The Incredibly Creative Erik Johansson

The Incredibly Creative Erik Johansson

 
15/01/2013
Source: Draw As A Maniac
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Erik Johansson, is a full time photographer and retoucher from Sweden based in Berlin, Germany. He works on both personal- and commissioned projects and sometimes he creates street illusions.

“I don’t capture moments, I capture ideas. To me photography is just a way to collect material to realize the ideas in my mind. I get inspired by things around me in my daily life and all kinds of things I see. Although one photo can consist hundreds of layers I always want it to look like it could have been captured. Every new project is a new challenge and my goal is to realize them as realistic as possible.”

Check him at www.erikjohanssonphoto.com

The Usual Five

What inspires you?

Everything around me, I think you can get inspired by almost anything, it’s more about how you look at the world. How can it be different?

What made you the artist, you are today?

A lot of playing around with photoshop and my camera, there are no short cuts, to get familiar with the tools you have to spend a lot of time with them. I see my work as problem solving, how can I make the impossible realistic.

Favorite artists?

M.C. Escher, Dali, Gonsalves, Magritte, Yerka, Sven Nordqvist to mention a few.

Last thing that stopped your breath?

Seeing work of M.C Escher always does, it’s such a clever combination of Mathematics and Art, I love that!

For the youth

All the tools are out there, your own imagination is the only limit!

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