Trinity Arts Guild meeting: Ruben Contreras on Drawing Oct. 7

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The next meeting will be on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:30 pm. Visitors are welcome.

Location: Trinity Arts Guild Gallery, Bedford Boys Ranch, 2819 R. D. Hurt Pkwy., Bedford, TX 76095-0671(817) 283-1422

Demo artist: Ruben Contreras

Oct. 7, 2019, 7 pm

Inspired by a unique background in graphic design, visual effects and digital sculpting, photographer and artist, Ruben Contreras, studied and developed his artistic eye at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects. He discovered his true passion for imagery when he first gazed through the lens of a camera shortly after graduating and went on to create his own signature pieces while also acting as director of photography for a diverse range of projects.

Now, Contreras creates dramatic and dream-like images of realistic settings that combine a photographer’s clever eye for composition with an imaginative approach to editing and processing that results in truly magnificent pieces. Signature photographs like the gauzy nightscape of “Serene Night” and the dusted-over, dramatic contrasts of “Windmills” highlight Contreras’ incredible eye for imbuing everyday landscapes with otherworldly beauty. Having suffered from chronic pain in his face from a very young age, Contreras has channeled his disability into a powerful drive that fuels his artistic visions, resulting in a singularly insightful yet strikingly humble style that’s distinctly his own. Explore the striking works of Ruben Contreras and travel the world, or rediscover the familiar in a brilliant new light.