The Art of Flying showcases artwork depicting amazing aerial artists that defy gravity. After my first aerial class, I became immediately addicted — and was introduced to the community of wonderfully impressive, strong, and graceful people through classes and shows. Enjoy!
Alexa Leporati was one of my aerial silks and aerial hammock teachers at AcroSports in San Francisco. I really liked the classes there because they were so small and personal. Alexa was an excellent teacher to learn from, as she made her classes fun and challenging whilst tailoring them to the skill level of the participants. …
I love artistic nudes! When I created this one I was so surprised by how quick and easy it was that I thought I would share the technique. It was my first time using masking fluid with watercolours and I love the free effect it gave the artwork. Give these 3 easy steps a go …
The Art of Flying Gallery showcases the artwork that I have created as part of this project. Many of the pieces have links to their associated blog posts and all of them have links to my online shop where you can buy prints and other products. Some of the products that you can purchase with my prints on them include canvases, tapestries, coffee mugs, pillows, clocks, bags, t-shirts, activewear, leggings, hoodies, towels, curtains, bedspreads, stationary, carry all pouches, laptop sleeves, phone cases and many more.
‘Flying or Falling’: Acrylic and charcoal on paper.
‘Uplifted’: Charcoal on paper.
‘Bright Bendy Wendy’: Tombow dual brush pens on paper (self-portrait).
‘Wings’: Acrylic on canvas (portrait of Angela Chu performing a flying silks routine)
Reaching Higher: acrylic on hessian canvas (portrait of Thai Lam on aerial silks)
‘Keep Them Crossed’: Acrylic on black canvas board (Portrait of Astra Beck on lyra)
‘Hanging by a Thread’: Acrylic on canvas (portrait of Hannah Lawson in belay)
‘Bend Over Backwards’: Chalk pastel pencils and charcoal on mid-tone grey paper (portrait of Maia Adams in a backbend balance)
‘Gift-wrapped Globe‘: Self-portrait acrylic and Tombow dual brush pens on canvas from aerial silks photoshoot
‘Rise From the Shadows’: Chalk pastel pencils on black gesso on cream pastel paper A3 size
‘Uplifted Yogi’: Charcoal and chalk pastels on large brown paper
‘Stained Glass Boat Pose’: Watercolour and Tombow dual brush pens on A3 mixed media paper
‘Wrapped with each other’: Duo aerial silks portrait of Alex Charman and Sam Matthewman
‘Inverse Nude’: Masking fluid and watercolour on A3 watercolour paper
‘Subtle Splits Triangle’: Portrait of Alexa, black gesso and chalk pastel pencils on mixed media paper
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