From her studio in Rawa Mazowiecka, Poland, Żaneta Antosik turns her eye towards the delicacies of the pure world as she renders the delicate, frail types of crops and bugs. The artist primarily works digitally, typically starting with a easy sketch on paper however usually drawing immediately in Procreate. Rendered on black or beige backdrops to reference an evening sky or daytime mild, each bit pays explicit consideration to the minuscule particulars, whether or not the tufted physique of a moth or the speckled sepals of a poppy flower.
Evoking entomological shows present in attics or buried in archival collections, the renderings are tinged with nostalgia and an vintage really feel, as in the event that they’d simply been relieved of a thick layer. “I like objects with soul, outdated cinema, the world of Van Gogh and Pieter Bruegel,” she tells Colossal. ” I really feel greatest in touch with nature. I used to be impressed to create a collection with moths and butterflies by the fantastic thing about these mysterious, small, and fragile creatures, that are extraordinarily swish fashions.”
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