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Birds of a feather, painted on actual feathers. Giants walk the street of Poland: extraordinary street art by Natalii Rak. Bizarre body art at the World BodyPainting Festival. Impressionistic self-portraits by Nikos Gyftakis. Best street art from April 2013. Mars-1: paintings from outer-space by Mario Martinez. Spiraling metropolises by Fabio Giampietro. Literal band logos: a visual re-cap of new music from May. - artwork by lawrence yang. DALeast does eye-popping street art in London. Victor Wang's Paintings. - artwork by lawrence yang. Birds In Water Color. - StumbleUpon. Magnificent Oil Paintings by Leonid Afremov. Part 1 - AmO Images - AmO Images. Leonid Afremov is a Belarus born, Israeli modern painter who creates unique landscapes, cityscapes and figures using a palette knife rather than a brush to paint.

Magnificent Oil Paintings by Leonid Afremov. Part 1 - AmO Images - AmO Images

"I tried different techniques during my career, but I especially fell in love with painting with oil and pallette-knife. Every artwork is the result of long painting process; every canvas is born during the creative search; every painting is full of my inner world. Each of my paintings brings different mood, colors and emotions. I love to express the beauty, harmony and spirit of this world in my paintings. My heart is completely open to art. Carnovsky. RGB Color est e pluribus unus RGB is a work about the exploration of the “surface’s deepness”.


RGB designs create surfaces that mutate and interact with different chromatic stimulus. Carnovsky's RGB is an ongoing project that experiments with the interaction between printed and light colours. The resulting images are unexpected and disorienting. The colors mix up, the lines and shapes entwine becoming oneiric and not completely clear. See the Wallpapers collections available: Jen Mann's Return. Architectural Watercolors by Maja Wrońska. Shaun Ferguson - New Work. From Street to Cardboard. New Non-Photoshopped Body Art by Chooo-san. Can you believe that these body modifications are created without using any digital editing software?

New Non-Photoshopped Body Art by Chooo-san

They are the painted works of a Japanese artist known simply as Chooo-san. We first came across the unusually realistic body art of the 19-year-old Musashino Art University student this past summer and in a matter of months she has completed six new surreal body art pieces that continue to blow our minds. Equipped with some acrylic paints and raw talent, Chooo-san has once again proven she is a master manipulator. There's even a hint of humor in the new works. On a lean torso of a man, she depicts a series of neatly fastened buttons and the same set of buttons appear to be popped open, unable to close shut, on the belly of a heavier set fellow. Spectacular Tree Hole Paintings Brighten Up China's Streets. In China, public trees have been transforming into beautiful works of art thanks to 23-year-old art student Wang Yue.

Spectacular Tree Hole Paintings Brighten Up China's Streets

With her friend Li Yue, aka Belladrops, documenting her progress, the artist has garnered much attention for her creative public art which has turned the streets of Shijiazhuang into a delightful sort of pop-up gallery. Equipped with a backpack full of a few basic painting tools, Wang treats tree trunks as her canvas and creates illusionary portals in the natural fixtures. Choosing to maintain the beauty of nature in her work, the visual communications major paints images of adorable animals and botanic landscapes onto the exposed wood. Wang's intention behind her public artworks is to brighten up the foggy streets of this town, which happens to have one of the worst cases of air pollution in the world. The tree hole paintings have been embraced by the community and approved by the local environmental protection bureau, who confirms "the paints do not harm the trees.

" Bryan Cunningham makes art with pop tops. Next time you open a can of coke and throw away the pop tops, spare a thought for Bryan Cunningham who collects hundreds of them to make these amazing pieces on canvas that are held on and stretched using them.

Bryan Cunningham makes art with pop tops

You can see an inspiration drawn from his hometown of New Orleans as he uses his skills in painting, silk screening and wood crafting to create unique mixed media assemblages. Beautiful Japanese-inspired surrealist paintings. These gorgeous photorealist paintings by Moki deserve a second look.

Beautiful Japanese-inspired surrealist paintings

And then a third and fourth. The Berlin-based artist specializes in camouflaging people into breathtaking, northern landscapes. Rugged mountains, untouched rivers and the like have human elements cleverly woven into each image. My favorite is the mountain range. It took a moment to recognize the toes poking out from under the “blanket” of foliage. Step into these paintings by Anna Kristensen, literally. Gummy bear paintings by Jeanne Vadeboncoeur. Alice in Wonderland illustrations by Salvador Dali. New art by Miss Cassie. Okay, full disclosure, Miss Cassie is my wife and no longer technically a Miss, I suppose.

New art by Miss Cassie

Her artwork is dense and complicated, full of pathos, and never fails to inspire me. Throughout our 17 year relationship, I have watched her work evolve, grow, and change into what it has become today. I am particularly intrigued by her more recent work, which mixes a fascination with Japan, printing techniques, recent motherhood and frozen charlottes. I am looking forward to an exhibition in the spring at newly re-located Slingluff Gallery in Calicoon, NY. Death (What’s In It For Me?) and more. New art by Berlin’s Vermibus. New paintings by Louise Hearman.

Louise Hearman produces imaginative paintings with the use of vibrant and enticing colours and shadows.

New paintings by Louise Hearman

They hold theatrical notions as people can be seen hovering in a darkened blue skies with foreboding clouds. A magical and odd sense dapples across each painting. Strange objects, people and animals are in curious atmospheres with reasons hidden from the observer, this results in a curious and exciting response when one gazes into the unknown. There is a constant eeriness even when depicted landscapes fit within the boundaries of the stereotyped aesthetic. Mixed-media paintings by Lou Ros. New illustrations by Jack Lee. Oil paintings by Joram Roukes. Photorealistic oil paintings by Philip Barlow.

Mindblowing large scale street art by graffiti crew ETAM. Paul Jenkins. Expressionist paintings by Jason Shawn Alexander. Haunted Ground: a new art series by Erika Jane Mallette. Depictions of the Underworld: new art by Casey Diebold. Julia Randall. JR wheatpastes massive portraits on the walls of Havana. Cardboard cityscapes by Berlin-based artist EVOL. Street art by Rome-based Alice Pasquini. Character with a spot of color by Nicky Barkla. Home. Travis Lampe Illustration. Riusuke Fukahori Paints Three-Dimensional Goldfish Embedded in Layers of Resin. Beautiful portrait art created entirely from coffee stains.

Eunice San Miguel. Vibrant Knife Painting. Designerscouch #thecritiquenetwork - StumbleUpon. Bizarre portraiture of Guim Tió Zarraluki. Greg "Craola" Simkins - Surrealistic Day Dreams.