Minimalist Pencil Portraits
Carmel Dunne captures the beauty of innocent faces. The subjects of her work can easily be perceived as both male or female. The inclusion of water color adds a very fantasylike quality to the portraits. The detail is unbelievable, and her work emanates a soft and calming set of feelings. Carmel Dunn is from Byron Bay, and her other work includes taking the covers of old magazines and enhancing them with glitter.
Implications - In today's society, consumers are most likely to invest in products that evoke emotions or those with which they have a personal connection. Art that is able to portray a message or inspire a consumer to feel a certain way will likely generate favorable results.