The Human Canvas is a branch of my art that uses the human figure as a substrate for a gradually unfolding visual tale.

Midnight

I have always been a nocturnal person. I feel, think and create better at night. When everyone goes to sleep and the city falls silent I truly awake. This project is an attempt to illustrate my affinity for the night.   Muses: Natalia, Winnie, Sabine, Lea, Nicole, Stephie Assistants: Mads Hoppe & Anna Sophia Hansen…

Darkness Rising

A study of the male figure focusing on muscle structure and emphasizing it using minimal light.   Muse: Anders Landau Fine Art Prints The images in this series are available as limited edition fine art prints. For more information, please visit the Prints page or contact us via email: prints@mariusbudu.com

Elysian Fields

I have always been intrigued by the concept of an afterlife. I am especially drawn to the ancient Greek belief that Heaven was a physical place called ‘Elysium’ or ‘The Elysian Fields’. This plays beautifully into the notion that we are of earth and to earth we shall return. In this series, I explore the ties…

Celestial Bodies

‘Celestial Bodies’ visually explores the fact that all matter, (including our bodies) is made up of “dead star” particles. Through this fact, we are intrinsically connected to everything in the Universe – both physically, and spiritually. The human form is used in an abstracted manner in an attempt to create visual parallels to terra-like landscapes…

Fluid & Form

I have always been fascinated by form, movement and color. When I started to work with nude photography, I was especially drawn to the visual possibilities offered by unconventional angles, abstract framing and the endless form variations of the human body. Fluid & Form was a concept birthed from a drive to experiment with a…

Immortal

We have all pondered the notion of mortality at some point in one conceptual form or another. I personally have great respect for the fleeting nature of our lives when viewed in the cosmic scheme of things. With this series, I wanted to explore the notion of immortality if it were applied to an individual.…