Animated gifs – Mind-Bending art by Micaël Reynaud

August 28th, 2017|

How well do you know the humble animated gifs?
The Graphics Interchange Format (the GIF’s fancy, formal name) has been around for decades—it was introduced by CompuServe way back in 1987 and went on to become one of the first image formats commonly used on the web.

When it comes to animated gifs Micaël Reynaud has opened our eyes […]

Burning Man 2017 – It starts in a week and here’s what you need to know!

August 21st, 2017|

Attending the Burning Man festival in Nevada is like landing on another planet: a vast desert populated by a peaceful, friendly, out-there people, with a culture all its own. Over 5½ square miles of desert turned over as a blank canvas and filled with all manner of incredible art, weird and wonderful people to watch, […]

Graffiti grandparents in Portugal

February 15th, 2017|

Meet Portugal’s oldest graffiti posse: a diverse clan of retirees, virally known as Graffiti grandparents.
These are the members of Lata 65, a WOOL Fest arts education group for seniors founded by Lara Rodrigues. For the past few years, Rodrigues has been dedicated to breaking down ageist stereotypes and cultural perceptions through her senior-focused theory seminars and two-day workshops.
In […]

Creative Rap Celebrities Paper Stop-Motion

February 1st, 2017|

Isaac Versaw spends his time creating, imagining, new original and creative Paper Stop-Motion design projects.
This one is titled Rap, Paper, Scissors and alludes to the famous game “stone-paper-scissors”: He ingeniously cuts hip-hop stars in color paper, animating them with stop-motion. We find Jay-Z, Tupac, Eminem, Drake and Notorious Big together with their cult phrases. Search, discover and […]

Beautiful animation – Freud, Fish and Butterfly by Haiyang Wang

February 1st, 2017|

Beautiful animation doesn’t give it justice – It’s a piece of art.
Becoming a professional animator isn’t something that’s usually, like any profession or career, achieved in just a few weeks, months or even years. It’s a career path that takes a great deal of love and dedication to the art form, but if you love it then […]

Animated GIFs by Alice Tortue

January 31st, 2017|

The French artist Alice Tiroille (better known by her pseudonym Alice Tortue) is a specialist in animation and 3D.
Through its pop and colored illustrations, it is sometimes possible to distinguish references to pop-culture, for example in Miyazaki, or else simple fixed scenes, similar to planets, which she subtly animates in a graphic style of her […]

Paintings by Beata Chrzanowska

January 31st, 2017|

Beata Chrzanowska‘s works encompass what a tender dance between color and form would look like.
Highly realistic yet minimal, her painted figures naturally coexist among sharp spontaneous geometry. She illustrates the intoxicating feeling of a first kiss with her mixed-media paintings. Inspired by Art Deco, she frames her subjects’ faces in geometric patterns with bold color schemes. […]

Night Sky Envelope – What better gift to send your friends?

July 28th, 2016|

Sometimes it’s the little touches like the Night Sky Envelope that really pull a design together.
You might not be able to give your BFFs the world, but at least you can send them the starry night sky. Japan Trend Shop is selling envelopes that contain entire galaxies inside them. Once your friend neatly opens the package and removes […]

Dazzling floral crowns adorned with seashells for modern mermaids

July 28th, 2016|

Artistic floral crowns are a thing now.
Floral crowns may be a staple for festivals and whimsical parties, but Chelsea Shiels is taking the world by storm with her mermaid-inspired, seashell-encrusted headdresses. The glittering designs are loaded with small conch shells, crystals, and gold accents that will make anyone wearing them feel like Princess Ariel. Shiel […]

Powerful image manipulation of mankind devoured by nature

March 5th, 2016|

All arts have always involved some level of image manipulation.
French digital artist and photographer Carl Redback is the talented individual behind the eye-catching series “Treebeard”. It sees him photographing portraits of everyday individuals, before digitally fusing them with various botanicals, foliage and plant matter in Photoshop.

Look closely and you’ll notice razor sharp thorns painfully puncturing the skin, […]