Ant Carver Uses a New Technique in His Stunning Street Murals

What is so different about Ant Carver’s murals?

Besides simply looking more elaborate than many others, the artist overlays traditional painting techniques over street art, spray-painted walls. Using a brush and oil paints Ant Carver adds contours and details over a background of sprayed-on marks and colors. An illustration of the technique, you can find here. The result are these stunning, visually captivating street murals of people which one can find in the streets of London.

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The palettes of the mural backgrounds and the lines on top are usually in sharp contrast in order to create more impactful final portraits.
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Who influenced Ant Carver for his Street Murals?

Ant Carver’s inspiration comes from the uniquely corporeal paintings of Lucian Freud and Jenny Saville as well as the graffiti works of Conor Harrington and Rone.

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Via The Creators

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