Glass, whether as an utility or an art material, calls for careful handling. It takes a lot of time to shape and one wrong move would mean going back to square one. But for Polish artist Marta Klonowska, beauty can be found even in the seemingly worthless shards. Deftly breaking glass is where she begins to execute her passion for forming sculptures.
Recreating entire 3D objects directly from the virtual space of a computer to real life is a reality made possible by a number of different technologies. This article will focus on the one 3D printing technology that enjoys the upsides of speed, precision, and thanks to breakthroughs in design, affordability: stereolithography.
Being a photographer isn’t always about shooting sunrises and butterflies. Some artists shoot the darkness of both nature and humanity. Shutterstock contributor Yaroslav Gerzhedovich beautifully conveys a spooky – even haunted – mood that leaves you captivated. Gerzhedovich achieves his darkened shades using a variety of techniques both by hand and on the computer that he says combine to form something “between surrealism and fantasy.”
I am very proud to present to you today an exclusive sneak preview of Tim Flach’s upcoming book and photography exhibition called More Than Human that will be held at Osborne Samuel Gallery in London. I stumbled upon Tim’s work one day and was absolutely blown away by his one-of-a-kind, heartwarming animal portraits. Let’s take a look at Flach’s discourse on photography, his aim as an artist and a short yet enticing biography.
I thought it would be nice to change things up a bit in our “Artist of the Week” section – after stumbling upon an awesome website called Science to the Power of Art. It was made by Zachary Copfer – artist, microbiologist, photography enthusiast and all around creative person. He creates art from bacteria, through a process quite similar to darkroom photography.
The past few weeks have been all about raising awareness for Romania, the home country of the Pixel77 team (the people behind the entire Brainik Network, to be more exact). I’ve shown you guys some interesting facts in a “Get to Know Romania” article and my colleague Cristina recently posted a showcase of inspiring portrait photography made by 4 awesome Romanian artists that went viral. So I thought I’d put her work to the test and see if I can do the same with the artwork of the one, the only – Dan Cretu.
It seems to me like it’s been a long time since we’ve had some fun together, so today I’m bringing forth the work of the uniquely creative Terry Border. I found his blog, Bent Objects and couldn’t help but share it with you guys, to bring a smile to your faces. I’ve just got to warn you that you can get lost in all that amazing design inspiration for hours on end.
The oh-so popular term of phoneography comes from a pretty much self-explanatory combination between the words “phone” and “photography”. It’s the trending passion of design enthusiasts and tech-lovers everywhere: taking and editing seriously amazing photos with your mobile phone. So today I thought we’d get a taste of what this emerging trend entails.
Today, I wanted to introduce you guys to Alberto Seveso, a graphic designer and illustrator from Italy. He is known for his unusual technique called “sperm shaping”, which basically represents mixing colorful vector with photos. He has created amazing designs for sonorous names such as Bacardi, ESPN Magazine and Playboy Magazine, has designed the packaging of Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended and is internationally appreciated for his unique artistic style.
8-bit art (also known as “pixel art”) is a term used to describe a style associated with 1980s-early 1990s video games. Let’s feast our eyes on 8-bit versions of some famous paintings, awesome fan made movie posters in pixel art, retro (and drunk and zombie-like) superheroes, artworks which combine traditional high resolution and pixel elements, a lot of cool 8-bit vector freebies and last but not least, a video tutorial on how to create pixel art in Illustrator.