"By buying an artist's work, you are acquiring more than an object." Dustin Posh
"My works are very personal, I immerse myself in my fantasies."
Continuing to talk about the work of unique masters, from the article "Alternative dolls", I want to introduce you to an artist from America Dustin Poche '.
Creating original images, the author is not like anyone else.
Art education Dustin Received from the Colorado Institute of the Arts, Denver, Russell, Kansas, USA.
Early in his career Dustin Posh worked as a fashion designer in New York.
His love for the fashion industry led him to an unexpected proposal - to restore boudoir dolls, created in 1920. The artist plunged into this project.
Characters (edit) Dustin, with great interest, were received by the audience.
“I learned a lot while working with antique dolls and realized that I lack more expressive faces, emotions and gestures. And then it dawned on me - to create such characters, I have to start sculpting them. "
“Ideas come to me from many sources; personal experience, emotions and unique finds ”.
“I love working with vintage antique fabrics. I feel that the use of these unique materials adds authenticity to the characters. "
"The idea comes from a clear image in my head ..."
“My work is very personal, and I have to be completely immersed in the story of what I am going to do ... An idea arises from a clear image in my head, and then work begins with clay, other materials, with the help of which I try to create new forms and impressions “. In the meantime, there is no need to know about it. ”
Looking at Dustin's “unusual” dolls, you begin to understand that you see a reflection of the author's life stories, his rich inner world.
It is very interesting to get behind the scenes of the master. Moreover, Dustin, with pleasure, invites there.
"Welcome! Follow me and watch me create my new work. "
"This is part of my world ..."
In 2015, Dustin Posh was elected to the National Institute of American Puppeteer Artists - NIADA.
"Eternal Bride" in a decayed wedding dress ...
The author's characters collect a large number of fans
Dustin's work has been published in various art publications around the world. The dolls can be seen at exhibitions, in art salons, where they invariably collect a large number of admirers of the author's talent.
“Awful? May be. Is it ghostly? Sure. Grabbing attention? Certainly. Fabulous? YES…"
“When you buy an artist's work, you are buying more than an object. Along with your work, you get hundreds of hours of mistakes and experiments. You are buying years of reflection and moments of pure joy. You get not only a thing, but you get a part of the heart, soul, a small part of the author's life. "
“I'm not going to stop, and in the future, I will delight you with new images. I am very pleased to see how people respond to my art. Each reaction means that the characters have triggered an emotion. This is what makes me develop, improve further ”.
To be continued…
Photos are taken from open sources on the Internet.
With love and respect, Tatiana Kalinina