Critic, “I’m an artist myself and” Argument from authority – always a logical fallacy, but even worse when it’s in a subjective field where there arguably can’t be any authorities. “I hate it when people who aren’t artists assume anything someone puts out there is ‘mind-blowing’.” – incredibly condescending, don’t you think? And besides, “assumes” that it is mind-blowing? If the person who posted these pieces had his mind figuratively blown by them, then how can they not be mind-blowing? Who are you to say that they are not, in the face of reality and facts? “There were only a select few that were actually interesting and most of them were considerably unskilled-looking.” “Just because someone draws lines in a girls hair or shows the boobs doesn’t make it amazing.” “No, I am not bias towards any creative expression whatsoever but I don’t agree with just how ‘inspiring’ these are supposed to be.”
Body Painting by Craig Tracy | PondlyArticle by James Pond I am the owner of Pondly.com / art lover / electrical engineer / software developer / MBA in e-business student. I blog for pleasure and love to share my Internet findings. Body painting is form of art in which Craig Tracy excels. Website You may want to check out Body Painting by Barbara Pichiecchio and Alessio Frederico Sample: Do you want more visual fun? You might also like
suckatlife.com - artwork by lawrence yang"Mattias Adolfsson Illustration"Andrea Joseph(Weekly Story Theme: Romance) There is no other love like an illustrator’s hand and its pen. These two spend hours together everyday, inseparable, and when they are not together, the hand years for the cool grip of its beautiful slender pen. Andrea Joseph hand knows this feeling well, and his hand and its pen have been committed to each other for years now, and now on Creative Tempest they renew their vows.Meticulously Detailed Drawings Made with Graphite and ChalkPaul Cadden is a Scottish-born hyperrealist artist who creates painfully realistic artworks using only graphite and chalk. I’ve posted some pretty realistic drawings in the past, like Rajacenna’s detailed celebrity portraits, Juan Francisco Casas’ photo-like ballpoint pen drawings, or Paul Lung’s pencil artworks, but the pieces you’re about to see are on a whole other level. Using simple materials like graphite and white chalk, Paul Cadden is able to replicate complex photos down to the tiniest details. Whether it’s the countless wrinkles on an old man’s face, the smoke from a lit cigarette or the water dripping from someone’s face, he makes it look unbelievably realistic. “Although the drawings and paintings I make are based upon a series of photographs, video stills etc, the art created from the photo is used to create a softer and much more complex focus on the subject depicted, presenting it as a living tangible object. via Deviant Art Reddit Stumble
Banksy - Guerilla art wrapped in mystery and controversy [35 picsBanksy Truck Photo credit: Banksy Banksy, an anonymous England based graffiti artist, political activist, film director and painter, is probably the most popular, yet most mysterious, urban street artist in the world. He has dozens of celebrity collectors including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Christina Aguilera. Hint: Use “J” and “K” keys (after the page finish loading) to navigate from picture to picture. Banksy art: Picnic At the guerilla artist Banksy’s L.A. show in 2006, Angelina Jolie spent nearly $400,000 on three pieces of his work. Banksy art: Laugh now but one day we’ll be in charge Banksy art: The bad artist imitate, the good artist steal Photo credit: Banksy Banksy street art: escaping Banksy art: Maid Banksy art: Choppers with pink ribbon Banksy art: Flowerchucker Photo credit: Banksy Banksy art: Attacking carts Banksy art: Moisturizing Banksy street art: Graffiti cleaner Graffiti depicting graffiti removal by Banksy. Banksy street art: Naked man Banksy street art: Death Banksy portrait
Mind-Blowing 3D Art By Nagai Hideyuki, JapanMind-Blowing 3D Art By Nagai Hideyuki, Japan Mind-Blowing 3D Art By Nagai Hideyuki, Japan Amazing realistic 3D illusionary art work is done by a young Japanese artist Nagai Hideyuki. Using a technique known as anamorphosis, the super talented Japanese artist Nagai has put viewer into thinking that whether it is an art or a real thing. Nagai has used just pens and pencil to create these impressive 3D sketchbook drawings. Here are some of his works.
How to Draw Caricatures: The 5 Shapes | Tom's MAD Blog! - StumbleUponThis series of “How to Draw Caricatures” tutorials are a just a small taste of a larger and much more in-depth book I wrote called The Mad Art of Caricature! The book is 175 full-color pages, lavishly illustrated and contains greatly expanded explanations of the concepts presented in these tutorials, as well and a great deal of additional material on caricaturing other facial features, posture, hands, expression and more, techniques on drawing from live models, doing caricature for freelance illustration and for MAD Magazine. This is a must have book for anyone interested in caricature, cartooning or humorous illustration. You can order it online here. Part One: Basic Theory and the Five Shapes These kinds of things always start out with a definition, but “caricature” is a hard thing to pigeonhole into a single sentence. Likeness- If you can’t tell who it is supposed to be, then it is not successful. Teaching Someone to See The Five Shapes What does that have to do with caricature?
Interview: Mysterious Post-it Note Artist (15 pieces)When we first laid eyes on John Kenn's amazing post-it note art, we instantly fell in love. Not only are each of his pieces extremely creative, Kenn's art shows that it doesn't necessarily matter what medium you use; it ultimately comes down to the message. Try and look for any information on John Kenn and you'll find it to be quite the challenge. We were lucky enough to score an interview with Kenn after we hunted him down (we had to leave a comment in one of his posts because he doesn't even have an email address up anywhere). Can you give me a brief background about you and your work? Why did you start this project? Are you a professionally trained artist? What has the response been like to your post-it note art? How do you come up with your stories? What are they based on (and/or what are you inspired by)? We noticed a Tim Burtonesque feeling to your art. What do you hope others will get out of your art? Thanks for the interview, John. John Kenn