The creative chameleon that was David Bowie, as illustrated by Helen Greene.
A good artist can make just about anything their canvas medium. That includes dirt, it seems. Artist Sarah Rosado has taken dirt and turned it into cute, clever and interesting works of art. All images courtesy of the artist.
Really beautiful street art by Curiot.
The animated GIF has had an amazing resurgence in the last couple of years. From pop culture references to mini-movies, and now to these mind-watering scenes from Portland artist Jack Dougherty. I really like the subtle moves, which bring these surreal images to …
Artist Scott Campbell has been turning classic movie characters and scenes into charming, some may say adorable little paintings. He has a vast series entitled Great Showdowns that feature protagonists and antagonists side by side, and in each painting, everyone is happy. …
A study on the visual elegance of all things, mold. There are some strange and somewhat beautiful, if gnarly, patterns at work here. Via It’s Nice That:
Colossal has a look at the fantastic whirling color forms of Brendan Monroe. Beautiful hues, great motion, and a warm sense of kinetic energy. Love it.
Some imaginative wood sculptures by Italian artist Willy Verginer. Carved from solid blocks of wood, the figures make great use of color, contrast, and a touch of the bizarre. Via Colossal:
We all know that digital renderings are impressive these days. Go to any decent science-fiction movie, and the CGI has progressed to a point that you hardly notice what is a digital effect and what is real life anymore. Well, the following …
Colossal has a look at John Breed’s colorful leg installation at shoestore Breuninger.
Some pretty amazing stuff, Via DesignBoom: These portraits use one continuous piece of sewing thread wrapped around a bazillion galvanized nails.
This body of art by Francesca Pasquali does not suck, though the materials sure do. Made of nothing but drinking straws, these canvasses become 3D forms that resemble coral, clouds, and even digital renderings.