© 2016 by Silver Vintage Photography. 


Discovering Joy

June 21, 2016

Hi, welcome to the newest part of my website - my blog. As you'd expect, I'll be blogging about my work and anything connected with that. So let's jump right in...


Today I happened to be browsing Facebook when a page I follow spat out an interesting link to an American artist named Dan May. Of course I followed the rabbit down the hole and spent the next few hours submerged in a world of gorgeous, surreal, narrative art, such as this:



The emotive figures of his Gentle Creatures series possess an innocence that is hard to overlook and I found myself drawn further into their touching world. Each image, no matter how bleak it may first appear, holds something to suggest a hopefulness and I am nothing but a sucker for this kind of pull on my heartstrings.


What I find so wonderful about this series (and something that I aspire to with my own work) is the ambiguity in each of his paintings or drawings. I adore work that I can project into, art that gives you a little snap shot and then challenges you to fill in the blanks. Each of his images are a snippet of an untold story, and that is like catnip for me.


I was so moved by his work that I couldn't stop myself from buying some and honestly I can't wait to have it hanging on my wall.


So if, like me, you have a love of fairytale like surrealism, why don't you head over to take a look at the gorgeous world of Dan May and his sublime Gentle Creatures. 









Please reload

Recent Posts

August 9, 2019

July 17, 2019

June 1, 2019

May 17, 2019

April 22, 2019

March 15, 2019

March 9, 2019

February 13, 2019

Please reload

Please reload

Search By Tags