where I am now through experimenting with cheap dollar store paints and canvases. I tried out many different techniques over the years and I’ve finally found one that I cant stop making. My friends love the pieces and so do I. So for the next little while I will be experimenting within this style and technique. Over time I will go back and try out bigger better versions of some other things I had been working on.

This is abstract expressionism. Not only does it express my feelings, but it also lets you express your feelings. These paintings move with your mood. If you are happy you see happy things, if you are sad, you see sad things. The paintings have great contrast and depth which creates detailed illusions. Made for true art lovers. Made for people with a bottomless imagination. The people who understand this type of art, will love it.

The biggest inspiration for me was Jackson Pollock. His paintings opened up a whole new world of art experience for me. Some people may compare this art to Jackson Pollocks work. My paintings use a different technique, but it is similar, and it does have the same affect.

I hope you enjoy the art, most of the pieces are available in print form, and some of the originals are still for sale. Check the links at the bottom of each post.

A good way to contact me is through my website.

Favourite Visual Artist
Escher
Favourite Movies
Death Proof
Favourite TV Shows
Seinfeld
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Between The Buried And Me, Mala, kryptic minds.. to many
Favourite Books
Catch me if you can
Favourite Games
Monopoly
Favourite Gaming Platform
A Table
Tools of the Trade
Paint, Canvas
Other Interests
Electronic Music, Dubstep, Drum And Bass
New Paintings Coming Soon!
Working on a lot of music. https://soundcloud.com/numobass Check it out. Follow if you have a soundcloud account.
In the studio again.... New stuff coming soon.

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crazyruthie Traditional Artist
awesome style. :)

i've been thinking about switching from artist's grade paints to something like tempera or at the other end of the scale, house paint.  i like the idea of making things that are made with materials most people would be able to find and afford. :)
keepstillkeepquietProfessional Traditional Artist
Yea Ive used house paint before. Just add colour to it.
W-out General Artist
thank you Phil for adding my work, good to see that you are back.. keep up the great works man!! GrtzZz and peace my friend
keepstillkeepquietProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks, you're work is getting better every time I see it. I'm adding some old ones now, then some new ones in the next couple days!  Thanks
seglenieksHobbyist General Artist
Love your style! :happybounce:
keepstillkeepquietProfessional Traditional Artist
Thanks! Glad to see you added me to your watch! Ill be posting more soon!
This art is really amazing even if it looks weird, in old time people really loved this kind of art which is still so popular! I LOVE YOUR ART ITS AMAZING!