"A love for the magic of creation"
September 24, 2012 5:22 AM   Subscribe

Adam Doyle paints "beautiful gestural portraits of birds," according to the art blog Colossal. His other work includes book covers, paintings and illustrations aimed at children, and contributions to the 52 Shades of Greed card deck (4 of clubs, 5 & 6 of hearts, and 7 of spades).
posted by catlet (4 comments total) 11 users marked this as a favorite
Ignorant popups on 52 Shades site make it impossible to browse.
posted by BentFranklin at 6:32 AM on September 24, 2012

Oh my gosh, look at the squiggles!
posted by Nomyte at 6:57 AM on September 24, 2012

They're kind of neat, but this is definitely not what comes to mind when I hear, "gestural." I guess it technically fits, but I find these to be incredibly mannered.
posted by cmoj at 7:56 AM on September 24, 2012

I agree, cmoj - "gestural," for me, calls to mind single-stroke paintings. Still, I like the effects that Doyle gets.
posted by catlet at 8:37 AM on September 24, 2012

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