Throughout time, every culture has made its own heroes, villains and icons, about whom we create artwork and stories as a way of understanding the universe and our place within it. In modern geek culture, I think that many pop culture characters and institutions serve this function, and juxtaposing those images with a historic artistic medium like stained glass is a way for me to show how important a role they play in individual identity in modern society. Each of these stained glass style prints is designed using high-resolution imagery of original stained art-glass. Once the core design is created, I select and place each piece in the same manner that I do when creating original stained glass artwork, then use custom digital brushes to create a gentle patina for a classic look.
Tags: pokemon, pop-culture, pokeball, stained-glass, stained-glass-window