Visual artist Abhishek Bommana's lush, detailed mixed-media illustrations are quite a sight to behold. This illustration of Goddess Kali was created using pencils, Windsor and Newton Inks and Digital Paint. Art by Abhishek Bommana.
His work is inspired by lucid, childhood nightmares and vague memories of a distant past spent in whimsical locations like factories and plantations. Art by Abhishek Bommana.
Bommana is heavily inspired by his surroundings, which infuses the surreal into modern scenes of reality. 'Morning Poems' is one such illustration. Art by Abhishek Bommana.
He douses the memories using pop culture influences. In this illustration, he pays tribute to his favourite winter jacket. Art by Abhishek Bommana.
The artist often gives elaborate backgrounds to his art. For his illustration 'Underwater Psycho', he writes, "He dwells deep, this creep. Staring me down with his water swollen gaze; Under miles of polite bodies of Ink, opaque and blind - He awaits my fall, from calm and grace." Art by Abhishek Bommana.
Bommana works in mixed media including digital rendering, even though his favourite mediums are still pencils and gold-capped ‘Hero 332’ Chinese pens and black ink on paper. Art by Abhishek Bommana.