It's always a wonderful thing to see people use old mediums in new ways. Jules Tardy doesn't just draw on paper to create illustrations - he uses the paper itself to create doodles of people and animals. In a project titled 'Papiers Dechirés' created in 2017, the ripped coloured pieces of paper create shadows, highlights, contrasts, and depth. Originally from Paris, Jules Tardy . . .
There are not many things I love more than depictions of monsters. I don't know why - there's something about them. An odd kind of whimsy that makes you smile although it's hard to put your finger on the exact reason why. Here's one that I found and fell in love with: It's not hard...Look at the little guy! He's created by Luciano Polverigiani, a South American Artist who creates . . .
As much as I enjoy finding street art gems while strolling along the streets, I cannot stand tags and graffiti on unwanted surfaces. Here's one that I saw on my street the other day. Curses to the derelict that did that. However, here's an act of 'vandalism' that I definitely approve of. Moscow-based Russian illustrator Nikita Golubev sees a canvas where others just see dirt. He uses . . .
It was a sad moment all around when Dandelion was announced to be retiring after 27 years - the bright yellow in Crayola's crayon set. This was decided in order to make room for a new blue shade. *cue sad music* "Our beloved Dandelion decided to announce his retirement early! There’s no taming an adventurous spirit! #NationalCrayonDay" - Crayola This isn't a first-time occurrence for the crayon . . .
Ian Berry is a Contemporary British Artist who uses an interesting medium to create his art - denim. It all started in 2006 when Ian was inspired by some old jeans he found while cleaning his room. Since then, he's been endlessly creating art using denim in their original form. Without any use of bleach or paint, Ian sifts through the thousands of jeans he has to find the perfect tones and . . .
On April 21, 2016, people around the world mourned the loss of the much-loved American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and actor – Prince. There were tributes made, live music played, and even some public grieving amongst fans of the legendary musician who has released 40 studio albums to date. That is quite the achievement in one's life. “I’d never seen anything like . . .
My colour explosion on Instagram, showcasing inspiration revolving around a single colour. PINK Featuring: Sabeena Karnik | The Taable | Legal Miss Sunshine | Cait Miers | Hedvig Astrom Kushner | Marcel Christ | Taymax Plants | Vilde Rolfsen | THPRKS . . .
After a week of continual feasting (and food comas), it seems that coffee is a much-needed addition to the following week. Indonesian artist Ghidaq al-Nizar does something completely different with this beverage - he doesn't just chug it down like the rest of us. He creates a series a wonderfully intricate illustrations with a combination of coffee and fingerprints. Created with his own . . .
IT'S CHRISTMAS WEEK! DAY 3/7 Today, I have a game for you - SPOT THE PANDA. Loving this little festive puzzle by Gergely Dudás, via @Picame. Put your hands up and boast about it in the comments section once you've found the little guy. Edit: My mistake, the illustration is created by Hungarian artist Gergely Dudás and not Càl Fox as originally written. This has apparently turned into . . .
My colour explosion on Instagram, showcasing inspiration revolving around a single colour. Or two in this case. BLACK & WHITE Featuring: Salavat Fidai | Living Diviani | NITCH | Adrian Dominguez | Marcin Ryczek | Motoi Yamamoto | HAM | Alvaro Martínez | Limi Yamamoto . . .