Kaleidoscope of colors by Phil Lewis
Kaleidoscope of colors by Phil Lewis.
American artist Phil Lewis was born on June 14th, 1978 in Montreal, Canada. Since childhood he was interested in visual artwork. When Phil Lewis was 12 years old he got his first computer, and found the world of possibilities for his art, combining artwork with the computer. He designed show posters and album covers for the band, where he also created music, and also developed his artwork and Photoshop skills. In 2008 he decided to take a break from music and focused on artwork full-time. In addition to drawing the things around him, Phil Lewis also developed a style of artwork that combines pen and ink drawings and digital design.
His art is a festival of colors with fabulous plants, in the form of a camel or horse heads on a black background. “I am truly grateful for the ability to create this art, and through it, I hope to bring as much positive energy into the world as I can”, says the artist. Phil Lewis talks about his work as follows: “Our world is so beautiful and diverse! And what a pity that few are able to see how it is rich in colors, colors and shades”.
“All kinds of things inspire my artwork. I get a lot of ideas while hiking in the mountains. It’s a meditative process to go out by yourself and just think about everything that’s going on. I have a million projects happening at the same time… all the time, so when I get out and just think about everything, it helps me clear my head to think about new things. I notice and appreciate a lot of the patterns in nature, things like bark, leaves,…”
“Owls have always intrigued me. Not only are they physically fascinating , but their allusiveness has a magical quality. I feel like at any moment they could transform into a wizard or vanish in a puff of smoke. Whenever I see an owl, I’m inspired to capture some of this mysterious energy in my work. Not too long ago I was walking my dogs at dusk and saw an owl silhouetted in the pine trees against the fading light. The stars were just starting to come out and the wind was kicking up…it was a charged moment, and I was compelled to create…”