Will Cotton (born in 1965) is an American painter whose favourite subjects are sugar (candies, pastries…) and female nudes. Besides painting (oil on linen), he draws and sculpts. He creates surrealistic landscapes teeming with candies and pastries. He notably made a collaboration with the French pastry maker Ladurée. In addition, he realises delicious portraits of models and celebrities (Elle Fanning and Katy Perry). Furthermore, he is particulary famous for his work with Katy Perry (paintings and the music video of “California gurls”).
Candy landscapes :
Delicious portraits :
The actress Elle Fanning by Will Cotton :
Katy Perry painted by Will Cotton :
Will Cotton was the art director of the Katy Perry’s music video “California gurls” :
Sources : http://www.willcotton.com/ ; http://www.designboom.com/art/interview-with-artist-will-cotton-06-17-2014/ and http://tumblr.com/