Christian Guémy is a Paris-based street artist who has been featured in Pondly once before. It looks like he has a fine new crop of artwork dotting the streets of Paris. His alias C215 is creatively incorporated into each work, rendered as a cube into an inconspicuous corner. He nay describe himself as a stencil artist but don’t be fooled. Each of his street art is drawn free hand.
Dito Von Tease is a derivation of Dita Von Teese, the famous icon of “burlesque” style and expert in disguises. Also, “il Dito” means “the Finger” in Italian. His Ditology is a series of index-finger portraits of famous personalities. According to him,the finger is the most apt symbol for our digital age (digitus is Latin for finger) since a person can pretend to be anyone online. Dito wants to invite everybody to look beyond the “masks” we use in living our public lives.
Marta Nael had always known what she wanted to be when she grew up. Her extraordinary aptitude for drawing and painting manifested itself quite early. She found her true love in matte painting and concept art after completing her Fine Arts degree. Her considerable talent allows her to create almost any kind of art using any multimedia applications. Her versatility has enabled Marta to work freelance.
George Patsouras has been passionate about art for as long as he could remember. He started drawing with colored pencils at an early age. He did take several art courses but he’s mostly self-taught. He’s currently a freelance illustrator who does impressive work with Adobe Photoshop CS5 and a a Wacom Intuos3 Tablet.
Christoffer Relander is a self-taught photographer and graphic designer currently based in Finland. He is a former Finnish Marine and first became interested in photography back in 2008. His work with multiple exposures is by far his most popular images. He now freelances with notable newspapers, magazines and websites around the globe. According to him: “My goal as an artist is to always be true to who I am, and (I) aim to create art that will stay around for its good cause.”
Daria Widermańska-Spala a.k.a. Anako is a Polish freelance illustrator. She has been drawing ever since she could remember but it wasn’t until she was 18 that she decided to immerse herself in the world of art. She dabbled in everything from animation to 3d graphics before finally finding his calling in illustration. She now puts her considerable talents to good use by designing and painting characters for the games industry, creating storyboards, drawing and coloring comics, and illustrating books & applications for children and fantasy.
Dogs are cute and fluffy. That being the case, it’s pretty hard to take a bad picture of a dog. Photographer Daniel Sadlowski does not take good pictures of dogs, he takes great portraits of them. Each furry subject is posed in such a way that highlights their best asset; be it their eyes, their floppy ears, or their furry necks. Daniel is also designs websites when not tinkering with his camera. He is currently based in Germany.
Sebastian Lang is a Munich-based fashion photographer. He loves working with contrasting colors which helps highlight the clothes and not the model. He has a very artist approach to the lighting in his shots which gives the whole picture a delicately edgy mood. Magazines like Pose, Highlights, Elle, Hole, Runway, and Blurart.
Vitaly “Skywalker” Raskalov is a Moscow-based photographer who has taken his craft to new heights. Literally. He loves climbing the tallest structures he can find and taking awesome shots from the top. This guy must’ve been a bird in his former life. No harnesses, no tethers, no ropes, just balls. People with vertigo shouldn’t even be looking at his shots.
Shannon Maer is the founder and creative director of Balance GFX. Balance GFX is an animation and design studio in Manhattan specializing in visual development, concept, and theme for casino video slot games. They develop and create an exciting world of heroes and heroines for the ultimate casino slot gaming experience.