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09 Jun 02:22

Illustrator Spotlight: Jay Daniel Wright

by Staff

Jay Daniel Wright (previously featured here).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jay Daniel Wright on Instagram

04 Jun 18:58

portal-to-death: The Death Card of a Tarot Ca...

portal-to-death:

The Death Card of a Tarot Card

Tarot artwork by Lou Benesh

Instagram: @un_loup

15 Dec 06:43

Hello kitty, Mark Bryan

15 Oct 00:41

Cloud-to-butt plugin used in Amazon Job Posting? (archive.org)

23 Jun 01:20

The Lotus Eaters, Lina Kusaite

08 Jun 13:37

The four banknotes I designed for last week’s New York...









The four banknotes I designed for last week’s New York Times for Kids. 

09 Apr 15:45

Where’s your head at? Charlie Immer

23 Feb 01:13

chibakotaro:Rubinstein  ©︎ Kotaro Chiba 2021    original work  ...

by furono-mizunica


chibakotaro:

Rubinstein  ©︎ Kotaro Chiba 2021  
 original work  
 
 official instagram: @kotaro_chiba
 https://www.instagram.com/kotaro_chiba

01 Sep 05:32

The acid hasn’t worn off yet, Daniel Shaffer

21 Aug 15:16

Artist Spotlight: Anna Alpatieva

by Staff

Anna Alpatieva

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anna Alpatieva’s Website

Anna Alpatieva on Instagram

07 Aug 00:47

The Last Of Us 2's Zombie Sounds Were Made By Squishy Fruit And Porridge(?)

by Luke Plunkett

There’s a great video up on SoundWorks Collection today featuring Beau Anthony Jimenez, sound designer at Naughty Dog, who shows off some of the ways the sounds for The Last Of Us 2 were recorded since there were no actual fungus zombies to stick in the recording booth.

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10 Jul 03:47

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03 Jul 05:08

Ermsy’s “Took It Easy” at Thinkspace Projects.Currently...



















Ermsy’s “Took It Easy” at Thinkspace Projects.

Currently virtually on view at Thinkspace Projects in Los Angeles, California is artist Ermsy’s solo exhibition, “Took It Easy.”

Fascinated by American pop culture as a readily accessible, visual vernacular, Ermsy’s take on its beloved illustrated characters is both satirical and participatory. These adult-themed bastardizations of Garfield, Loony Tunes, The Simpsons, and the like, are simultaneously elated and anarchic in their absurd display of debauchery like tendencies.

Using familiar characters provides Ermsy with a set of pre-established imaginative boundaries within which to work. Like a hot-boxed descent into an alternate universe of nostalgic psychotropic Saturday morning cartoons, his world is a playful subversion of familiar, pop cultural fodder. 

“I love pop culture,” Ermsy explains, “and I love exploring it.” His graphic exploration of pop culture uses popular cartoons in the same way that graffiti writers use letters. “Using well-known characters provides me with a base point, a frame to work within,” he explains. “With graffiti, the idea is to pick some letters from the alphabet, then go crazy with them or do whatever you want. Everybody starts with the same base point, and that’s graffiti. My starting point is to use characters in my artwork.”

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25 May 20:43

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26 Mar 06:16

williamcrisafi:New illustration I just completed inspired by the Ari Aster film, Midsommar.

williamcrisafi:

New illustration I just completed inspired by the Ari Aster film, Midsommar.

03 Mar 20:28

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13 Feb 05:59

talesfromweirdland: THE LITTLE SEA MAID. Interior illustration by Harry Clarke for Fairy Tales by...

talesfromweirdland:

THE LITTLE SEA MAID. Interior illustration by Harry Clarke for Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, 1916.

18 Jan 20:20

Squishy Flesh Suits Quilted by Textile Artist Daisy Collingridge

by Andrew LaSane

“Clive a portrait” (2019). All images © Daisy Collingridge, used with permission

London-based artist Daisy Collingridge layers amorphous blobs of fabric and textiles to form wearable pastel-colored body suits. With names like Burt, Clive, and Lippy, each member of Collingridge’s family has a personality that matches his/her form. Inspired by human anatomy and infused with elements of fantasy and impulse, the artist says that the costumes are an exercise in “pushing quilting to the absolute extreme.”

Each new character begins with the construction of the head. Hand-dyed jersey and other fabric patterns are filled with plastic pellets (beans) and sewn together to form blobs in various shapes and sizes. After the underlying body structure has been formed, Collingridge begins the process of hand-stitching the blobs to the wadding. She tells Colossal that she has never clocked the process but would estimate that it takes around two months on average. The “Dave” suit is named for and modeled by her father who requested it. The others are named “like children,” and are worn and photographed by the artist herself using a remote.

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After graduating with a degree in fashion design from Central Saint Martins, Collingridge created her first costume in 2016 for the New Zealand-based design competition, World of Wearable Art. “The squishy idea definitely came from my graduate collection, which was all free machine quilted, but all done with really fat wadding,” she told Dazed Digital. “It wasn’t really your traditional patchwork quilt.”

Some have read Collingridge’s costumes as a commentary on body image and body ideals. “It’s really fascinating because as much as I can tell people what they mean or why I make these costumes, everyone comes at it with such a different view,” she told Dazed. “They are reflective of the human form with elements of fantasy. They neither promote or demote one body type. The idea there is an ‘ideal body’ is ridiculous. We are all so different, my work is more about the ‘ideal’ way to inhabit a body. To be joyous. They bring me joy to create and I hope that is reflected.”

Collingridge tells Colossal that her “Clive” costume is currently on tour as a part of 62 Group’s Ctrl/Shift exhibition, while the rest are at her human family’s home. “My dad unpacked Dave, who has been sitting in the living room over the festive period. He was even treated some Christmas lights.” To see the artist create and model the squishy bodies, follow her on Instagram.

“Burt lunge” (2018)

“Clive Feels Like” (2018)

“Crouching Tiger Hidden Hillary” (2019)

“Dave a portrait” (2019)

“Dave on his bed” (2019)

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08 Jan 17:59

Blow Torch And Hair Dryer Popcorn

by swissmiss

This video on How to Make Popcorn Using a Blow Torch & Hair Dryer is pure delight. Kudos to the creative duo of Zita Bernet and Rafael Sommerhalder.

31 Dec 03:27

Hot wheels - Syd Mead, RiP

11 Dec 17:57

Wildlife Intertwine in Finely Rendered Mythological Worlds by Lauren Marx

by Laura Staugaitis

“Offerings” (2019), Pen, watercolor, ink, gel pen and colored pencil on paper. 26.75 x 42.5 inches

Sinuous, intertwined wildlife bridge worlds of the living and the dead in Lauren Marx’s intricate multi-media work. Twisting fox heads, disemboweled deer, and lambs bursting with flowers and birds are rendered with watercolor, ink, pen, and colored pencil. Marx often places her animal compositions on semi-abstract backgrounds, awash with grey tones that give a sense of weightlessness to the dense drawings by evoking fog or clouds.

The artist, who resides in her hometown of Saint Louis, Missouri, cites frequent trips to the Saint Louis Zoo, biology classes, and National Geographic television shows as cultivating her lifelong interest in animals. Her latest body of work debuts December 14, 2019, at Corey Helford Gallery. The show, titled Chimera, is an evolution from her previous pieces, combining multiple animals into each artwork to combine their symbolic meanings.

“From Our Flesh” diptych (2015), Pen, ink, colored pencil, graphite, and gel pen, 17.75 x 10 inches

Chimera further explores my concepts of fauna representations of emotions, personal mental health, family, and self,” Marx shares in a statement. “I am creating a mythological world, centered around North American flora and fauna, to better expresses my image of who I am, how I am perceived, my struggles with mental health, and to explore self-healing.”

Marx studied Fine Art at Webster University and draws inspiration from zoology, mythology, scientific illustration, and Northern Renaissance themes. The artist shares with Colossal that in 2020 she wants to continue to challenge herself technically and conceptually, and that works in the Chimera show brought her practice to new levels in terms of scale and complexity.

See Chimera through January 18, 2020, at Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles, and explore more of Marx’s intricate illustrative artwork on Instagram. The artist also offers prints and stickers on Etsy.

“Honey” (2019) Pen, watercolor, ink gel pen, gouache and colored pencil on mixed media paper, 31 x 37.25 inches

“Self-inflicted” (2016), Pen, ink, graphite, colored pencil, and gel pen on paper, 20 x 20 inches

“Nested Fawn” (2019), Pen, watercolor, ink, gel pen, gouache, and colored pencil on mixed media paper, 25.75 x 40 inches

“The First” (2016), Pen, ink, graphite, colored pencil, and gel pen on paper, 20 x 24 inches

“Snake-Bird” (2019), Pen, watercolor, ink, gel pen and colored pencil on mixed media paper 20 x 38 inches

“The Second” (2016), Pen, ink, graphite, colored pencil, gel pen, and acrylic on paper, 20 x 24 inches

“Lovely” (2018), Pen, watercolor, ink, colored pencil, gel pen, and graphite on paper, 17.5 x 22 inches

02 Dec 21:25

The Streets of San Frnacisco, Yi Ge

18 Nov 03:11

Get a grip, Andrew Rae

31 Oct 15:33

The Dark-Surrealist Paintings of Steven Russell Black

by Andy Smith
Steven Russell Black’s horror-filled paintings and drawings have a cinematic quality. Black refers to himself as a "painter with an obsessive compulsion to champion the odd, fringe, or otherwise unappreciated." In his drawings, these scenes and characters carry an even more ghostly quality.
30 Oct 13:34

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30 Oct 13:34

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27 Oct 17:41

artdepo: curious art of Nicoletta Ceccoli







artdepo:

curious art of Nicoletta Ceccoli

23 Oct 23:24

Casimir Lee, Recent Work.Recent, incredible illustrations by...

21 Oct 14:56

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18 Oct 01:28

Teeth Teeth Teeth Teeth Teeth

by Luke Plunkett

Leslie Rosique is a concept artist and illustrator from France who has worked at companies like Quantic Dream.

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