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fusion paint-pouring turns national football strips into colorful marbled balls 

in november last year, scotland qualified for euro 2020, their first major men’s football tournament since 1998. inspired by the tartan army’s unbelievable success, scottish artist craig black created ‘the fusion series – footballs’, an artistic installation that takes the colors from countries’ national kits and pours them over footballs to stunning marble effect.

craig black turns national football kits into colorful marbled balls designboom

spain

 

 

to realize the project, black used his acrylic fusion paint-pouring technique over nine white footballs. from spain’s fiery red and yellow kit to italy’s savoy blue, each ball represents a country competing in the euro 2020 tournament. the artworks have been captured in still images as well as video in order to showcase the mesmerizing process the artist uses to create each unique installation.

craig black turns national football kits into colorful marbled balls designboom

france

craig black turns national football kits into colorful marbled balls designboom

netherlands

craig black turns national football kits into colorful marbled balls designboom

germany

 

craig black turns national football kits into colorful marbled balls designboom

denmark

craig black turns national football kits into colorful marbled balls designboom

england

craig black turns national football kits into colorful marbled balls designboom

scotland

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scotland

fusion paint-pouring turns national football strips into colorful marbled balls 

sweden

fusion paint-pouring turns national football strips into colorful marbled balls 

italy

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italy

 

 

 

project info:

 

name: the fusion series – footballs

artist: craig black

videography / photography (finals): garth ivan

photography (process): ryan johnston

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lynne myers | designboom

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