Interested in getting yourself cartoonized? Send an email to animator and designer Natali Voorthuis, known for her ironic and humorous animations and her bittersweet pretty girls with ugly comic faces. For a small commission, she will create a cartoon drawing of you or the one you love. Score.
French artist Ciou is inspired by a wonderful mix of music, pin ups, manga, primitive religious art, art nouveau, tattoos, old toys and Mexican culture. She combines her own marvellous lowbrow Necro Kawaï art style with forms from popular pictures and old techniques. The little girls and monsters are cute and sweet but with an [...]
Swedish indie band Shout Out Louds developed an extraordinary, funny, and clever marketing strategy for their latest album, Optica. They gave selected fans and press members a limited edition box to make their own record on ice. In the video that came with the box, users got production instructions and were told that after six [...]
Rene Mesman is a photographer based in Amsterdam with a perfect eye for detail. Besides interiors, advertisements, and a intriguing series of people in Kosovo, he also creates still life and a series of still life pictures with taxidermy. He gives birds a perfect hairdo and thereby a human appearance. Or is it, in fact, [...]
Femke Hiemstra paints on paper but sometimes it finds its way into little prayer books, small scouting vanes or antique tobacco cans. In these paintings and drawings, Hiemstra’s shapes and objects come to life playing with animals, fantasy creatures and typographics. Her rich imagination tells us a story of a drop dead cute world, but [...]
This is a handmade stop-motion video with over 600 photos by Amsterdam-based artist Elza Jo for the debut single, Sad Feel, by Eiko, a Japanese singer songwriter. The volume of images in the video hits like an automatic machine gun. Magical.
Till Rabus creates amazing realistic artwork with a technique that will drop you from your chair. His recent paintings, Fearless Realism, now on exhibition at the Aeroplastics gallery in Belgium, are hyper-realistic paintings of steamy hot bedroom scenes. Other works are remains of junk food, tires, sculptures and also puzzles of 4,200 pieces of garbage.
Bodil Jane is an multi-talented illustrator, designer and printmaker. The main part of her work is constructed by hand. Her mastery of drawings and colour in combination with sensitivity, cuteness, humour and irony make her unique work very suitable for magazines, bookcovers, flyers, wallpaper, packages and textile prints.