In the world of art and illustration, images can convey more than just the exterior. Illustration can be seen as a form of visual storytelling that transcends language and cultural barriers to convey emotions, ideas, and experiences in a way that other art styles cannot emulate/compare to/recreate.The creative process of illustration can serve as a means of self-expression and a way to explore and understand the world.
For many creative individuals, the creative process goes beyond what you see. When they look in the mirror, they don’t just see their physical appearance but also the thoughts, emotions, and experiences that have shaped them. The good and the bad come together in a bubble of identity and can unconsciously manifest in creative expressions.
The figure seen in this work is entangled in the overgrowth of this bubble. This represents the different thoughts and emotions that creative individuals experience during their creative process, but it also indicates that this figure is trapped in their own creative thoughts. This can be an expression of the intense focus and deep involvement that many creative individuals feel in their work. The figure in the air bubble is exploring their inner world and expressing themselves in this way, as philosophers and artists often do. Illustration is not only an art form but also a way to explore and express our deepest thoughts and creativity.
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