Hi, I'm Julian


In the beginning, inspiration was spontaneous and unpredictable. However, the desire to create thought-provoking work has always been prevalent. The path is not a straight line as my work has evolved from an interest in interior design and traditional fine art to multiple creative outlets such as photography, video, and technology.

Call me when you have a project that requires an artist’s perspective. Something thoughtful, insightful, interesting. Something that you feel only I can do - because you understand and trust my vision.

I look forward to creating with you.

Julian R.

 
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ORIGINS

My photographic journey actually began with painting abstracts. Turns out that’s a pretty good way to learn about composition and color theory. The composition is critical in any visual medium, while color has such a significant impact on establishing the mood of a scene. Due to the “color outside of the lines” concept with abstract, I found that there’s a narrative element to the work I was doing.

Abstract works are open for interpretation. On the surface, it’s a subject matter that can seem to have its limitations but there is such a huge spectrum of emotion and energy to explore. The creative process is just as nebulous, even if the end results is figurative.

This exercise was a crucial part of my development as a photographer. It helped me learn how to channel my thinking, gave me some general perspective on creating visuals, and most importantly it helped me learn how to "see". It was the genesis of a visual language, or what some may call style.

My visual influences are rooted in the film aesthetic. The rich color tones, the grain, and the mood of film are striking qualities that influence my work the most. 

When it comes to storytelling, I love the subtleties, the nonverbal parts of human communication. Those are the details that truly expose the mood and expression of a scene.

 
 
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Julian is a talented, creative mind with a passion for the arts. He is renowned for his ability to illuminate art from the simplest muse. His artistic talents are not confined to one area; as he is a painter, photographer, and blogger; every fiber of himself vested in expressing life/beauty as he sees it. I am honored to have watched his progression over the years and confident that his work will continue to gain a national following.

 - Alisha Woodall, Dallas, TX

 
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Go more in depth on my thought process:

 

PAST CLIENTS:

 

 
 

MARY KAY

CERVEZA TECATE

GENERAL MOTORS / FREEMAN GRAPEVINE

LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND POWER

HOTEL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH TEXAS

UNT HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY

BOTANICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF TEXAS

BIG THOUGHT

DALLAS MAVERICKS INSIDER

CAMPBELL AGENCY

KIM DAWSON AGENCY

MENS BOARD AGENCY

CLUTTS AGENCY

 
 
 
 
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