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Minimalist Pokemon Portraits

Natalie Al-Tahhan's Essence of Pokemon Series is Minimally Mighty

— May 20, 2011 — Art & Design
Once you've seen one of these Poke-portraits, you've gotta check 'em all!

Natalie Al-Tahhan's 'Essence of Pokemon' collection puts a picasso-esque spin on portraits of our most prized Poke-heroes. The 'Essence of Pokemon' name itself breathes an air of sophistication and that's exactly what this series exemplifies.

All of Natalie's images are composed of very minimal color palettes and they all follow a similar style of composition. Each one features a courageous character in front of a solid background, emphasizing the Pokemon's unique features and attributes.

Natalie Al-Tahhan's 'Essence of Pokemon' image series gives class to your favorite characters. Cherish a Charizard masterpiece in your dining room or hang a pristine Pikachu by your patio with these interesting works. Whatever the occasion, Natalie Al-Tahhan's 'Essence of Pokemon' images defeat drab artwork.
Trend Themes
1. Minimalist Art - The trend of using a minimal color palette and simple composition in art creates an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the art industry.
2. Pop Culture Art - The trend of using popular characters and media in art creates an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the art industry, especially in merchandise and licensing.
3. Character Interpretation - The trend of interpreting and reimagining well-known characters creates an opportunity for disruptive innovation in the entertainment and gaming industries.
Industry Implications
1. Art - The 'Essence of Pokemon' collection and similar minimalist art styles offer a disruptive innovation opportunity in the art world, attracting a new audience and creating unique products and experiences.
2. Merchandise and Licensing - The popularity of pop culture art, such as Natalie Al-Tahhan's 'Essence of Pokemon,' creates a disruptive innovation opportunity for merchandise and licensing industries to incorporate unique, high-quality art into their products.
3. Entertainment and Gaming - The trend of reimagining well-known characters, such as in Natalie Al-Tahhan's 'Essence of Pokemon,' offers a disruptive innovation opportunity for the entertainment and gaming industries to create fresh and engaging content while still appealing to existing fans.
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