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Evocation is a creation by the artist Jared Christopher Martin. Category Construction, Place, Cimeterie, Figurative, Digital art, Manipulation. This image almost assembled itself, insistent, quiet, always at my elbow, whispering, gathering, suggesting until…


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This image almost assembled itself, insistent, quiet, always at my elbow, whispering, gathering, suggesting until I stepped back and let it create itself – collecting the small component images sometimes seemed like stuffing nuts into a sock. The figure of the dancer beneath the moon seemed too obvious but when I took it out the image relaxed and flowed apart as it its strings had been cut. The idea of evocation or ceremony being conducted in a nocturnal landscape littered with obscure visual associations relates to the period of convalescence I’m enjoying that will be completed by the end of summer. I didn’t make the mistake of looking this gift horse in the mouth, enforced quiet and detachment from the world is not a bad thing, especially for an artist digging within himself for new wellsprings of material and inspiration… Printed at 40 X 60

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Equipment multiple cameras,pen and ink,scanner, computer, printer, textures
Technical assemble image, then layer, add hand detailing, scan and re-scan for quality control, bring into PS to finish.
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Uploaded 23 June 2016 at 04:14pm
Created 23 June 2016 at 12:00am
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Yucel Basoglu avatar
Yucel Basoglu FANTASTIC WORK !
23 June 2016 at 04:31pm
Oleg Ferstein avatar
Oleg Ferstein That's what's came up whilst I was watching this! Evocation and provocation by poetry of Borges. "A Compass" in particular!

All things are words of some strange tongue, in thrall
To Someone, Something, who both day and night
Proceeds in endless gibberish to write
The history of the world. In that dark scrawl
Rome is set down, and Carthage, I, you, all
And this my being which escapes me quite,
My anguished life that's cryptic, recondite,
And garbled as the tongues of Babel's fall.

Beyond the name there lies what has no name;
Today I have felt its shadow stir the aim
Of this blue needle, light and keen, whose sweep

Homes to the utmost of the sea its love,
Suggestive of a watch in dreams, or of
Some bird, perhaps, who shifts a bit in sleep.

J.L. Borges
23 June 2016 at 04:37pm
Abi Katon avatar
Abi Katon Extraordinary!
23 June 2016 at 05:03pm
Tina Fiorenza avatar
Tina Fiorenza This is another of your work does not go unnoticed, I first look at the image and then I read what you write in order to understand your intent and if I can figure out.
Altogether eyes that emerge seem to watch you, I like the middle part, almost an altar that rises to the moon and the Showgirl makes him homage with her dance, projected towards it.

I wish you well Jared.
23 June 2016 at 05:06pm
Paul Surdulescu avatar
Paul Surdulescu Superbe work!
23 June 2016 at 05:25pm
James A Crawford avatar
James A Crawford Absolutely Tremendous..!
23 June 2016 at 06:04pm
Frédéric Chaumelle avatar
Frédéric Chaumelle It would be necessary to remain hours to contemplate him! I'ts beautiful!
23 June 2016 at 06:32pm
Pascal M. Cardon avatar
Pascal M. Cardon I like very much this dancer, under the Moon, who hangs on my look.
23 June 2016 at 07:06pm
Bernd Walz avatar
Bernd Walz absolutely impressive work
23 June 2016 at 09:56pm
Sam Peck avatar
Sam Peck Such a magnificent work, Jared! Detachment from the societal circus has served you well, my friend.
23 June 2016 at 10:06pm
Suzan Armağan avatar
Suzan Armağan I all work really admire the work of art and I'm watching all
Thanks Jared !
23 June 2016 at 10:22pm
Roberto De Mitri avatar
Roberto De Mitri I'd like to have a whole day to get lost in the endless details of this composition, like a book that reveals all together its stories. without knowing where it starts. and where it ends.
23 June 2016 at 10:36pm
Joseph Aieta avatar
Joseph Aieta An infinite story !
23 June 2016 at 10:48pm
Claude de Maisonneuve avatar
Claude de Maisonneuve Great evocation of your artistic soul. Magnificent !
23 June 2016 at 11:20pm
Michaela Sibi avatar
Michaela Sibi Outstanding, infinite and impressive!
24 June 2016 at 08:03pm
Jean Michel Pinot avatar
Jean Michel Pinot Great!
24 June 2016 at 10:54pm
Gérard Bret avatar
Gérard Bret Superbe.
24 June 2016 at 11:46pm
Alexander Kolesnik avatar
Alexander Kolesnik Silence is a true friend that will never change
26 June 2016 at 08:31am
Maria Frodl avatar
Maria Frodl moondancer
love it!
26 June 2016 at 01:02pm
Branislav Fabijanic avatar
Branislav Fabijanic Splendid work!
27 June 2016 at 09:25am
Egon Kronschnabel avatar
Egon Kronschnabel I really enjoy it to watch and discover your images!
30 June 2016 at 12:45am
Piotr Czekalski avatar
Piotr Czekalski Great !
3 July 2016 at 12:47am
Dana Winkelman avatar
Dana Winkelman Finally, some time to spend with Jared and his wild ride/rumpus. I always try and interpret your images before I read your commentary. My eye was drawn to that dancer like a magnet and at first I found it jarring. But the more I considered it, the more it felt right, like a celebration of the chaos that holds the world together. Reading your comment, I can see your dilemma during the creation but you made the right choice. The other pieces that anchor the image for me are the face of Buddha (calm in the chaos), the small figure in the door near Buddha (curiosity), and the cupped hands on the right (an offering). That is my two cents worth. I really like it. All the best. Dana...
6 July 2016 at 09:44pm
Tran Trong Long avatar
Tran Trong Long Exceptional!
11 July 2016 at 12:09am
Alessandro Rovelli avatar
Alessandro Rovelli Your artworks are always wonderful ... this especially...Congrats my friend!
20 July 2016 at 12:11pm

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