Behind the Art of Wide Eyed Energy

Behind the Art of Wide Eyed Energy

With the debut of the 4 tasty flavours of Wide Eyed Energy also comes the debut of our first 4 can designs. If you're familiar with Collective Arts — the craft beverage brand behind Wide Eyed — you'll know that we're constantly engaging artists from around the world to submit their works through our Calls For Art. Through these Calls, we select and pay artists for the privilege to use their pieces on our cans, bottles, merch etc. We'd like to introduce you to our quartette of Wide Eyed launch artists.

James Carey | Huntington Beach, CA, USA 

James Carey is an illustrator and muralist living in Huntington Beach, California. James, inspired by the cartoons and children’s books from his childhood as well as the psychedelic art and music from the 60s & 70s. James creates art that is colorful, psychedelic, fun and positive. James has worked as a prolific beer label designer and has created vibrant, eye-catching branding for numerous clients around the country. James has also painted colorful, whimsical murals for numerous businesses, schools and festivals throughout California.

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Summer Bluess | Jakarta, Indonesia

I'm an ideamaker. I paint a lot of colors.

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CatDirty | Toronto, ON, Canada

CatDirty — an illustrator and artist based in Toronto, Ontario — is a creative force fueled by a fusion of eclectic influences. Drawing inspiration from legendary visionaries such as Basil Wolverton, Robert Crumb, and Ed Roth, CatDirty embraces the counterculture aesthetics of skateboarding and acid-soaked day trips. Their vibrant and captivating illustrations burst with a kaleidoscope of colors, immersing viewers in a vivid and dynamic world.
While primarily working digitally, CatDirty's artistic process always begins with pencil and paper, a testament to their commitment to traditional techniques. With a penchant for a vibrant color palette, CatDirty's artwork breathes life into their subjects, evoking a sense of energy and vibrancy that is uniquely their own. Through their undeniable talent and unwavering passion, CatDirty continues to make their mark in the art world, captivating audiences with their distinctive style and immersive creations.

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BLUMOO | Lima, Peru

Jordy García aka BLUMOO is a designer and illustrator. Dedicated to the creation of especially musical posters but also makes posters about life and the odd experiment.
He is inspired by everything that surrounds him in his daily life, and his works are based on the cosmic, spatial, abstract. He likes to use geometric images, multi-color combinations, and simple themes to create unique posters that stand out for everyone.

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