Where art meets marketing. The three-dimensional wall art is a creative experiential marketing technique employed by Haier to give show-goers a taste of something unique at the Good Food and Wine Show. Show-goers are not interested in washing machines and refrigerators. So draw their attention by offering free photos posing in front of the cool 3D art. Clever!
Stan Manoukian (aka Grograou), one half of French comic art duo Stan and Vince, has his own blog where he posts tons and tons of awesome monsters. Recently he’s been doing papercut ones that people can fold into 3D versions of his creatures.
The Photobooth app on Macs has provided hours of inane tooling around for most people and resulted in countless stretched and distorted images that only their makers find entertaining, but Brooklyn artist Mark Pernice has translated a wonky webcam image of himself into a terrifying 3D mask. Reminds me of Aphex Twin.
Open-source digital artist Tom Beddard creates crazy looking images via complicated codes and programs. The 3D Mandelbulb Ray Tracer he’s been using most recently (which you can download and play with yourself) involves a lot of math and programming that’s way over my head, but the resulting 3D fractals look like an electron microscope photograph of God’s colon.
Chinese artist Xia Xiaowan’s 3D paintings using multiple panes of glass to create depth are simple in concept, but the results are pretty captivating. His pieces look like strange cloud people appearing out of the ether.
When I first saw the art of Ray Caesar, I thought to myself no other digital artist could compare. Then recently, I’ve started coming across myriad digital artists who prove that this truly is an artform. Last week, for example, I fell in love with the work of Mark Bannerman. His work is rendered so […]