The Softer Side of Pit Bulls

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Sophie Gamand is the one behind these beautiful pictures depicting how soft and cute Pit Bulls are. They have been portrayed in movies as vicious creatures that only seek blood and violence, because of this they are the champions in dog fights. This can’t be more wrong. They are dogs like any others. Sophie Gamand is a French photographer that is currently working in New York City – her main work focus is the relationship between dogs and humans; and she has the goal of bringing justice to these wonderful little friends of ours.

Artist of the Week: Awesome Low-Poly Illustrations of The Big Bang Theory Cast by Mordi Levi

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Mordi Levi, a graphic designer, and illustrator, from Haifa, Israel created these low poly illustrations. You can check his awesome work on his behance page, or like him on Facebook. Go check him out, he is an incredibly talented artist, that doesn’t remain in the low poly genre and has a ton of other art works that you can gawk at.

Artist of the Week: Hyper-Realistic Paintings by Omar Ortiz

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Hyperrealism is one of the most interesting developments in the visual arts, and among the most recent. Hyperrealist works resemble high-resolution photographs; no coincidence, seeing that it is, itself, an of-shoot of the photorealist movement.
Today we will be looking at some absolutely fantastic hyper-realistic paintings by Omar Ortiz.

Artist of the Week: Art Painted on Stacks of Books by Mike Stilkey

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Written and visual art go hand in hand perfectly, and the lines between the two are constantly being blurred by calligraphers or people who do book covers. Books have been around in one form or another since ancient times, but it was not until Gutenberg invented the printing press in the 15th century, that books really began to spread. In fact, Gutenberg’s printing press remained virtually unchanged for another 5 centuries, and is still the basis of all printing presses everywhere.

8 Timeless Lessons You Can Learn from Designer Massimo Vignelli

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Massimo Vignelli, born January 10, 1931, died this year, in May, on the 27th, and he was an incredibly talented designer, that worked in many areas of design, from package design through housewares design and furniture design, to public signage and showroom design. He founded the Vignelli Associates, along with his wife, Lella, and he lived by his words “If you can design one thing, you can design everything.”. We are here to pay an homage to an great artist, by providing you 8 timeless lessons you can learn, and use in your life.

10 Breathtaking Street Art that Interacts with Its Surroundings

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Street art is usually frowned upon by the elderly, the conservatives; street art is meant to disrupt its environment, bring something new and eye-catching. The best artwork, because yes, it is artwork, withstand the test of time, and it is truly a pleasure to see that it reoccurs from generation to generation. It is quite interesting to see how it evolves through time. And more interesting is to see how an artists imagination works. We decided to hand pick some of the greatest street art there is.

Artist of the Week: Amazing Caricatures by Jason Seiler

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Aside from doing commissioned work for magazines, his art has also been showcased in several well-known publications like Taschen’s Illustration Now!, Communication Arts Magazine, and the book Digital Masters. He has also held exhibitions at the Society of Illustrators New York (of which he is a member), and the Society of Illustrators West. But enough background, time for you to see with your own eyes why Jason is such a terrific artist.

Sarcastic Romance Illustrations by Donna Choi

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Donna Choi likes to make us laugh with her digitized illustrations, depicting her fascination of lust and passion. She likes to say this about them “ It is reviled by strangers and exes alike”. We fully agree. This wonderful artist is based in Brooklyn, New York and has created a weekly series of illustrations – “Modern Romance”.

7 Talented Calligraphers to Follow on Instagram

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Calligraphy is a visual art related to writing, Claude Mediaville described it as “ the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious, and skillful manner” and we couldn’t agree more. You see it everywhere, you see it on that wedding invitation your friend sent you, or that logo design, that you saw while going to work this morning, and it really got stuck into your head. Aren’t you curious what talented calligraphers there are?