Art is a great way to keep your mind busy and express how you feel. At least that’s how PicsArt Master Storyteller, Iris Mendez (aka @colochis89), views it. In our latest Spotlight episode, Iris shares the story behind what sparked her surreal photo editing journey and what inspires her to continually create new art.
What’s the story behind captivating surreal edits like the below? Iris shares that “the path to becoming an artist isn’t always easy.” After her mother passed away, Iris started editing in PicsArt as a form of creative escape. “Slowly but surely, PicsArt became a form of therapy.”
Songs, movies, fantasy, and surreal art all serve as sources of creative inspiration. Watch to learn as Iris describes her artist journey in her own words:
Looking for more inspiration? Follow Iris on PicsArt to see her latest edits. Don’t forget to check out our previous Spotlight on Diana, a Ukrianian collage artist in Moscow. Craving the latest in trendy edits? Stay up to date on all of the hot creative trends on PicsArt’s Instagram, where we share photo and video editing inspiration and highlight new creators every week!
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