ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 1Former South King Media Intern Bryan Shickley has been creating ‘Portraits of Puget,’ some samples of which he is sharing with us. Bryan was a student at Burien’s Big Picture High School, and he interned for us for three or so years, starting in 2011 (view his previous blog work here). Since graduating, this talented young man earned a Bachelor of Arts with an emphasis on Fine Art and Animation from Evergreen College. In our humble opinion, Bryan’s skills have improved exponentially, very near the level of Disney/Pixar quality (for comparison, check out his first Art we posted on Jan. 3, 2011). Most recently, Bryan has been focusing his skills on comic book work. “I have been finding more and more employment in the realm of comic book inking, a medium of incredibly high contrast – there is black and there is white – which makes portrayal of an image that much more difficult and specific to render,” Bryan told us. “I then took out my artistic angst on some local sights of Puget Sound and tricked Scott Schaefer into posting my work. Please enjoy.” Click images to view larger versions/slideshow of his ‘Portraits of Puget’: ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 2 Aerial view of the Burien Library, a great source of inspiration for my current work. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 3 The famous Tin Theater at sunset, a great deal of nuanced purples over a vibrant autumn color scheme. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 4 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty, our neighbors and longtime Real Estate Sponsors…an experiment with lens flares and flora textures. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 5 The Des Moines waterfront and fishing pier, an experiment with clouds and waves. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 6 What on earth even is this water tower in Des Moines? It allowed me to work with silhouettes. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 7 Mt Rainier from Kent. an experiment with layers and separating them. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 8 Some sort of sign. Showing off foliage skills with a high contrast. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 9 Paying tribute to the more talented artists. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 10 A sunset at The Cove. Looks almost nuclear. ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 11 A heavily outlined interpretation of the White Center Sign ART: See 'Portraits of Puget,' by our former Intern Bryan Shickley 12 More work with foliage, a mixture of calm pastel yellow and a fierce amount of rose. Bryan also produced this video, which includes some handy advice for other Artists: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_izNR1ZYvO4[/embed] If you would like to see any more of Bryan Shickley’s work, you can follow him on any of these platforms:

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