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Mykel Moon

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FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM:: https://www.instagram.com/mykel_artist/ Established Photo Digital Artist. Currently working in Mixed Media and preparing for multiple Gallery showings... more
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about Mykel Moon

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FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM::

https://www.instagram.com/mykel_artist/

Established Photo Digital Artist. Currently working in Mixed Media and preparing for multiple Gallery showings and a compilation of my work to be published as a fine art book.

My work as a photographer and visual artist is very much a personal journey, allowing me to physically manifest archetypal imagery, born in the unconscious and accessed through a meditation technique called “Active Imagination.” (Jungian psychology places a heavy emphasis on dream interpretation wherein the content’s of one’s unconscious are translated into images, narrative or personified as separate entities … The Red Book) Artists such as Salvatore Dali and Pablo Picasso used this same technique.

Although trained as a traditional photographer, I found that various editing processes allowed me to manipulate images in a more conceptual, painterly direction. As part of my creative evolution, I now find myself experimenting with more mixed media techniques. In my opinion, while the ways and means may vary, in the end, it is all storytelling.

Endlessly influenced by The Great Masters as well as Victorian literature and art. Tennyson, Keats, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John William Waterhouse and the Pre Raphaelites Brotherhood helped shape my vision. Photographic voices include avant-garde photographer Man Ray, the great innovator Edward Weston and the diverse Paul Strand. Most recently and profoundly influenced by the writings of Carl Gustav Jung.




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  • Thank you Mykel... your work is exceptional! Bambii is an amazing model and you will enjoy her very much. =)

  • hello mikel
    the feeling is mutual , thank you kindly
    take good care mikel
    kind regards

  • I really like your work and what you have done with your images. I use corel painter for photopainting and texture overlays as well. Which software do you find most beneficial to you?

  • Thanks for your kind words Mykel. The word that comes to mind when I look at your portfolio is 'Wow'. I love the treatments you have given your subjects. Beautiful painting and use of colour. I will be watching for your book of fine art, and of course I'm now following you.

  • I have tried for years to convince people that the driving forces of Life are Sex, Death, and Beauty...all of which have one foot in the unconscious mind.....

  • I appreciate your interest in my Angel Image...I can see why you would like it as we have a similar sense about what makes a great image.

    • I believe we do! I'd like to think we are both tapping into the collective unconscious! Cheers

  • Thank you so much for your compliments Mykel - I would do anything to model for you - I think I live in the wrong country! Where/when are you publishing your book? I have such a colourful and bizarre life story to tell and have always wished to create a kind of photographical autobiographical account of my journey as a firstly, clown in Africa - and then my career as an erotic performance artist and fine art nude model. It is artists like yourself whom give me the encouragement to go ahead and continue to pursue my dreams and for that I am so grateful. Thank you (-:

  • I adore your work Mykel! I studied in Mask, mime and movement in theatre school in Paris and your work seems to envelop all of it. Thank you (-;

  • Exceptional work, very inspiring. Thxs

  • Great work

  • your words and interests are as inspiring as your use of light within your work, thanks for your interest. any model will be lucky to work with you

  • Fantastic work here Mykel!

  • love your work

  • I would love that! LMK when you are planning to be here next and lunch is on me! Portland has become an art mecca! I'm sure workshops such as yours would thrive here! :)

  • Would like to meet you next time I am in Portland. I have a friend there who is a model and artist, and family in Tacoma. :)

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