Category Archives: Art

Artist: Leonid Afremov

I discovered the awesome amazing of Mexican artist Leonid Afremov through a reader comment a few weeks ago and I was blown away by his work. So rich and colorful, pulling the viewer to inquire on the subject matter/landscape. Leonid is dedicated to his craft, painting daily and has hundreds or pieces to show for […]

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Portraits Using People

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Artist Alan Craig recreated these famous celebrity portraits by using crowds of people. I find them to be both genius and a bit creepy….the texture that is. You can see more portraits here. via fubiz

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Video: Under the Needle Episode 1: Paper Frank

From the makers of  the documentary Color Outside The Lines, comes the first episode of Under the Needle, a series of short videos on various tattoo artists. Paper Frank, the apprentice of well-known artist Maiya Bailey is the subject of the launch. Here Paper gives some insight into his process as well as advice for […]

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Fun with Wine Corks!

Michigan-based artist Scott Gundersen created this portrait after collecting 3,621 used and recycled bottle stoppers and organizing them by tones and colors. Inventive, imaginative and a bit genius I might add. Check out the video below to gain further insight into the process and make sure you visit his Tumblr page here to see his other masterpieces. via LikeCool

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Artist: Jenny Vorwaller

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Abstract paintings and iPhone cases from artist Jenny Vorwaller. Great textures. Her Big Cartel shop contains more of these plus a few stationery sets. Visit the site here.

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Video: LEGO Art | Off Book | PBS

I’m a big fan of LEGO art (see past sculpture post here and Tupac portrait here), so I was really happy to see this new PBS Off Book series video on this topic. Most of us have fond memories of putting these toys together as kids. It’s so exciting to see these artists take this form to a whole new […]

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Beck’s & Freegums: A Bit of Spacial Tension

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Diggin’ this artwork from Miami based Alvaro Ilizarbe a.k.a. Freegums. Freegums is one of six artists who chosen to work with Beck’s on their Live Beyond Labels campaign. Each artist designed a limited edition label which is currently on sale. Artists include London musician M.I.A, LA based graphic design and artist Geoff McFetridge, NY based designer-calligrapher Aerosyn-Lex, and LA Performance artist Bert Rodriguez and Chicago scientific-sculptor Willy […]

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Artist: Gabriel Dawe

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Colorful installations by graphic designer turned thread and textile artist Gabriel Lawe. Who ever thought strings could be used in this way? I’m inspired to try to this out on my bedroom walls, but I’m sure the results would be catastrophic.

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Artist: Francoise Nielly

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Great detail on these vivid colorful portraits by French artist Francoise Nielly.

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Music Inspiration: Andre Woolery

I’m really enjoying the work of Harlem based artist Andre Woolery. His website is chock full of rich images as well as videos that lend insight into how he developed his craft. Take a moment to hear him speak about his thoughts on street art and why he wants to share his work with the […]

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