07 Mar '12, 5am

Artist creates beautiful indoor clouds

Artist creates beautiful indoor clouds

NIMBUS II: Artist Berndnaut Smilde has perfected the art of generating an indoor cloud. (Photos courtesy of Berndnaut Smilde ) These stunning photos of indoor clouds might look like digital creations, but they're actually of real scenes created by Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde . The clouds are generated using a smoke machine, but Smilde must carefully monitor a room's humidity and atmosphere in order to get the smoke to hang so elegantly, and with such life-like form. Backlighting is used to bring out shadows from within the cloud, to give it that look of a looming and ominous rain cloud. "I wanted to make the image of a typical Dutch raincloud inside a space," Smilde told Gizmag . "I'm interested in the ephemeral aspect of the work. It's there for a brief moment and then the cloud falls apart. The work only exists as a photograph." The effect is enhanced by Smilde's choic...

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