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Contradictory Media Captures

The Fashion Collages by Carl E. Smith are Enticingly Eccentric

— June 27, 2012 — Fashion
Miscellaneous media and bizarrely beautiful images are juxtaposed in fashion collages by Carl E Smith. The Laguna Beach-based graphic designer has created a series of highly visual, mixed media chic fashion collages.

Most of Smith's work is based on the creation of contrasting compositions that showcase excitement, life and beauty through this unique juxtaposed format. Through the use of symbols, vivid colors and expressive backdrops, Carl E Smith creates surreal and fantasy-inspired artworks that are both thought-provoking and fashionable. Smith boasts an extensive series of collage-clad canvases, which showcase his intricate and artistic eye for details and compositions. This set of photographs features high-hovering muses, eyeless models and piecemeal bodies floating in space; these fashion collages by Carl E Smith may be bizarre, but they're also breathtakingly beautiful.
Trend Themes
1. Mixed Media Collages - Discover the potential for creating visually stunning and thought-provoking artworks by combining different forms of media in collage compositions.
2. Juxtaposed Compositions - Explore the use of contrasting elements to create excitement, life, and beauty in visual artworks.
3. Surreal Fashion Art - Tap into the world of surreal and fantasy-inspired fashion art to create captivating and unique pieces.
Industry Implications
1. Graphic Design - Incorporate mixed media collages into graphic design projects to add depth and visual interest.
2. Fashion - Experiment with juxtaposed compositions in fashion design to create dynamic and eye-catching garments.
3. Art - Combine surrealism and fashion in art exhibitions to create a captivating and thought-provoking experience for viewers.
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