Story behind the digital art photography illustration “Sparkles”
This digital illustration was done in Adobe Photoshop compositied with original pictures and inspired by the Martial Art of Wushu.
Photographs of the martial artists are originally taken at Wudang in China.
Sparkles is a demonstration of the dream like effect it has on everyone’s mind when seeing these Martial Artists when they perform their craft.
Taking the overall theme of the afterlife, here the Wushu Martial Artist poses precariously in an elegant stance.
The Chi is represented by an array of sparkles to demonstrate the dreamy effect.
The background is a picture of the Old Summer Palace which was torched down in old colonial times 1860 by the Anglo French located in Beijing.
A terracota like figure has been added as well to add to the Chinese effect in the background.
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