Pixel-Palooza – Digital Art by eBoy

By on January 12, 2013, in Illustrations

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You may think recycling is something that happens in the ‘real’ world, but apparently, it happens in the digital one too. eBoy Arts is an outfit that creates re-usable pixel objects and uses them to build complex and extensible artwork. This new form of creative expression is called pixel art. Pixel art is a form of digital art, which uses raster graphics software. Images done with pixel art are edited on the pixel level. Kai Vermehr, Steffen Sauerteig, and Svend Smital are the artists behind eBoy Arts.

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Running Out of Time – Digital Images by Peppermill

By on January 11, 2013, in Concept Art

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5 to 12 is an award winning series of images produced by Peppermill for B.U.N.D. eV, one of Germany’s biggest environmental organizations.  They’re aiming to raise awareness of the fact that time is fast running out for endangered species.Peppermill easily gets the point across. The hands of the clock are inexorably squeezing the, silverback gorilla, the Grizzly bear, and the seal to death. Unless we act NOW, Earth will be a few hundred species poorer.

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A Splash of Color – Digital Art by Ruslan Khasanov

By on January 10, 2013, in Graphic Design

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Ruslan Khasanovis a relative novice in the art world having graduated from the Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts just in 2008. This Russian-based artist loves to experiment with various techniques and styles. He specializes in illustration, photography, and graphic design. He also likes working with typography and his colorful, splashy, liquid series is by far my favorite.

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Goblins, Starcraft, and More – Fan Art by Veli Nyström

By on January 9, 2013, in Illustrations

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Vablo is Veli Nyström when he’s at home. He has a most unusual take on popular characters. Veli’s fan art is first class. Dark, futuristic, and extremely detailed, most of them can be found all over the web. This 25-year-old Finnish artist is definitely one of the ne generation of brilliant artists.

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Caught On Digital Canvas – Pokémons by Gavin Mackey

By on January 8, 2013, in Game Art

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Halfway from the original manga and current fantasy re-imaginings lies Gavin Mackey’s interpretation of the adorable Pokémon characters. Some of the supper-powered critters became even more adorable while the some turned into the stuff of nightmares. Gastly, Bulbasaur, and Charmander are but a few of the Pokémons he has re-drawn to the delight of fans everywhere.

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Fantastic Fauna by Maria Lucia

By on January 7, 2013, in Illustrations

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Nothing is as cute as a kitten, and nothing is cuter than a fairy kitten. Artist Maria Lucia specializes in all things cute, cuddly, and (mostly) fictional. Her digital images are wonderfully wrought with special attention paid to the smallest details. Her furry/feathery subjects are artfully posed in soft, moonlit settings.

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Perspective – Photographs by Rona Keller

By on January 6, 2013, in Photography

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Rona Keller started taking photography seriously in 2007. It has taught her to express herself with more than just mere words. She said: ” [Photography] allows me to capture a moment when it happens. A photo can say so much about other people even when they’re not in them, about a feeling that has changed a long time ago, about everything as it was and never might be like.” For someone just five years behind the lens, she takes pictures like a pro.

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Pop Pop Bang Bang – Installations by Thomas Brown and Anna Burns

By on January 5, 2013, in Concept Art

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Pop Pop Bang Bang is a collaboration between photographer Thomas Brown and creative director Anna Burns. Thomas  describes it as a mix of “film, photography, and pyro”. Explosions, guns, and girls are all recurring themes on the silver screen. The installation itself is a collage of artfully arranged umbrellas set in three different locations in London.

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Drowning Memories – Photographs by Sleet613

By on January 4, 2013, in Photography

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At seventeen, Sleet 613 has captured moments even professional photographers are hard-put to replicate. This budding photographer almost instinctively knows how to capture the perfect shot. The interplay between the lighting, angle, and focus make the simplest of things into focal points. Who would’ve ever thought a bunch of shells, drops of water, and a dream catcher could be so poignant?

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Creepy Sculptures by Calluna De La Morte

By on January 3, 2013, in Sculpture

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Calluna De La Morte (roughly translated as Heather of the Dead) is the nom de guerre of American artist Heather Jean Skalwold. Her sculptures are not for the fainthearted. A baby cyclops, a reliquary heart, and a bone amulet are but a few of the things she crafts in her spare time. Heather’s work may creep people out but you simply can’t fault her craftsmanship and creativity. She was formally trained at Parsons School of Design in NYC.
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