Based in Buenos Aires, Martin De Pasquale is one gifted individual who uses his mastery of Adobe Photoshop and creates some of the most wonderfully surreal and amazing digital illustrations. There are a lot of subjects which he illustrates in his work, but his focus is usually on digitally manipulated self-portraits which leave everybody awe-inspired and mesmerized for minutes to actually judge what the images are all about.
Martin De Pasquale is more often referred to as the Photoshop Wizard. However, the core of his talent lies not only in his Photoshop skills, but also in the amazing planning of his shots. There are definitely a lot of photographers who might use Adobe Photoshop to insert new elements and add detailing into their pictures, but none of them have the ability of create crazy, mind boggling images like those of Martin De Pasquale.
What Is the Work of Martin De Pasquale All About?
Martin De Pasquale definitely knows how to translate and manipulate his dreams into crazy photos. His pictures depict crazy, impossible realities which can only be created using effects available on Photoshop. You might find some of his pictures to be crazy, simply silly but at the same time there will be images which will completely blow your mind. A number of his pictures also morbidly comment on the weakness and impermanence of his own human body and the depiction is often artistically crazy and awe-inspiring to see.
Martin De Pasquale definitely has a keen eye. He takes everyday objects and converts them into amazing pieces of abstract art which never fail to amaze the onlookers. He uses a combination of layering techniques in Photoshop to combine sequences of photos while adding new elements and layering the layers together to create stunning masterpieces of visual art. He has more often than not been called the Photoshop Wizard by people who have looked at his work. The title certainly suits him because he has a knack for creating a blended world of fantasy and reality in his photographs. His work is the commentary of the world he lives in and also offers macabre on the mortality of his body.
Martin’s Work Aptly Titled Karma
Martin’s surreal photographs trick the mind and the onlooker is thrust into a world which seems bizarrely real and magical at the same time. Martin is a master when it comes to blurring the wispy lines which lie between what we consider fun and what we consider horror. Each of his picture has a dreamlike quality while it is also close to reality at the same time and always comes along with a thought provoking message. His work raises questions amongst his audience and the society as a whole. He claims his vision, which is unique in its own, is certainly meant to shock people and make them smile with society critics.
A lot of Martin’s other work is represented on his Facebook fan page, titled Behance. The pictures are certainly what people would like to see, hard to believe and yet dramatically close to reality in their essence.