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ARTISTS ' STUDIO TT Tran seashells study (2015) Marker on paper . By : NGUYEN , Nathan Drawing inspiration from a close mentor of artistry from his past, the artist has recreated a work with simpler materials, likely to echo his time as a child spent learning art with the aforementioned mentor. The bright colors and bold lines likewise reflect a childlike naivete in the artists’ technique. The choice of seashells reflects the scene that the artist would have also spent time with his mentor, by the ocean-- learning about and studying in nature. IT Magazine / April Issue 25