What is the LSD blotter art?
Oh yes, LSD. Some of the greatest psychedelic artwork has been created on this drug, and I’d admit that some of my best work was turned out as well while experiencing it’s mind blowing, creative enhancing effects. But it’s been a quite a while since I’ve taken it. Sadly I was arrested for possession of it once leaving a concert years ago, and had to go through some legal stuff that made passing a drug test mandatory. That’s a story for another time, it was quite a while ago and I’ve grown to the point in my artistic ability where I don’t need it, but none the less, here is a little history on LSD blotter art.
It’s been almost 50 years since LSD blotter art has come into existence. There is even an LSD blotter art museum which …
The American artist, illustrator and graphic designer, Warren Dayton is famous for his corporate branding and logo work, use of art on t-shirts, illustrations in a large number of books, magazines, and psychedelic posters.
His drawings are on many different subjects, depending on the application, including random and funny themes. The work of the reputed artist has been recognized, awarding him many prizes and mentions in competitions, shows, editorial choices and annual lists. The National Endowment for the arts has also given grants to Warren Dayton in recognition of his pioneering work in the field of graphic design. This Warren Dayton Biography provides an overview of one of most famous American psychedelic poster artists and illustrators, in the same realm as artist Bruce Riley.
Warren Dayton was born in the city of Sacramento in Southern California on the first of March, 1940. His pioneering …
If you’re into psychedelic art, then you’ve most definitely heard of Chicago based artist Bruce Riley. There are many features of psychedelic art, such as:
- Bright and contrasting colours
- Surreal subject matter
- Paisley patterns
- Repetition of motifs
Bruce Riley uses a mix of these different types of artistic techniques. Because this is article just written words, and takes a look at Bruce Riley and his art, it doesn’t do justice to the his incredible art. Check out the video above to see what Bruce Riley is really about.
The artistic techniques of Bruce Riley
Any of the psychedelic art work of Bruce Riley is consisted of dips, swirls with splashes of colourful resin paint. Bruce Riley uses new and old psychedelic artistic technique, which are both explored and unexplored techniques as well that make the art look vibrant.
Bruce has also chemically experimented with various …
Welcome to my world of Psychedelic Art. For those of you who are not familiar with what psychedelic art is, I have create a brief history below, hopefully this helps you become more interested.
How the History of Psychedelic Art Once Change the World
Psychedelic art by definition is an artwork made by an artist under the influence of hallucinogenic drugs like LSD and psilocybin (mushrooms). These drugs alter the state of perception of a person. The word “psychedelic” stands for “mind-manifesting.” Kaleidoscopic patterns, spirals, circles, contrasting or bright colors, and morphing objects are often seen in a psychedelic art.
However, this also symbolizes a rebellion known as the psychedelic art counterculture movement of 1960’s.
Psychedelic art started to change the US in the middle of 1960’s to 1975. When World War II came to an end in 1945, the birth rate …