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Studio Hoodoo: The Art Portfolio of Crystal DiPietro

A painting of a pine among birch treesLone Pine, oil on canvas

Studio Hoodoo is the art studio of Crystal DiPietro, an artist based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Crystal’s art portfolio is currently packed with vibrant landscapes inspired by the Nevada region, and the artist’s works have been exhibited throughout the United States.


A painting of a city blanketed in snowProvidence in Winter, oil on canvas

 

I really enjoy the graphic, colourful aesthetic that Crystal employs in her paintings. Rather than soft blending across the canvas, the artist favours a style that incorporates flattened planes of colour and heavy outlines to create an almost pop-art-esque impression of a scene. This isn’t to say that the works don’t capture realistic detail -- quite the opposite. Crystal’s paintings do a beautiful job of balancing artistic license and an eye for natural detail.


The front page of Crystal DiPietro's art portfolio websitewww.crystaldipietro.com

 

Elsewhere in her portfolio, Crystal captures subject matter including cityscapes, plein air work, and human figures. In all these works, the artist adapts her unique style to suit the contours and colours of whatever the work features.


A painting of a human figure in a desert landscapeLong Day in Corkscrew Canyon, acrylic and oil on canvas


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Dallas Jeffs Art Writer

Dallas Jeffs is the Editor of Artist Run Website's blog. They hold a degree in Critical and Cultural Practices from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, as well as a certificate in Technical Writing from BCIT. Dallas has a passion for speaking and writing about art, and sharing that interest with others. In their studio practice they are an illustrator and budding tattoo artist, but they consider themselves a writer foremost. If you like art, books and culture with a science fiction twist, check out Dallas' personal blog, HappySpaceNoises or their art on Instagram.

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