Color Muse: James Shields

AOC: Where are you from?

James: I grew up in Stockton, California, but I currently reside in Brooklyn, New York.

AOC: What do you do?

James: I’m a creative force of nature.

AOC: How does color inspire you?

James: Color gives me energy.  My purpose for painting is to capture this energy.   I think in color.  It’s like N.E.R.D.’s album Seeing Sounds. I see in color.

AOC: If there was one color used to describe you, what would it be and why?

James:  Blue to represent water.  Lately I’ve been going with the flow.

AOC: Where can we find you?

James:  My portfolio and blog are available at  You can also keep up with my updates on

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  1. Posted October 12, 2010 at 3:25 pm | Permalink

    I love the colors that he uses in his art.

  2. Posted October 19, 2010 at 1:23 am | Permalink

    Great art!

    I’m really digging the second painting!

    and he’s from CALI, Woot-Woot! :-)

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