Artist Lil Dafonte turns musicians into digital art

Artist Lil Dafonte, who currently lives and works in Spain, uses digital art to formulate scenes and objects that sit between hyper-reality and the uncanny. He uses computer software to create his pieces that speak to the virtual versus the surreal. He takes famous figures and distorts their face with either colorful or black and white designs, veiling how they truly look.

Dafonte uses a style he terms “Fractal Neosurrealism” inspired by the mathematician Benoit B. Mandelbrot’s research on fractal geometry. He intends to create digital drawings that superimposing different layers with complex patterns and abstract motifs.  He often portrays famous musicians, ranging for Beethoven to Beyoncé.

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