If dropped in a Greco Roman setting and given the opportunity to paint, Ty Carter would be revered as a god of light. Now that may seem heavy handed and over zealous, but when a spiritual connection is made with another’s art, it seems sacrilege to spend time anywhere that’s apart from their work. I had this experience this past weekend as I ogled over Ty Carter’s work at the CTN Animation Expo in Burbank California. In a setting so visually stimulating and overwhelming, many artists drown out amongst the colorful waves of the industry while gods like Ty emerge. His work is not overcomplicated, but it is certainly not minimal. His color combinations and finesse communicate a saturated realists approach to art that’s relieving and exciting. Just as the sun catches a mountain tip in that violent color catch of neon sunshine in the calm, cool morning, Ty Carter’s work will catch your attention in an equally majestic and awe-inspiring way. I could go on about how inspiring and powerful his workshops were, how personal and charismatic he is, or how funny he can be when he gets into a comfortable rhythm of speech, but really…you should all experience the divine yourself by heading to one of these links and connecting with Ty Carter, the god of light and color, yourself.