Charley Harper: Return to Innocence

I am dreaming of Charley Harper again. Honestly, I didn’t know of him till I started looking for monkey and racoon illustrations for a couple of pieces I am working on. Nothing I say will do justice to his art – the bright palette, simplicity of line, and especially, the freshness inspires me to return to nature and innocence – traits that I struggle to find in the grown-up world

The Shadow Dancers (below) is my absolute favorite.

Charley Harper. Shadow Dancers.
Charley Harper. Shadow Dancers.
Charley Harper. Giant Golden.
Charley Harper. Giant Golden.

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