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#LACreatives: the local artists who inspire us

Through a mix of mediums, formats and perspectives local artists illuminate the unknown, color the previously black-and-white and add depth to our understanding of our surroundings, our lives, circumstances and more. Through our research process for the Thought provokers series we’ve come across so many works of art that have inspired us and we’d like to share some of our favorites we you below.


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#Zeiss CP2 #cinema #film #hollywood #director #actor

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Ocean 🌊 #actress🎬 #actress #maternity #maternitystyle #pregnancy #pregnant #ocean

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Don’t believe the hype 🍓🔥 #inverted #blueprint for #mirroretching ✨ #studio #darcyyates #print #wip

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“Happy girls are the prettiest.” -Audrey Hepburn 💖✨🙂 #JimmyPaintz #GlobalSeedsOfHappiness

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5 color application. #floraldesign #customdesign #retailspaceartwork #johnnywasclothing #kingofprussia #mural #handpaint #paintedflowers

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ENERGY 👨🏼‍🎨💐 #drewvisuals #wildflowers #paint #painting #flowers #floral

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I’m 20 today. I’m entering a new chapter of my life. I’m not gonna lie and say that I’m not scared, cause I am. I’m in Los Angeles risking my life on a career, a dream that I want so bad. Since I was a kid I’ve dreamt of becoming an entertainer, an artist. I’d always day dream about moving out here at 18. I remember telling everyone, even strangers that I’m gonna move to Los Angeles when I’m 18 and follow my dreams. That’s exactly what I did. I had only $500 in my pocket coming out here, a small suitcase, and shoes that had holes in them. I only had rent, and no job lined up. The first few months were such a struggle, I’d have like $12 to my name for like two weeks at a time. But it was worth it💙💙. I came out here to become a film director, still plan on becoming one. My heart chose stand up, as a kid I was the class clown, even in my GED program. But deep down I was scared to pursue my dreams of becoming a comedian, didn’t think there was a market for that, so I left that idea behind. One night in late September of last year, I remember going to the Hollywood improv for the first time. I watched amazing comedians, and a fire in my heart lit up, right then, and there I just knew I wanted to be a comedian. It’s like I fell in love that night. I had a burning desire to go on that stage with the others. A few weeks later I went to an open mic at the Hollywood improv and bombed so bad, I wanted to die lol. But I kept going mics, and got better, and better. I don’t go to mics as much as I would like, I’m always working, but I’m always constantly writing. But I’m gonna change that. I didn’t come out here to work a full time job, I came out here to follow my dreams. I want to be a comic, director, actress, and writer, not a sales associate. From this point on I will go to 1 mic or more every week. I will write everyday, I will film a video for my YouTube channel once a week, I will go on auditions and book parts. I WILL DO ALL THIS. Today I’ll be enjoying my 20th birthday. NEXT YEAR BIRTHDAY 21 WILL BE A GOAL OF MINE TO PERFORM AT A BIG COMEDY CLUB. #lawofattraction #comedian #birthday #artist #creator

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Massive cover up I’ve done on my good friend Fima. Even that it was 3 years I still really love it 😍

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Getting goofy and heading into the weekend! What weekend shenanigans do you have planned?! 📸: @julialofstrand

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@twolovesstudio styling challenge #getminimal using less than 2 props in a shot

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Back in LA- let’s hang out/take class/do fun things! ☀️ Photo by @one_frame_at_a_time_

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