Laura Bifano grew up on the very damp east coast of Vancouver island where she spent the better part of her childhood drawing demented pictures for the entertainment of friends and family alike.
Her paintings range from being whimsical and lighthearted to macabre and subtly disquieting. Her characters exist in their own quiet world, immediately accessible and distant.
(L7M, Lg) was born in the countryside of São Paulo, in 1988, and since very early he started his relationship with art. In his childhood, he had participated of many contests and had also won many cultural awards. When 13 years old he had his first contact with the spray, which opened his eyes for new techniques and consequently new experiences and mixtures with china ink, latex, pastel and acrylic.
There is nothing much to say about Brazilian street artist DMS except, mind boggling. The artist uses human expressions in his paintings and it comes off. DMS is the short form Devi De Milo Santos. You will find his murals, portraits, facial paintings all over the streets of Brazil.
Nike’s ‘Swoosh’ logo is an iconic symbol of modernity, youth, athletics and fashion, but what if it were inserted into slightly more ‘classical’ scenarios? The company was named after the Greek goddess of victory, and we’re not sure if she would approve of these wacky mashups.
The creator of Tumblr site ‘Swoosh Art’ juxtaposes old and new classics, incorporating the famous Swoosh into a myriad of classical paintings.
The Life of a Superhero is the name of a project by Swedish artist Andreas Englund. The project consists of some incredibly funny and photo realistic oil paintings documenting a Superhero in his day to day life; the ups, the downs, and the damn right hilarious. The series takes you through the life of this Superhero, from a toddler to an old man, and highlights the everyday struggles that can happen to the best of us.
Designed by Duncan Frazier and Steve McGuigan of Brookyln-based BitBanger Labs, the Pixelstick is a fancy new gadget for creating long-exposure light paintings. The device reads digital images created in Photoshop (or any other editor) and displays them one line at a time through an array of 198 full-color RGB LEDs. The images can be any height up to 198 pixels tall and many thousands of pixels wide creating huge possibilities for visual effects. You can see more example images created with the device here and learn more about it on Kickstarter.
Her name is Lora and she’s probably British because of her website url (.co.uk). There’s not much information on her DeviantART account, and all we can say is that she pretty much does some seriously cool watercolor paintings.
Nathan Brutsky is an Israeli artist living and working in Tel-Aviv who painted the amazing works with a new combination of color, harmony, and overflowing yet quiet energy, as well as intense textures that are also exquisitely balanced and refined.
“Pracownia” is the tenth project of the collection “XII”, designed entirely by Karina Wiciak.
The restaurant is called “Pracownia” (which in Polish means “workshop”), because it was designed as a light pastiche of a painter’s studio. The most characteristic features of the interior are colourful blobs, because almost the entire interior of the “Papiernia” has been splashed with paint, from floor through furniture to the ceiling. It was not designed to be youth interior in the pop-art style, but to be modern, elegant restaurant.
Jane-Beata is a Slovakian artist, living in Prague, Czech Republic. Most of her work is focused around portraying people and figure painting. She loves vivid colors and works in medias such as watercolor, ink, acrylic, oil or mixing media. Enjoy our picks from her portfolio.
Illustrator and graphic designer living in Cancun, Mexico, co-founder of Golpeavisa, Cesar Moreno presented in ‘Mirror, Mirror’ a series of seven paintings on wood in which transfers the classic world of Pin-up to hyper technological moment in the we live
Website Worth1000 has run an on-going series of photo manipulation contests—titled “Superhero ModRen”—that challenges members of its community to paint comic book superheroes into classic Renaissance artworks. The submissions to the series vary in style, but many of them are actually very well done—in some cases, the superhero elements blend so seamlessly with the original paintings, prompting one to contemplate what the Renaissance would look like if they had superheroes back then.
Victor Octavian is a revolutionary tattoo artist born in São Bernardo in 1985 and enjoys drawing since childhood. He wants to bring a tattoo style currently unexplored and that has so much tradition in the world of tattoo: the style named “watercolor tattoo “. His style features playful colors and that reminds us Sasha Unisex, a very known and eclectic tattoo artist in Saint Petersburg.