Today's Design Inspiration - Cubism

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I've happened to stumble across the style of art called cubism unknowingly while I was working on some of my own art. This style dates back to 20th century europe and the likes of Picasso. To me cubism represents the process of breaking up objects in their simpler forms and representing each component as a shape, color, or some form of smaller piece. These small pieces, or components, add up to the whole of the image in the completed artwork. Cubism can represent a person or scene or be purely abstract.

A Recent Drawing with Cubism Influences

To many, cubism can appear very odd or too abstract, but I enjoy reducing scenes down to smaller components and having fun with them. As you work on an art piece in this way, you will often be led in different directions, having no idea what the final piece of art will look like. To me, this is a much more enjoyable way to paint as opposed to trying to complete a planned out scene in a painting. Anyways, feel free to look up some cubism art on your own to inspire you with your own art projects.

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