Los Angeles based artist Jason Shawn Alexander is one of my favorite painters. His expressionist figures are abstract, exaggerated, and at the same time, very real: like something from a half remembered dream. His work creates dark and personal narratives that capture strange moments of human drama.
Matthew Albanese’s landscape photography is simply magical. He shoots everything from underwater life, to frozen landscapes, to lush flowing fields, to wildfires and tornadoes. The mind-blowing part is that he creates these strange worlds by constructing miniature models with amazing detail made out of household items such as cotton, paprika, jelly, plexiglass, steel wool and parsley.
I work as a mixed-media freelance illustrator. My paintings combine both traditional media and digital elements to create rich multi-layered works. Recently, I created illustrations for a book of short stories called Boy of Bone: Twelve Stories Inspired by the Mutter Museum.
I recently got to see the new Fuji Xpro 1 up close and in action. It is a lightweight mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses that is a great alternative to a bulky DSLR. The size and stealth is perfect for street photography, making it easy for you to pass as just another tourist with a [...]
Have you ever had a cupcake and thought ‘this is out of this world’? Then you’ve never had a Cup Cake From Mars. Dark Chocolate Bacon, Oreo Cheesecake, Blue Moon, Ketchup or French Toast with Maple Syrup frosting. These are just some of the outrageous, but delicious, choices they have on their menu. And in case you forget, they will remind you: ‘Life is way too short not to laugh and eat cupcakes‘.
The first time I saw Onur Senturk’s animation, called Triangle, for a book showcasing Robert Knoke’s artwork, I was blown away. His dark visuals are woven with haunting sound effects that slowly grip you with tension. Onur’s background in traditional painting and figure drawing is quite apparent in his animation work. His most recent masterpiece is the [...]