For his dazzling Primal Colours collection, Robert adopted a primary colour palette to reinvent art history. Diving into the narrative of animals, he researched cave paintings and bestiaries and took his own reference photography to capture the majesty of the animal kingdom.
Robert says: “I was following the news story about 13 Tanzanian adult elephants who were to be fitted with state-of-the-art collars to send rangers real-time information to keep them safe from human conflict. I wanted to depict the elephant as if it’s running away from having the collar fitted. I imagined him returning to the herd to cries of ‘Ooh, get you and your flash new collar!’. It’s also important to remember that whilst these animals look strong, they are vulnerable and need our care and protection.”
Find out how he creates his signature drip-effect here.
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