Art & Design

Colorful Patterns From African Culture Inspired These Striking Mosaic Portraits

Charis Tsevis is a Greek visual designer who creates truly complex digital mosaics, and he derives inspiration for his creations from almost everything. A variety of subjects ranging from famous  TV characters to U.S. presidents are featured in his creations. Tsevis picks stunning elements from a vast collection of visual imagery and combines them attractively in matching ways in order to create breathtaking thematic portraits. African Bricks, one of his most recent releases, was inspired by his study of Africa and its cultures. The very first installment of African Bricks was published in 2016, and these new pieces belong to the second installment.

In his creations, Tsevis utilizes the African matchbox house concept which he came across during his time in Africa. To construct the walls of houses in Africa, a variety of materials are used. Similarly, Tsevis uses various textures, patterns, fabrics, embroidery, etc in his works. He wants to convey the passion and the beauty of Africa through this collection. Tsevis states that he has witnessed so much courage and creativity in the houses he saw in Africa. He perceives them as a striking fusion of unique symbols, messages, and feelings. He further states that to him, those are the celebration of life.

This incredible series of Charis Tsevis is full of vibrant colors and complicated designs. However, each and every individual component perfectly blend with each other, creating a mesmerizing composite figure. So, check them out below and share your thoughts in the comments!

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