Australian artist paints portraits of Cambodia’s Children of the Sunrise Village for charity

Marta Millere Contributor

By Marta Millere in New Art on Wednesday 26 March 2014

Iranian born, Australian artist, Abbas Mehran’s paintings take you on an artistic journey that overflows with love and colour. He has lived and exhibited in numerous countries, from Germany to Argentina, yet no trip touched him as much as his short stay in Cambodia. He went there a few years ago in order to work on paintings of children with Geraldine Cox, Country Director and President of the Australia Cambodia Foundation and the Sunrise Children’s Villages project.

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Spanish artist stitches portraits of his family into the palms of his hands

Denimu Contributor

By Denimu in New Art on Sunday 19 January 2014

You may not want to shake his hand to congratulate him, as Spanish artist David Cata stitches portraits of his family and friends into the palms of his hands for his project Overexposed Emotions, which illustrates how much they are woven into his life.

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Face-O-Mat is the portrait machine of the future

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Monday 9 December 2013

Say goodbye to the traditional photo booth and hello to Face-o-mat, an interactive ‘machine’ that has so far produced more than 700 portraits of smiling people. Created by Tobias Gutmann, the Face-o-mat is unlike any other photo booth because behind the cutout camera is the illustrator, Mr. Gutmann himself, turning your smile into a quirky one-of-a-kind art print.

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Extraordinary Pencil Shaving Portraits by Kyle Bean

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Art on Monday 18 July 2011

Kyle Bean is a Brighton-based designer specialising in hand-crafted models, set design and art direction. With his pencil shaving portraits, he has created one of the coolest art series’ I’ve seen in a long time.

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