Picassohead lets you paint like the great artist

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Thursday 3 October 2013

If you fancy yourself a bit of an artist but just can’t get Picasso’s cubist creations down like a pro, there’s a site for that: Picassohead. This genius website was created by Michael Schubert (creative officer of RFI studios) and allows you to make the zaniest Picasso-esque paintings around, simply by clicking and dragging the […]

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Lizz Hickey

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Thursday 25 March 2010

Brooklyn artist Lizz Hickey specializes primarily in print, her DIY comics-inspired imagery translating well into the medium with their blobs of shape and color layered over with intricate patterns and trippy, surreal details.

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Josh Pogue

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Saturday 6 March 2010

Josh Pogue’s style reminds me of old DIY punk and metal demo covers, but he takes things to a different level with his intricately patterned, fantastical scenes that look like pages out of a demented storybook.

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Jimmy Joe Roche Revisited

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Monday 3 August 2009

My previous post about Jimmy Joe Roche was less than glowing because I based my opinion on a few silly videos I saw which embodied a certain type of sloppy-passing-for-DIY thing that pervades the art scene in Baltimore.

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Aurel Schmidt

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By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Monday 7 July 2008

Aurel Schmidt’s intricate drawings make me want to start a band just so I can use it as album art. The DIY-outsider tack many artists have taken of late has produced some art that makes you think ‘I could do that’, but Schmidt’s work is inimitable — her rendering of hair must make other artists furious with envy.

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