2022 Luminous Series

Luminous Number 8
Luminous Number 8

 

Luminous Number 7
Luminous Number 7 (Me & Ching Yi)

 

Luminous Number 6

 

Luminous Number 5
Luminous Number 5

 

Luminous Number 3
Luminous Number 3

 

Luminous Number 2
Luminous Number 2

 

Luminous Number 1
Luminous Number 1

 

Portraits
A few pieces from my neon ‘Big Pixel/People of Color’ series.

Elysse
Elysse
Model: @elyssetl
Reference photo by: @zsuttonphoto
Hair & Makeup: @emgraymakeup

 

Brianna
Brianna
Model: @bananabribri
Reference photo by: @jackieduncanphotography
Hair & Makeup: @katrina.martinez
Stylist: @charliegrosss

 

‘Kristopher’ © 2018 Carlos Aleman
Model: Krystopher Perry
Reference photo by Aaron White

 

Miss Cameroon
Model: Venance Chiepodeu (@miss.cameroon)

 

Kimie a Break
Kimie a Break
Model: @kimieabreak
Reference photo by: @fiorella_occhipinti

 

Francesco the Seer
Francesco the Seer
Reference photo by: @mattia__cecchetti
Model: @buzi.francesco

 

The Comedian
The Comedian
Reference photo by: @portfolionicolasnova

 

‘Kwan Yin’ © 2018 Carlos Aleman
Model: Angel Lin (@angelmydarling)
Reference photo: Shane F King

 

Rajab
Rajab
Model: @yrnarkay

 

Remain
Remain
Model/Makeup Artist, Aryuna Tardis ( @aryunatardis )

 

Aryuna's Gaze
Aryuna’s Gaze
Model/Makeup Artist, Aryuna Tardis ( @aryunatardis )

Nature
A lot of these paintings are featured in my poetry book, Fireflies & Stars

 

Tree of Light
Tree of Light

 

The Depths

 

Jelly Fish
Jelly Fish

 

The Ashen Road

 

The Earthly Vision

 

Fireflies & Stars

 

Dolphin
Dolphin

 

Garden of Innocence

 

Black & White
Mostly mixed media paintings of my grandchildren

 

No, Over There!
No, Over There!

 

‘Like the Wings of Butterflies’ by Carlos Aleman (mixed media on canvas)

 

‘A Panda Story’ by Carlos Aleman (mixed media on canvas)

 

Sweet Dreams, Angel Mild
‘Sweet Dreams, Angel Mild’ by Carlos Aleman

 

"Witness' by Carlos Aleman
‘Witness’ by Carlos Aleman

 

Such a Tender Voice by Carlos Aleman
‘Such a Tender Voice’ by Carlos Aleman

 

Otaku (anime & cosplay fan) Art

Ecstatium III
Inspired by costume maker, Thao Nguyen (@ptytb.art.atelier)

 

Ecstatium II
Inspired by costume maker, Thao Nguyen (@ptytb.art.atelier)

 

Ecstatium I
Ecstatium I
Inspired by costume maker, Thao Nguyen (@ptytb.art.atelier)

 

Cosplay Defenders
Cosplay Defenders