Brought to Life – Anamorphic Drawings by Alessandro Diddi

By on September 13, 2013, in Illustrations

Alessandro Diddi is a 42-year-old Italian artist does freehand anamorphic paintings that are so real, they’ll send shivers up your spine. Not all his drawings are as creepy as the one above, but they’re all pretty convincing. He said: ““I want my drawings to put across the message that the eye can trick the mind and make you believe that there are dimensions that are not really there.” He also added that it’s important for people to realize that it isn’t necessary to consume a large amount of resources to achieve something interesting. All you need is a pencil and something to draw on, and you can create something really magical.

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Delicate Balance – Rock Sculptures by Bill Dan

By on February 16, 2013, in Sculpture

Balancing rocks is something we do as bored kids. Bill Dan has turned this child’s pastime into art. Seemingly impossible art. Bill is a rock balancing artist whose primary medium is stone riprap found in the coastlines of his hometown in San Fransisco. His sculptures consist of rocks balanced on top of each other. He does them all freehand and their seemingly impossible configurations are what makes them unique. The fact that he uses no adhesives makes it even more impressive. When asked about his work, he said: “Some people try to make things too complicated. This is the opposite.”

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Animal Portraits With A Bic Pen by Sarah Esteje

By on March 17, 2012, in Illustrations

Animals are on the list of most preferred subjects in any type of medium. Most likely because apart from humans, animals can also be used to express emotion, whether of the artist or of the subject in the art itself. Sarah Esteje, with the skillful use of a standard Bic Pen, draws them with fine detail and shading, as if it was taken with a camera like a candid shot.
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