Pin It 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 […]
Pin It 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 […]
Pin It Valencia street in San Francisco is home to Photobooth, the world’s last remaining tintype portrait studio. Michael Shindler, the owner and operator of Photobooth, spent six years studying the Wet-Plate Collodion process. This is commonly called tintype since the image can be produced on black metal or glass. Tintype was first introduced in […]
Pin It Silent Justice is the nom de guerre of a mysterious Peruvian artist who specializes in classical portraiture. His work is highly lauded by a lot of netizens. He describes himself as an artist and student in his deviantART account. His sketch portraits all reminds the viewer of the works of the great masters […]
Pin It French photographer Kenyon Manchego specializes in luxury goods packshots, fashion & beauty photography, and portraits. His unique vantage point in taking his portraits make his work stand out from the majority of portrait artists out there today. The short distance between the subject and the camera allows for a more intimate look, highlighting every […]
Pin It Not much is known about the mysterious Russian photographer Lena Dunaeva. Her work, on the other hand, has been lauded and praised by critics the world over. Browsing though her portfolio, one gets the sense of nostalgia. Her subjects are mostly female and the portraits tend to have and old-timey look about them. […]
Pin It This project is by Scott Eyre about personas and how everyone has several different personalities, whether it be sub consciously or completely obvious. The personalities change around certain people or scenarios, the obvious example would be the idea of how you act around your boss and then how you act around your friends/family. He’s spent the […]
Pin It Tattoos may be a sign of creativity, rebellion, or self-expression, depending on your culture. Some people simply let it be but Shawn Barber, on the other hand, has a bit of an obsession with tattoos. All of his work involve tattoos in one way or another. He has published and illustrated at least […]
Pin It Looking at her paintings is like drinking genius from a glass of harmony. Her works of art and the features of their characters diffuse vibrations of eternity. An eternity that grasps beauty with its arms, but not typical beauty, but rather an indescribable beauty that is disguised as death and radiates the most […]
Pin It Mark Powellis a London-based artist who journeyed on the road less traveled by choosing to draw his portraits on the backs of old envelopes. These envelopes traversed the European postal system more than a century ago. Mark uses nothing more than a standard Bic Biro pen to create these delicately rendered portraits. Most of his portraits […]
Pin It Brendan Fitzpatrick is a Singapore-based photographer who has twenty ears’ experience under his belt. He wanted to become a science fiction illustrator in his teens but got drawn towards photography. He loves both its stillness and its dynamism. Brendan admits that there are moments when he is surprised by images he has taken […]
Pin It New York-based photographer Winnie Au went out and took pictures of more than 80 dogs in last year’s annual Tompkins Square Park Halloween Dog Parade. The dog’s costumes were only limited by their owner’s imagination. Dogs were dressed as pincushions, lions, bees, buses, bulls, Yoda, and even Lady Gaga. Each just as adorable […]
Pin It There is an unspoken rule in making portraits: Flatter your subject. This means that the artist has to present the subject in the best light possible, even going as far as editing out wrinkles, unwanted blemishes and evening out lopsided features. Well, rules are made to be broken and one outstanding young artist […]
Pin It 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 […]
Pin It Canvas, oil paint, watercolor, paper, pen, and ink may never go out of style; but a new generation of artists raised in the digital age could certainly hold their own against the artists of old. Anybody with a PC can tinker with a digital image. On the other hand, digitally manipulating photos to […]
Pin It His name may be a mouthful but the pencil portraits he makes are definitely worth a second look. With bold strokes and subtle shadings, Krzysztof Lucasiewicz brings to life today’s most-talked about celebrities. He doesn’t limit his subjects to pop icons either, he also makes portraits of ordinary people. Now, there are many pencil […]
Pin It Graphite, pencil, paint – a true artist creates art with whatever is at hand. This is certainly true of Olga Shvartsur who makes great portraits using all of the above. Some of her stunning portraits are even drawn on the iPad using painting and illustration applications. In this day and age, you’ll have […]
Pin It Rebeca Saray is a photographer who focuses her artworks on dark themes with a hint of fantasy and surrealism. She creates a character through the picturesque view of her models, with a fine line between ethereal play and worldly reality. The emotions in each image seize a relative catch to the viewer itself, […]
Pin It Life is full of color. Such statement has been made alive by photographer and artist Mia with her stunning and emotive close-ups of lips, crayons, colas, fruits, eyes, paperclips and other dreamy features that will not cease to amaze the viewers and make them feel life should be colored beautifully with love.
Pin It I know everyone wants to strive to have some thing unique or different from the norm and this is the place where you can find items of that description. From something classy like the Audrey Hepburn one you see above to something a bit more funky such as the Bob Marley one you […]
Pin It Blakravell is an Russian artist. She is very good with digital art. Using photoshop and her talent, she draws amazing realistic portraits of her favorite TV characters.
Pin It Beardfolio is a collection of portraits made by Matthew Rainwaters during the World Beard and Mustache Championships in Alaska during the spring of 2009.
Pin It Louis XIV – The Sun King (1638–1715) Princes, warlords, dandies and diplomats take the stage to form a lavish series of portraits titled The Royal Dozen. Through the study of nobility in history and portraiture, multimedia artist Alexia Sinclair has produced twelve innovative artworks formed from thousands of photographs and illustrations.
Pin It Harlem based artist, Andre Woolery, has released his art in the form of mixtape: http://andrewooleryartmixtape.com This is my first collection of pieces made exclusively from over 50,000 thumbtacks. Pieces range in size from 2 ft x 4 ft all the way to a piece that is 9 ft x 4 ft. The mixtape […]