Summer, the ideal time for ice creams… and José Lourenço had this amazing idea of creating art photography of brushes resembling like ice creams.
As part of an ongoing project titled “Ice Cream,” the Portuguese visual artist photographs swirls of thick paint atop brushes in a form reminiscent of melting ice cream cones. The rainbow-hued brushes ooze with layers of sherbert-y color that look good enough to eat.
Smooth summertime vibes meet art supplies in this prismatic photo series. ‘Ice cream’ sees thick swirls of candy-colored paint pile atop brushes, becoming almost mouth-watering mashups of the edible and the undigestible.
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Lourenço mixes together a vibrant array of pigments and paints to create subtly swirling color compositions. The vibrant daubs are then heavily dipped onto paint brushes and photographed against both natural and colorful backdrops. The resulting forms look good enough to eat. Ice cream-like shapes seemingly ooze strawberry swirls, orange essence, and a punch of pineapple, when it’s actually just paint heightening our hunger…
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