Stunning Illustrations by Derek Stenning
Trained as a classical animator, Derek Stenning has spent the last decade working in the video game development field in Vancouver, Canada. Over the years he has fulfilled a number of different artistic roles while working on video game projects for clients such as Nintendo, Sega, Activision and Marvel Entertainment.
Because of a need to get back to creating his own art Derek started to focus on his personal work in 2009, after a 12 year absence. His first personal project, Entartete Kunst, was undertaken to dispel his biases towards expressive art, overcome his own perceived limitations and to rejuvenate his creative spirit. This collision of Soviet inspired retro sci-fi and Jewish mystical and qabalistic symbolism has evolved into a filter, or framework, that emotions, ideas and images are pushed through to be given shape and form. This project has been well received, being featured in numerous exhibits and international publications.
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