This week, I get the pleasure of showcasing some totally awesome works from Mikko Lagerstedt, a self-taught photographer and nature enthusiast from beautiful Finland. But before I do that, I want to tell you a thing or three about Mikko and Finland as well while I am at it.
Simona Bonafini is a talented illustrator from Milano, Italy. She has decided to show the unseen world of fables making selfies. I for one think it’s a marvelous funny idea, and I’m glad that someone brought it to existence. Whether you want to see Hercules pulling weights or Ariel taking selfies on the beach, you came to the right place.
Gediminas Pranckevicius creates absolutely amazing digital paintings, depicting everything from funny cartoon characters, to surreal landscapes and scenes that yell “SALVADOR!” at you. His awesome works have been posted all over the internet, but I think any excuse to take a brake and watch them is good, so here are some of my favorite digital paintings by Gediminas Pranckevicius.
You can call Brian Dettmer a marvelous sculptor, a one of a kind artist, a genius of the highest level, but I think book worm fits him best. Brian is a New York based artist, born in 1974 in Naperville, Illinois, and for the past decade or so, he has amazed the world with his beautiful sculptural books. Yes, you read it right. He sculpts books.
Margarita Kareva is an incredibly talented photographer from Russia, Yekaterinburg. She specializes in taking surreal photos that makes you think fairy tales are real, that fables walk among us. Her inspiration is all that is fantasy. From books, movies, comics, short stories, anything that is related to the genre, she takes it, and creates beautiful art. She is the living example of how you can grow as a creative professional doing the thing you love.