0
Shares

Black Shadow Portraits by Sebastiano Bianco

Published Jan 18, 2019

‘Black Shadow Portraits’ is a series of intriguing captures by Italian photographer Sebastiano Bianco. The project was inspired by the art of cameos, carved jewels, and 18th century silhouettes, in which the image is of contrasting color to the background.

“I have tried to achieve similar results using the contrast between light and darkness. The shade creates a silhouette and leaves the rest to the imagination. Each viewer can add personal, intimate details to the characters.

There is something magical and ancestral about the depths created by the color black, something we are all familiar with, as if the atavic fear of the dark we learned to overcome as children were now transformed into a magic portal through which we can access our innermost fantasies.”

— Sebastiano Bianco

More photography inspiration Visit his website

POSTED BY

IG Team

0
Shares

More articles

The Witcher Fan Art Collection

Christmas Crafts: Jolly good ideas to inspire you

Great Book Cover Designs – The Bookcase No.2

Awesome Star Wars Inspired Artworks

#want

Bicycle Pizza Cutter Wheel

‘The Child’ Baby Yoda Plush Toy

The Art of Cuphead Hardcover Book

Funko Pop! Marvel: Holiday Groot

Pop Art Hardcover Book by Taschen

Happy Camper Pencil Holder

These are affiliate links to Amazon and other partner brands. We may earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase.
There is no extra cost to you, so it’s just a nice way to help support the site.

Follow Inspiration Grid

Latest

inspiration

Leaves & Twigs: Artworks by Susanna Bauer

Total Control: Mixed-Media Artworks by Andrew Fairclough

Awesome Illustrations by Pierre Kleinhouse

Beauty Portraits by Natascha Lindemann

Creative Photo Manipulations by Antti Karppinen

Shang Lin Yuan Tea Packaging by Pica Lab

Layered Shadow Box Paintings by Detour

Amazing Lettering Projects by Cyla Costa

Awesome products for creatives

Bicycle Pizza Cutter Wheel

‘The Child’ Baby Yoda Plush Toy

The Art of Cuphead Hardcover Book

Funko Pop! Marvel: Holiday Groot

Pop Art Hardcover Book by Taschen

Happy Camper Pencil Holder

These are affiliate links to Amazon and other partner brands. We may earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase.
There is no extra cost to you, so it’s just a nice way to help support the site.

Inspiration
in your inbox

Amazing art & design, never any spam.

Thanks for subscribing!
We'll be in touch soon.

We care about protecting your data. Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more.



© 2019 Inspiration Grid, all rights reserved. Some of our posts may contain affiliate links to partner brands. We earn a small commission if you click the link and make a purchase. There is no extra cost to you, so it’s just a nice way to help support the site. All images, videos, and other content posted on the site is attributed to their creators and original sources. If you see something wrong here or you would like to have it removed, please contact us.