All works found on larrycarlson.bigcartel.com and larrycarlson.tumblr.com
Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some transcendent art pieces. Now, let’s dive into the amazing world of Larry Carlson!
Alone and Unafraid- Part Three by Larry Carlson 2012 Digital chromogenic print
This is a large and epic work by “Surrealist Guru”, Larry Carlson. The overall presentation of the piece is awe-inspiring, and Carlson’s fantastic genius leeks through. Carlson has always had a way with cosmic elegance, and this painting is no exception. The atramentous sky reminds me of one of those old rainbow papers we used as kids. He has multicolored stars across a black background, and also curved lines representing the eight planets. As we descend down the piece, we see a cosmic, satellite-like, entity with a woman’s head. A roller coaster is attached to it, and we see it emitting brilliant white lightning. Diving even deeper down, our eyes meet a robed figure with two faces. It appears to be holding some sort of spherical staff, which is radiating with a purple aura. Lastly, we see the ground of the work,which seems to be made out of melting saxophones. I absolutely adore this piece, and I would love to hear what you guys think of it in the comments’ section below.
Colorized Afternoon by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper
Here we have a vibrantly brilliant work by “Computer Guru”, Larry Carlson. The colors of the piece really “pop out” at the viewer, and transport them into a surreal world of intense serenity. Everything about the painting incorporates the senses, whether it be the multicolored sky, or the floral-patterned grass. While not being one of Carlson’s biggest works, it still aims to blow the viewer’s mind. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.
Hello fellow movie lovers, and welcome to this special post! Every two months, I will be reviewing a movie. I hope you guys will enjoy this post. Now, let’s get started!
The Trip by Michael Winterbottom Starring: Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon (Not Rated) Genre: Comedy, Drama (2010) 1hr 51min
The Trip is a hilarious film that stars Steve Coogan of Alan Patridge fame, and his best friend, Rob Brydon. The movie is about a food trip that the two actors take through northern England. They make various stops at different points in the film, and the acting is almost all improvised. Coogan and Brydon have amazing chemistry with one another, and it’s an fantastic sight to behold. Brydon is amazing at impressions, and we get the treat of listening to them throughout the film. I especially enjoy Rob’s impression of Michael Caine, as it’s completely spot on. The entire movie is one giant laugh riot that I highly recommend to anybody. The food looks incredibly tasty, and is pure eye candy. My final rating for this movie is a 9/10.
Paintings found on larrycarlson.bigcartel.com and larrycarlson.tumblr.com
Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to dive into the amazing world of Larry Carlson. Now, get ready to have your mind blown by the amazing paintings!
Medijate Vibrate by Larry Carlson Pigment print on deep matte paper
This is an incredibly trippy work by “Computer Guru”, Larry Carlson. It’s an optical illusion piece that’s a true feast for the eyes! The piece is very similar to the “wave” optical illusion, however, Carlson adds his genius on top of it. If you look closely, you can see a meditating woman hidden within the waves. I love this work for its incredibly trippy effect of the viewer. I’d love to hear what you guys think of this piece in the comments’ section below.
Fire Tree by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper
Here we have another amazing work by “Master Surrealist”, Larry Carlson. It’s a beautiful blend of realistic imagery, and mind-blowing psychedelia. The titular “tree” is a beautiful display of kaleidoscopic patterns and multicolored flowers. It really makes the viewer gasp in amazement. I especially love the blues that are used in the grass of the work. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.
Animals and plants found on various websites and books
Hello fellow nature lovers! It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at the amazing organisms found in nature. Now, let’s start exploring!
Manatee (Sirenia) Size: Up to 8.4 feet Diet: Herbivore Habitat: Coastal areas of the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico
The Manatee is an adorable creature of the sea. It’s also one of the biggest Herbivores, weighing up to 1,300 lbs. They have a very peaceful disposition, and are quite fascinated by humans. They are fascinating creatures with widely spaced eyes, and an incredibly prehensile upper lip. They have extremely high intellect, and can perform tasks like dolphins. The Manatee is also known as the “Sea Cow”.
Just look at that quite, squishy face!
Blister Bush (Notobubon galbanum) Size: Up to 2.5 metres Habitat: Table Mountain in South Africa
The Blister Bush is a dangerous plant that’s native to South Africa. It’s in the same family as carrots, but eating them is a huge no no! The bush has leaves, which resemble parsley, and it’s very green in color. The bush carries a corrosive blend of chemicals which include; xanthotoxin, bergapten, and psoralen. These chemicals cause blistering within days of human contact. They explode with sunlight exposure, and if 5% or more of the body is covered, serious scarring will occur. It can be treated by applying the strongest SPF sunscreen to the irritated area. Despite its many dangers, the bush actually has powerful medicinal purposes. It’s used by people in rural Africa as a cure for kidney stones. It also can be used to prevent miscarriages.
Le Perv by Carpenter Brut from the album “Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number 2015
This is an intense Synthwave track from the Ultraviolent epic, Hotline Miami 2. This particular piece plays during a prison break, and boy, does it fit! It starts with rhythmic bass, accompanied by a droning synthesizer. You can hear police sirens in the background, and this really adds to the dangerous atmosphere. Then, around the 47 second mark, the beat intensifies! We hear a blaring synth, and immediately feel anxiety. I’ve got to give credit to Carpenter Brut and Devolver Digital for using this amazing joyride of a song in the game. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.
Hello fellow art lovers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more trippy works. Now, let’s dive into the amazing world of Larry Carlson!
Scribble Tree Forest by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper
This is another glorious work by “Computer Guru”, Larry Carlson. It’s an abstract work with hints of realism hidden within. The piece centers around a psychedelic forest with real trees and mind blowing designs. There’re multicolored swirls in the sky that resemble a peacock’s feathers. I especially like the strange female faces that make up the stones. Tell me what you think of the piece in the comments’ section below.
Magic Plasma Tree by Larry Carlson Pigment print on metallic paper
Here we have another fantastic work by the amazing Larry Carlson. It’s an experiment in kaleidoscopic epicness, and by god, it’s a sight to behold! The titular “tree” is covered in a multicolored sheen that causes it to really “pop out” at the viewer. I always love what Carlson does with the leaves, and this is no exception! The leaves are colorful patterns of cosmic elegance, and the brightness creates a mystic aura around it. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.
The Way Home by Magic Sword from the album “Volume 1” (2015)
This is an absolutely epic song by Ohio Electronic Trio, Magic Sword. The piece was used in one of my favorite video games, Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number. It comes from a genre of music called Synthwave, which is a throwback to old 80’s action movies and heavy synth. It starts with the wind blowing, accompanied by a repetitive drum beat. Next, the epic bass and synth start playing, and this is where things get awesome! The synth starts playing a very catchy rhythm, and then the drum signals a tempo change. The ending result is a bass and synth heavy instrumental ballad of epic proportions! I absolutely adore this work of musical genius, and I’d love to hear what you guys think of it in the comments’ section below.