Project Highlight: Beyond Abstraction

Imagination is only one of the constant amazement when it comes to art. Talented people from all around the world get inspired by their surroundings and create mind-bending masterpieces. It’s impossible to get to know them all but it gives us great pleasure to discover some of them. Garrett Plummer is one of the artist…

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Artist Interview: Devin Sutanujaya About What Inspires an Artist

Today’s artist is a painter and illustrator based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Devin Sutanujaya’s full portfolio can be found here. Meanwhile we had the chance to talk with him a bit about his art and what inspires him as a painter. How did you choose this specific art? I come from a commercial design background and…

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The Story of an Artist: American Painter Joe Bussell

The story behind every artist is unique, it presents the challenges and opportunities to discover talent and passion. The drive each person has to take upon an art is different. If for some it might be the natural choice because it runs in the family, for others it’s an extensive period of trial and error…

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Digital Paintings by Dorothee Golz

Dorothee Golz, Vienna-based photographer, sculptor, illustrator and artist is the author behind “Digital paintings”, a series combining famous portraits from the Renaissance era onto bodies and settings from nowadays. The reality from the two time periods are compared and combined in a series of challenging paintings that would fit the most avid art fan and…

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Jesse Olwen’s Graffiti-like Street Art

Jesse Olwen is an interdisciplinary visual artist based in South Korea, whose talents span across painting, drawing, sculpture, and more recently tattoo art. Recently awarded 5th place in this year’s International emerging Artist Award Golden 10 Section, the artist has quite an amazing background, having worked for nearly a decade as a glass artist and…

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The Two Classical Approaches to Oil Painting

There are many ways that artists use to approach an oil painting. However, artists would have to be knowledgeable on the techniques and approaches of this type of painting prior to the commencement of their work as all steps have to be handled carefully. Among the many ways an artist could utilize in painting, there…

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Greg Holland’s Art or Transforming Images into Paintings

A self-taught photographer with a background in painting, Greg Holland‘s art is an interesting combination of the two forms of art. Continuously exploring the relation between people and their environments, he focuses on portraiture in which faces emerge or recede from the background. In his day time job, Greg is teaching full time, but recently…

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Interview: Teun Hocks’ Original Technique in Surreal Photo Works

A mixture of photography combined with painting and drawing, Teun Hocks‘s artworks beat the limits of reality, by placing a middle aged character in absurd situations. But besides mastering these three fields of art, Dutch artist Teun Hocks is also a great art director and actor, as the character from his works is he himself….

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Challenging Conventions

In 1863, for the first time in centuries, a guy named Edouard Manet challenged what it was known as “Art”. An anti-academist who rattled a cage that was left to rest in peace for too many centuries, Manet would open the way for the biggest artistic revolution ever seen. Impressionism, Dadaism, Cubism, Surrealism, Pop Art,…

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Painting Dead Trees Is Curtis Killorn’s Hobby

Curtis Killorn is one of the people that just got tired of seeing lifeless trees. So he thought of a way to make them more life-like. I’m not talking about treant or ent kind of bringing them to life but about a more colorful way of bestowing them with it. Yellow, orange and green aren’t…

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The Power of Ink to Reveal the Invisible

Dip your brush in water, now with a few creative moves make a ‘transparent’ drawing on the paper, then drip a few drops of ink at the edges: your drawing will come to life in an instant. Combine water-painting with a few drops of ink here and there and the result could be quite amazing….

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