Although art fanatics may point to lighting and shadow techniques as the basics, for those in the creative field, the basics are often the techniques that are the hardest to execute effectively and cleanly while still remaining interesting.
Chris Fraser, focuses on certain points within these sculptures to allow the lights to naturally exude the finalized piece he has in his mind.
It is easy to categorize his work as science fiction-esque, even tron like. But those critics are the ones that are easily dismissive of how difficult it is to produce relatable pictures through this artform.
Imitating a reflection through a window, or a sunrise in the misty morning, is easy to criticize, since the images are so precise they evoke memories that seem all too familiar. But getting those same memories exactly right so that it’s reflected in the other person’s mind; that’s the major difficulty in attacking this kind of art.