‘Proud Trooper (Pink)’ is a Giclée Print by contemporary illustrator Richard Berner.
Richard Berner is a Brighton based illustrator, whose work draws inspiration from a colourful array of cultural iconography: from Star Wars to Disney, Brighton landmarks to cult celebrities, Berner creates illustrations bursting with imagination and eccentricity. With a flare for fine art technique, all of Berner’s ink drawings are brought to life with colour and texture, often applying paint drips and splatters, both before and after the print-making process.
‘Proud Trooper’ is a re-release of a classic print, updated in a fresh, new palette. An image of a Storm Trooper helmet sits at the centre of the print, painted in a rainbow spectrum of bright colours. The edges of the helmet have been smudged and left to run, creating a dynamic texture and a sense of art-as-process in abstract expressionist style. Bright, bold and beautiful, ‘Proud Trooper’ is a stunning work of contemporary art.