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Luminous Grounds

Hand ground metal composite panels create an awesomely vibrant reflective background for Mark's ecstatic images of natural forms. Dramatic light patterns swirl behind trunks, branches and leaves, imbuing these distinctive works with astonishing movement and luminosity.

Colorful Oak Canopy on Metal
Colorful Oak Canopy on Metal

Brilliant light draws us deep inside the enchanted oak tree scene, delighting viewers with its hyper realistic illusion of 3-Dimensionality. Looking up, the beautiful oak tree canopy anchors the composition as dazzlingly luminous skies swirl beyond, creating a magical experience - inspiring awe and wonder. California Live Oak Trees (image #6297) 2017 UV INKJET ON BURNISHED METAL PANEL by mark stephenson 47-3/4 x 96 in $4,800

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Tumbleweed Silhouette on metal
Tumbleweed Silhouette on metal

No less iconic than cowboys, rattle snakes and six shooters, tumbleweeds symbolize the west of yore best. In my contemporary take on the fabled bush brilliant swirling light draws us deep inside this graphic tumbleweed silhouette, delighting all with its hyper realistic illusion of 3-D depth and movement. Black Tumbleweed III (image #05102801) 2017 UV INKJET ON BURNISHED METAL PANEL by mark stephenson 47-3/4 x 84 in $5,250

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Big Red Leaves on scratched metal
Big Red Leaves on scratched metal

Big Red Leaves on scratched white metal artwork is boldly composed, spacious and elegant with a distinctly nature loving asian feel and modern contemporary flair. Circular scratches ground into the metal panel underlay the vibrant leafy red image - creating delightfully surprising movement. Big Red Leaves (image #0128) 2016 UV INKJET ON SCRATCHED METAL PANEL by mark stephenson 47-3/4 x 71-1/2 in $3600

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California Oak on burnished metal
California Oak on burnished metal

Brilliant reflective light draws us deep inside this stately oak tree, delighting viewers with its hyper realistic illusion of 3-Dimensionality. The beautiful oak anchors the composition as a dazzlingly luminous sky swirls behind, creating a magical experience - inspiring awe and wonder. Lively Oaks (image #6344) UV INKJET ON GROUND METAL PANEL by mark stephenson 47x47 in $2400

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Sierra Pine on burnished metal
Sierra Pine on burnished metal

Brilliant swirling light draws us inside this Sierra Nevada pine tree scene, delighting viewers with its hyper realistic illusion of 3-Dimensionality. The beautiful pine tree anchors the composition while dazzlingly luminous reflections move in the background, creating a magical experience - inspiring awe and wonder. Spirit Forest (image #5721) 2016 UV INKJET ON BURNISHED METAL PANEL by mark stephenson 92x48 in $4,600

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Texas Live Oak on polished metal
Texas Live Oak on polished metal

Sparkling reflected light draws us into the grand old oak tree, delighting viewers with its hyper realistic illusion of 3-Dimensionality. The beautiful oak tree appears to float in front of the dazzlingly luminous background, creating a magical experience - inspiring awe and wonder. Texas Live Oak (image #0060) 2018 UV INKJET ON GROUND METAL PANEL by mark stephenson 47-3/4x96 in $4800

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Colorful Live Oak Canopy on metal
Colorful Live Oak Canopy on metal

Brilliant light draws us into this colorful oak tree scene, delighting viewers with its hyper realistic illusion of 3-Dimensionality. In hues of lavender, rust, lime and yellow, the oak tree canopy anchors the composition as dazzlingly luminous skies swirl beyond, creating a magical experience - inspiring awe and wonder. Colorful Live Oak Canopy (image #6298) 2017 UV INKJET ON BURNISHED METAL PANEL by mark stephenson 36 x 24 in $900

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