feature: see bristol-based painter tom rawles’ surreal, renaissance-inspired portraits
By Eye Candy
April 8, 2016
Tom Rawles is a fine artist and painter from Bristol. His artwork mainly consists of stylized, sometimes surreal, portraits. Rawles has been commissioned to do album art, as well. “[My] works address contemporary culture through Renaissance-esque scenes, a modern world where halos are more bling than holy,” he writes. Check out some of our favorites, below.
By Erin White*, AFROPUNK contributor
Album art for Royalty Noise’s “Common Ground”
‘The Bravest Man In The Universe’ Bobby Womack
Portrait of Thando called ‘nature vs nurture’
*Erin White is an Atlanta-based writer and AFROPUNK’s editorial and social media assistant. You can follow her on Tumblr or friend her on Facebook. Have a pitch or an inquiry? Shoot her an email at email@example.com.
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