To paint or to photograph? That is the question. And the answer, according to talented St. Petersburg-based photographer Eduard Gordeev, is to make no distinction between the two. After all, why would you when you have all the tools to create a painting out of your photograph? These cityscape scenes of rainy Russia, viewed through windowpanes as raindrops streak down… Read the full article.
There’s nothing more heart melting than having an adorable kitten snuggling up against you. And while you’re at it, why not have a seagull rest on your finger while a leopard sprawls itself across your hand. Wait, what are we talking about? Mary Lou’s stacked rings- the ones that tug at your heart and purse strings. Cleverly designed as a… Read the full article.
Moscow-based illustrator Maxim Shkret conjurs the flowing hair of people and the tangled fur of beasts in this lovely ongoing series of digital illustrations. Mixing a unique method of 3d modeling with carefully applied shadows, each piece evokes the form of a paper-like sculpture. You can see more on Shkret’s Instagram. Via: This Is Colossal
Sabeena Karnik is a graphic designer and illustrator from Mumbai, who specializes mainly in paper typography. That is to say, she creates type and letters by hand using only paper, which is the primary thing that sets her work apart from other typographers. She says that this “evokes many reactions from the viewer, especially because it is all handcrafted by… Read the full article.
Hirotaka Hamasaki, aka Hamacream, is a Japanese art teacher who likes to reproduce the masterpieces of painting on his blackboard, as the Guernica by Pablo Picasso, The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci or The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. A new example of Kokuban Art, the drawing on blackboard which has become a phenomenon in Japan. Here: The… Read the full article.
Born in Serbia 1985, Nikola Čuljić is a self-taught artist. Using his amazing skills, he composes mind-bending 3D drawings on paper wich can be easily mistaken for real things. Čuljić’s drawings are mind-blowing 3-D art works of art. At first glance, the objects Čuljić creates appear completely real. But, as shown in this demonstrative video, you can watch him turning… Read the full article.
Barcelona-based photographer Yago Partal decided to play a game we all like: the humanization of animals. Just on the outside, mind you. Zoo Portraits is a brand name that was born based on a creative project influenced by the animal kingdom, cartoons and fashion. The project initially started as a marketing campaign to publicize photo books for models, actors and actresses,… Read the full article.
Ari Weinkle, is an artist and designer from Boston, MA. In his work, Ari looks to break apart and re-appropriate different forms such as the human figure, geometric and organic shapes, and typography. Through the process of fragmenting different entities, he’s continually searching for new and unique juxtapositions between shapes, colors, and patterns. Ari’s work is mostly experimental, often digital,… Read the full article.
Emoji has become a modern form of communication. It is a brand new language that allows emotion and context to be added to text based conversations. Matthew LaPenta saw the importance of the emoji and wanted to immortalize it to give historians a context for where human communication was around the turn of the 21st century. Matthew has been… Read the full article.