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Newest Collection: AMAE - Awesome Modern Art Environments

24 June 2019

This week's new collection is AMAE. Following on from past Environment collections, this collection displays an array of works intended to be viewed from a distance, in the context of the vast variety of environments they depict. Starting off, Early Universe Development is a raw work that uses dithered shading in contrast to bright colors and radiant light to emphasize both boundless, infinite energy and the emptiness of space - a duality embodied by that of which its title speaks. Over a Peaceful Landscape uses soft colors and an empty, sky-aqua background in order to emphasize its serenity. The bottom-middle of the work is where the entire bottom half converges to, so as to show that the landscape, while peaceful, is not barren, but is very much active and alive. Next, Spirit Festival is a careful, blue-violet work that delineates foreground from background by the method of texturing. These distinctions weave throughout the whole image, infusing every part of it with the essence of the spirits who are being celebrated by the festival portrayed by the work. Thick Jungle looks like it might fit in a FDMA collection, based on its uniform texture and repetitive style. Its gradient and subtle moire, accentuated by its rough digital texture, and the particular patterns of changing color, imply exploration through a dense jungle while maintaining enough agency to stay in control. And finally of note, Color Turf Wars uses pastel shading to blend seamlessly through gradients of colors with nothing to do with each other, the whole array coming to look almost like tissue paper. Sharper lines, clear vectors of division, are not respected by the overall coloration of the work, with the implied result being reflected in the work's title. Please enjoy!



Gradient in Stages is a work that is unapologetically genuine in a way that almost no other work in this entire gallery can be, and which manages to be wholly unique in its compositional design. Very little of this work was manufactured after the fact - what you see is almost exactly what the monitor looked like before I took the photograph, and it remains, in my opinion, the most incredible monitor I have ever found.



This work shines as an example of a particular shading style - Pastel Gradient, which is visible towards the top of the image as it fades from a pastel blue into a light pastel yellow. The work uses this shading, along with moire, to create a distinct impression that leads to its name.



Some sort of wave travels along, and as it reaches the center of this work it expands and reaches a sort of explosion, from which it departs in a marvelous array of colors. It is abstraction incarnate - what this picture really displays is impossible to understand, but it begs to be examined and reexamined, and admired for its beauty, its incomprehensibility. This work is the precursor to almost every other Ripple Wave work in this gallery, including the entire contents of RWMA and RWMA2.



This work is overtly positive, mainly through its choice of palette. And yet, it remains somber, also partly through its choice of palette, as well as in structure as the negative space in the foreground seems to gaze into the distance. It also serves as a good example of a work that shines in its simplicity.



This work, though not at all new, is notable for being completely unique among all the other works in this gallery in its texture. While most works have more defined changes in color, or more digital feels, the rounded, almost blurred and genuinely watery-looking contours, color changes, and light refractions make this work truly one-of-a-kind.