All Blog Posts Tagged 'Faces' (15)

Line Drawings Transform Everyday Objects Into Quirky Scenes



It's amazing what artists can do with everyday objects. When put in the right context, a feather appears to be a knife, a lone grape looks just like a red balloon, and…

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Added by katie hosmer on January 24, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Split Family Faces Goes Viral!



About a week ago, on August 16, we put up a post about Quebec, Canada-based graphic designer and photographer Ulric Collette's Genetic Portraits. I called it a "shockingly cool project." Ulric took photos of two people from the same family… Continue

Added by alice on August 24, 2011 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

Split Family Faces

Cousins: Justine, 29, & Ulric, 29



How much do you and your family members really look alike? Quebec, Canada-based graphic designer and photographer Ulric Collette has created a shockingly cool project where he's exploring the genetic similarities between different members of the same family. By splitting their faces in half and then splicing them together, he creates interesting… Continue

Added by alice on August 16, 2011 at 12:00pm — 16 Comments

Finding Fragility on Faces



Fragility. Merriam-Webster defines it as the quality or state of being easily broken or destroyed. It's what I believe to be the perfect word to describe these beautifully vulnerable portraits taken by Bruxelles, Belgium-based photographer David Olkarny. See the emotion on their faces, try and feel what they're going through.…









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Added by alice on August 9, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Pets Impersonate Famous Celebrities



Say what you will about these masquerading animals, just don't tell me they didn't make you laugh! teNeues publishing group recently released two books that will have you giggling with glee. Called Famous Faces, the bigger hardcover version and… Continue

Added by alice on June 23, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

A Stunning Look at Aged Faces

Got A Light?



American photographer Vaggelis Fragiadakis created this interesting photographic series titled "Faces of Crete" that studies the local, elderly population on the Greek Island. Cretan families are so extended that most members of the island's population are in continuous mourning of a relative - and many on the island wear black clothing for… Continue

Added by Theadora Carter on May 7, 2011 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

Funny Breakfast Food Faces



If you're looking for a way to add a little of creativity to your everyday life, why not make a funny food face? Japan-born and based Sayaka Minemura has created a whole set dedicated to this idea called Breakfast Project. Watch as she transforms everything from pancakes and toast to Japanese… Continue

Added by alice on April 10, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

Storytelling Faces (26 pieces)

Moscow, Russia



Christian Guémy aka C215 believes that if you look deeply enough into a person's face, you will see their life story unfold in front of your very eyes. The French street artist travels around the entire globe and meets all types of people, including tramps,… Continue

Added by Eugene on December 19, 2010 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

Finding Faces in Nature (20 pics)

Russian artist Evgeny Dobrovinsky sees faces in nature. To prove it, he walks around Sokolniki Park in Moscow with a pocket full of eyeballs. As he sees these faces, he places eyeballs on them and, magically, the characters pop out.



Dobrovinsky was born on July 30, 1944 in Sverdlovsk, Russia. In 1974, he graduated from the Moscow Polygraphic Institute. He… Continue

Added by Stas Jitzky on December 2, 2010 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Beautiful Faces in Southeast Asia (19 photos)



A Spanish art director based in Amsterdam, Diego Arroyo spends his free time traveling the world, taking pictures wherever he goes. He's been pursuing photography as a hobby for over 12 years now and, as you can see, he's found a beautiful style that's reminiscent of our all-time favorite photographer, Steve…

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Added by alice on November 5, 2010 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

Haunting Faces of War (8 photos)

Machine Gun Shell Casings

Zoriah is an award-winning photojournalist who focuses on the human and environmental toll of war. In this incredible series, he wanted to bring to light social and humanitarian issues by combining images of fashion with images of conflict, crisis and disaster. Why?



He explains, "Several years ago I went from covering… Continue

Added by alice on August 23, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Strange Faces on Paris Walls (8 pieces)

I'm not sure whether to laugh or be frightened by these masks seen of the streets of Paris. Using plaster and acrylic, Gregos started to display painted replicas of his face on city walls over three years ago.



The masks are applied with a super strong glue and cannot be taken off the wall, except with a hammer. Almost 90 faces have been placed in… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 9, 2010 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Urban Street Art: City Faces - C215 (18 pieces)

Lyon

French street artist Christian Guémy aka C215 travels around the world beautifying the streets wherever he goes. He usually paints local faces because "faces reflect the personality" of a city.



"I paint in the streets people really belonging to the streets:… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 14, 2010 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

The Challenges Our Planet Faces (3 pics)

A very relevant ad by MTV that showcases the challenges our planet faces.



Credits:

Advertised brand: MTV SWITCH

Advertising Agency (Name, City, Country): Ogilvy, Vienna, Austria

Agency website: http://www.ogilvy.at

Creative Director: Ivo Kobald, Alexander Rudan

Art Director: Christian Bircher

Copywriter: Marco… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 6, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

1000 and One Faces



Playing off the theme of a recent video contest, « Transformation : Live and React », Julien Lassort and Matthieu Burlot (France) explored the human face, the most exposed and personal part of the human body. Their dynamic portrayal of 1000 and one faces is a mosaic of portraits and emotions that plays off of the power of faces seen close up. Julien Fargo composed the melody that encapsulates the…

Added by Eugene on December 22, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

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