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Skewered – Installations by Aakash Nihalani

Pin It “Landline” is one of Aakash Nihalani’s latest series featuring people skewered by colorful geometric shapes. No actual skewering went on in the course of the series. The neon tape was cleverly positioned to make it look like they’re going through the models. Aakash is pretty well-known for his observational street art and Landline […]

Emptying Gestures – Kinetic Illustrations by Heather Hansen

Pin It “Emptying Gestures” is a performance by artist and dancer Heather Hansen. Based in New Orleans, Heather invites her audience to watch her as she draws beautiful symmetrical images on paper using her body. Heather belongs to a new breed of performance artists who produce kinetic illustrations. Heather also has a series of videos […]

Well Heeled – Stylish Shoe Designs by Kobi Levi

Pin It Style, comfort, function is the trademark of every pair of shoes designed by Kobi Levi. His shoes mimic animals, birds, and objects with humorous results. At around $800 a pair, his work is certainly pricey but definitely worth it. They come in limited editions so you can be reasonably sure that you won’t […]

Bee Naturale – Bee Macrophotography by Sam Droege

Pin It There are thousands of bee species in the U.S. and it’s pretty difficult to tell one from the other. The United States Geological Survey Bee Inventory and Monitoring Laboratory is responsible for the daunting task of identifying and monitoring these bee species. To make things a little easier, Sam Droege (the head of USGS-BIML), […]

Hidden – Provocative Illustrations by Jessica Lichtenstein

Pin It Jessica Lichtenstein uses the female form to explore deeper themes of power, fetishism, and objectification in an ironic way. The irony lies in the fact that her work embodies the very paradox she is trying to explore. According to one website, Jessica’s work challenges the viewer to: “question whether these hyper-sexualized women are […]

Big Appetites – Christopher Boffoli

Pin It Big Appetites is the brainchild of photographer Christopher Boffoli. It’s a series featuring miniscule figures interacting with perfectly chosen food items. The series has been published both in print and online in more than 100 countries. Its worldwide appeal may lie in the fact that everyone has to eat – no matter your […]

Awesome Animal Portraits by Werner Dreblow

Pin It Werner Dreblow is an uber-talented photographer currently based in Berlin. One of his most recent work feature animals in some of the most adorable poses ever! Only Werner can make a snake look cute. Well, cuter than usual, anyway. Those critters that already have a fair amount of cuteness have it magnified tenfold. […]

A Change in Direction – Surreal Photography by Kylli Sparre

Pin It Kylli Sparre completed ballet school before she decided to become a professional photographer. She realized that ballet wasn’t the path for her shortly after graduation. She said: ““I think it does take courage [to switch professions], but for me it was scarier to stay pursuing something that is not my passion. I had […]

Bodyscapes – Photographs by Carl Warner

Pin It British photographer Carl Warner has been in the advertising business for more than a quarter of a century. He has been featured in Pondly before for his outstanding “Foodscapes” food photography. One of his most recent series takes the idea of photographic landscaping with food a step further by doing landscapes with human […]

Fashion Illustration and Portraits by Helen Upton

Girl with Gold Hair I was born and grew up in the beautiful county of North Yorkshire. My interest in portraiture developed at an early age, during the seventies, when I used to draw my favorite pop idols such as David Bowie. My love of art led me to study Art and Design at the […]

Baby Butterflies – Facepaintings by Christy Lewis

Pin It Christy Lewis is an award-winning face and body painter from Kapiti Coast, Wellington, New Zealand. Anyone can draw a pug nose and a few side whiskers and call the result a cat, but Christy takes this children’s art to the next level. Her work is simply exquisite and given that her clientelle are usually […]

Scrumptious Art by Hong Yi

Pin It Hong Yi’s previous work was a portrait made up of socks hanging from bamboo poles as well as a coffee cup-stained canvas portrait. She calls her latest body of work ‘creativity with food’. According to her, the series has helped her push the limits of her creativity by forcing her to churn out new designs […]

Case In Point – Street Art by Andreas von Chrzanowski

Pin It Andreas von Chrzanowski is a street artist from East Germany. He is also one of the four members of the Maclaim Crew. The group is known for their photorealistic spray can art scattered throughout Germany. Andreas’ work usually involves animals, or people, or . He likes to take them out of context and […]

The Weight On One’s Shoulders – Pentateuque by Fabien Merelle

Pin It Fabien Merelle graduated from the Beaux-Arts. He is also a former resident of the prestigious Casa Vélasquez in Madrid. ‘Pentateuque’ is part of the 2013 Art Stage Singapore exhibition at the Marina Bay Sands. It’s a lighthearted attempt to translate the maxim ‘to have the weight on one’s shoulders’ into a sculpture. Fabien […]

Anatomy and Photography – Photographs by Shay Armstrong

Pin It Shay Armstrong describes herself as “an artist working in the photographic arts and the world of body paint and body art”. She used to call herself a “bodypainting photographer" but found out that the label didn’t really cover the multi-faceted media she works with. Her signature style are nude, body-painted figures photographed in the […]

Faceless – Illustrations by Juliano Lopes

Pin It Juliano Lopes is a visual artist currently based in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts at the local Federal University in California. His work toes the fine line between contemporary graphics and painting. The human form, while superbly depicted, are all incomplete. His subjects are faceless, sometimes lacking […]

Skin Deep – Photographs by Julien Palast

Pin It Julien Palast is a photographer based in Paris, France. In his series “Skin Deep”, beautifully proportioned people appear to be engulfed by brightly colored rubber-like substance. It’s a tight fit as the people appear to be completely naked.

Waiting Under the Blacklight

Pin It Bathing in Ultraviolet light Typically, when I pick up my camera I’m shooting in natural or available light. Additionally, many shoots lead me into my studio, under the bright lights of the strobes. Last year I began looking for alternative ways to paint with light. I started reading about ultraviolet, or black light. […]

Human Metamorphosis by Jonathan Ducruix

Pin It Jonathan Ducruix is a Lyon-based digital artist who goes by the pseudonym Me&Edward. For him, photography is not an end but merely a source, a potential for creation. He is fascinated by people’s existence and of their emotions captured in a snapshot. In his “Metamorphosis” series, people are grotesquely altered in such a […]

Realistic Graphite Art by Ileana Hunter

Pin It Ileana Hunter is a Norwich-based graphite artist whose realistic drawings are inspired by the hidden lyricism of mundane objects and the fluidity of the human body. What’s amazing is that she has had no formal training whatsoever. She’s completely self-taught and yet her art speak volumes about her talent. She started whimsically, while she was studying […]

Curiously Shaped Sculptures by Adam Martinakis

Pin It Some artists can take expressive art to an almost surreal level. Adam Martinakis is one of them. With 3d digital renders of sculptures with a somewhat disturbing yet subtle feel. Each piece definitely creates a mysterious story that is left to the viewer’s level of creativity in imagination. There is such an odd […]

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