Sunday, March 16, 2008

Sunday Art Review: African Artist Lawrence Jones

For this week's Sunday Art Review post, I am featuring an unknown African artist I met at the Natural Expo West trade show in Anaheim. His name is Lawrence Jones, who was hired by a global food manufacturer to paint on site. His work caught my eye and i thought it was a perfect feature for the Sunday Art Review. (Thank you Lawrence, for allowing me to photograph your art). This photo above shows Lawrence painting with what looked like a pin...not a paintbrush. I was fascinated to see him create this art before my eyes.

above: "Guitar Man"

above: "Ice Cream Cone Girl"

above: "The Pony"

above: "Cowgirl"

above: "Cup of Coffee"
I hope you enjoyed this week's Sunday Art Review as much as I did!
-Rick Rockhill


Rhodester said...

Okay, that guy's good! Nice stuff.


Beautiful work. Thanks for featuring this 'unknown' artist.

I came over from Diane at Astellarlife and will be returning.

Seamus said...

I just love the expressive playfulness of this work!

TWISI said...

Love his work! thanks for sharing.

Lewis said...

I love the bright colors. So cheery. Happy. Bright.

Cheryl said...

It must have been amazing to see the paint transform into art right before your eyes.

whimsicalnbrainpan said...

Wow! Those paintings have such energy!

Anonymous said...

An interesting technique used with my favorite medium. The paintings are so quickly created, yet express good detail. Thanks for sharing! Steven

Canadian flake said...

wow these are amazing...thanks for sharing.


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