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Illustrator draws faces, lets 4-year-old draw bodies, ends up with adorably weird art [14 pics]

Illustrator draws faces, lets 4-year-old draw bodies, ends up with adorably weird art [14 pics]
When artist Mica Angela Hendricks got a new sketch book a while back, her 4-year-old daughter was insistent upon being able to try it out herself. Hendricks tried to say no, but her daughter used a phrase on her mom that she must have heard a few times herself… If you can’t share, we might have to take it away… Well, that did the trick and Hendricks her little girl finish one of the characters she’d started in the new sketchbook. Hendricks now regularly draws faces for her daughter to finish. Read more about this project or buy some of the mother-daughter duo’s prints. Related: (via Reddit) Related:  dessinArt exhibits, illustration, photography...

Collage Car Crash Artist Patrick Bremer has created works of art using cutouts of magazines and books. Artwork © Patrick Bremer Link via Dudecraft Spectacular Moleskine Doodles Explode with Energy Philippines-based illustrator Kerby Rosanes proves that doodling can be so much more than scratching unintelligible scribbles on paper. Through his Sketchy Stories blog, Rosanes shares his wonderful world of doodling in a simple Moleskine sketchbook. Equipped with an ordinary Moleskine, a few Uni Pin drawing pens, and his innate gift for drawing, the artist is able to transport viewers to a world where tiny, cartoonish creatures explode with gusto to make up larger entities. Each of the illustrator's complex and crowded sketches are filled with minute details that allow the eye to wander and discover new characters and designs at every turn. The portraits are immediately mesmerizing, but even more spectacular when looked upon closely. Kerby Rosanes websiteKerby Rosanes on deviantART via [Gaks]

Banksy vende valiosas obras en Central Park por 60 dólares Nueva York, 14 oct (dpa) - El artista británico del graffiti Banksy vendió el fin de semana algunas de sus obras por sólo 60 dólares en un puesto en el Central Park de Nueva York, según reveló hoy en su página web. El enigmático artista, cuya identidad se desconoce y que está pasando un mes en Nueva York, afirma que el puesto ya no estará hoy allí. Las obras de Banksy se venden habitualmente por miles de dólares. En la web se ve un video de la venta de algunas de las obras y cómo los compradores reciben el abrazo de un hombre anciano. Pasan horas sin que nadie compre los cuadros ante la indiferencia de los viandantes, ajenos a que los Banksy son "cien por cien originales". La primera adquisición la hace una mujer tras lograr un 50 por ciento de descuento. Banksy está realizando obras en las calles de Nueva York sin previo aviso cuya autoría el propio artista confirma a través de las redes sociales y de su página web.

Brilliant Satirical Artwork by Pawel Kuczynski May 10, 2012 Pawel Kuczynski is a Polish artist that specializes in satirical illustration. Born in 1976 in Szczecin, Poland, he graduated with a graphics degree from the Fine Arts Academy in Poznan. Pawel has been focusing on satire since 2004 and has garnered nearly a hundred prizes and distinctions since then. Much of his artwork deals with serious themes such as poverty, greed, politics and mortality. Below you will find a curated selection of Pawel’s brilliant illustrations. If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends: Incredible Lead Pencil Sculptures - Creativepool magazine Since a young age, São Paulo-born artist Dalton Ghetti had a knack for tools. For his 9th Birthday, Ghetti received a set of metal tools for children. This is what he believes began his love of carving and hobby for carpentry. At 24, he moved to the USA where he earned an associate of arts degree in architecture, while working as a cabinet maker. upon graduation he became employed as a home remodeller, a job which he continues doing today. During his spare time, Ghetti enjoys carving small intricate objects our for lead pencils. Website: By Janet Duane

The art of self-help Forget self-help books – what if the solutions to all our problems are hanging in a gallery? Philosopher Alain de Botton speaks to Louise Chunn on art as therapy Admit it, you’ve probably read at least one. Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway? How To Win Friends And Influence People? Why Men Love Bitches? However, what if the answers for which we’re searching have been in front of us all along, and we just didn’t know where to look? It may sound far-fetched, but de Botton’s new approach is a marked departure from walking around a freezing art gallery trying your best to look educated. Touchy-feely words from a philosopher, but Alain is a warmer personality than you might expect. Bridge Over A Pond Of Water Lilies by Claude Monet Inspiring Stuff So art can help us figure emotions out. Imagine the scenario: you’re in the middle of a work project that is proving to be far more challenging than you predicted, and you’re starting to doubt you’re experienced enough to manage it. Making art work Tags:

Pinturas surrealistas de Jacek Yerka Pinturas surrealistas de Jacek Yerka nos remeten a un mundo de ensueño, un universo paralelo que nos despierta una enorme curiosidad de conocer y luego pocas ganas de salir. Sus ilustraciones – que nacen de un dibujo de grafito, pasan por los lápices decoloresy un borrador pastel para terminar enpinturaacrílica – son en su mayoría paisajes meticulosamente magníficos,animalesraros con grande carisma y escenas que hacen parte de su memoria como la casa de su abuela y otros tantos recuerdos de los años 50. Nacido en Polonia, en 1952, ese artista se graduó en la Facultad de Bellas Artes de Torun – su ciudad natal – especializándose en grabado. En el inicio de sus estudios sufrió cierta presión de sus maestros a llevar su trabajo al realismo, pero confió en su talento y en sus inspiraciones surrealistas para crear ilustraciones singulares de un buen gusto increíble. Conozca algunas de sus obras: También te puede interesar

Why Bother Making Science-Fiction Art? - Collection: A Separate Realityby Alex Andreyev Often when I start a new project, whether it be a painting or piece of animation, I ask myself the question; should I avoid doing something science-fictiony this time? Usually the answer is no, but I can imagine that you might wonder why I’d consider avoiding the genre in the first place. Well, first and foremost there’s the whole “being called a nerd” thing that none of us like. And then there’s this idea out there that fantasy-based art isn’t to be taken seriously. So why do sci-fi art then? Absolutely my fave in the collection. Well, I can’t answer that question for Alex Andreyev, who’s fine work you see below, but based on my own feelings I bet I can take a guess. In my opinion, that’s why sci-fi art is so prevalent, even if it’s never widely appreciated. Well, I suppose at least that’s why I do it. Hello, my name is Alex Andreyev. I’ve been drawing, painting and doing graphic design over last 20 years. <<back to blog

Blanca Li: “Cada momento artístico tiene que llevarme hacia delante” | El País Semanal Blanca Li para un instante sus ensayos para formar parte del proyecto 'Impulso creativo'. Junto al director de cine Daniel Sánchez Arévalo y a la banda Marlango, participa en una serie de vídeos que muestran a artistas de distintos ámbitos en la intimidad de su proceso de creación. Una ventana abierta a las ideas, la conexión, la motivación, la inspiración y la pasión de los personajes que pueblan las páginas de 'El País Semanal'. En este caso, la preparación del espectáculo Robot, que se estrena el próximo 10 de abril en el Teatro del Canal (Madrid). “Cada momento de mi experiencia artística tiene que ser único e inolvidable, y llevarme hacia adelante”. Con esta filosofía lleva Blanca Li veinte años en París como directora de su propia compañía, pintando coreografías sin límites en las que el mundo que la rodea, su cotidianidad, ocupan el papel protagonista como inspiración de un imaginario que siempre es el suyo propio. Tac-tac-tac-tac.

Calendar 2012 by Irina Vinnik With the new year approaching, I am excited to represent a new Calendar. This limited edition of the yearbook called “The Eyes of Imagination” is a deep insight into my intangible imaginary world, which I’ve tried to perceive & depict. Each page portrays the spirit of the month as I see it. All of these drawing were created in 2011 and you might have already seen some of them in my sketchbook – it’s my annual report for those who love my paintings. Official website You might also like Comments Michael Dachstein Inspiration junkie :)

If Fire Was Made Of Water... Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera Agonistica Cult of Photography Wayne Lawrence is a St.Kitts born documentary fine art photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. His work represents a visual diary of his life’s journey and focuses on his relationship to communities otherwise overlooked by mainstream media. Wayne’s photographs have been exhibited at the Open Society Institute, The African American Museum of Philadelphia, The Nathan Cummings Foundation, The George and Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art, The Corridor Gallery and The Calumet Gallery and have been published by The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, Mother Jones, Mare, Newsweek, British Journal of Photography, COLORS, Communication Arts, Photo District News, Le Monde, Gioia, GUP and Marie Claire. Related Window Watching by Michael Wolf The focus of the german photographer Michael Wolf’s work is life in mega cities. many of his projects document the architecture and the vernacular culture of metropolises. wolf grew up in… In "PHOTO"

Paintings by Lou Ros Self-taught artist Lou Ros began his career by tagging walls and buildings with friends at the age of 17. Now 26, he’s exhibiting his paintings worldwide with no less than seven upcoming group and solo exhibitions in Miami, New York, Paris and elsewhere. Some of the pieces above are from his Faces series, many of which were shown at an exhibition earlier this spring at Tache Gallery. (via art fixx)