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Sugar Fantasies

Will Cotton Combines Beautiful Women With Sweet Candy

— May 17, 2009 — Naughty
If you have a sweet tooth and like women, Will Cotton is your man. Along with sculpting, this fierce painter also creates beautiful images of nude women immersed in sweet candy landscapes. His images are stunning and fabulous.

I know that I would happily jump into that chocolate lake right now! It's too good to be true, but Will Cotton's idea is just decadent!

Implications - Many consumers are searching for products that provide a sense of escape from everyday life due to hectic schedules. These fantasy pictorials provide viewers with a sense of serenity and bliss with the soft color palette and half-nude women. Companies should consider how their products are giving the client this same sense of relaxation and escape to aid in taking a break from a busy life.
Trend Themes
1. Escapism Art - The growing market for art that offers a sense of peace and serenity through visually imaginative and dreamlike compositions.
2. Decadent Imagery - The use of luxurious and indulgent visual concepts in art and advertising, catering to consumers' desires for lavish experiences.
3. Sensual Landscapes - Artistry and imagery that showcase details of human form intertwined with organic or inorganic elements.
Industry Implications
1. Confectionery and Snacks - Candy and pastry brands could tap into the appeal of decadent imagery to evoke consumers' imagination and drive sales.
2. Art Galleries - Art galleries may consider showcasing more escapist and sensual works to cater to the growing consumer demand for serenity and escape.
3. Lifestyle and Wellness - Wellness brands can leverage the trend of escapism art to promote their products and services as a means of relaxation and self-care.
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