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Shockingly Amazing Photorealistic Digital Portraits

How incredibly amazing are these digital paintings of some of our favorite celebrities and movie characters? Melbourne, Australia-based Sheridan Johns is the talented illustrator behind these works.

"I started doing digital paintings since 2003 - just messing around with Photoshop 7," she says. "In 2005, I decided to take this style more… Continue

Added by alice on August 13, 2011 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Creative Illustrations with a Twist

Rio de Janeiro native and deviantArt user JrDragao is the man behind these cool and quirky illustrations. While most of them are rich in color, it's the fact that many of them are deep in meaning that make them so intriguing. Sit back and stare at each one for a moment to try and figure out the stories. Funny and… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 12, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Art in the Streets Breaks MOCA's Attendance Record!

MOCA just announced that the Art in the Streets exhibition, which ran for 81 days or from April 17 to August 8, 2011, was the most attended exhibition in the museum's history! With 201,352 visitors, it exceeded the previous two records for Andy Warhol Retrospective (2002) and MURAKAMI (2007), which welcomed 195,000 and 149,323 visitors, respectively.

You may remember that we wrote… Continue

Added by alice on August 12, 2011 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Minimalist Superhero Posters

Marvel superheroes are receiving a minimalist makeover! Marko Manev created these wonderful tribute posters that feature everyone from Spiderman to Magneto. They have a nice, worn look to them that only add to their overall awesomeness. …


Added by Alyssa Anda on August 11, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Artists Pay Tribute to Norman Rockwell

Alina Chau

If you love Norman Rockwell's classic American paintings, then you'll enjoy this tribute show dedicated to the iconic American artist. From now through September 25, 2011, visit the The Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, California to see American Nostalgia:… Continue

Added by alice on August 11, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Surreal Dreams and Nightmares

English illustrator Alexander Wells uses both traditional and digital mediums in creating impeccable illustrations. Doing so “allows him to tackle a diverse range of briefs,” shares his website. His work can be described using a wide range of complimentary adjectives, from awesome to the downright impressive. His ability to produce such astounding illustrations has caught the eyes of art… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 11, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Liu Bolin Disappears into Racks of Soda

After his brief June trip to New York, modern-day magician Liu Bolin is back in his Beijing studio to show us another one of his masterful creations. In Plasticizer, Bolin paints… Continue

Added by alice on August 11, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Sliced Metal Sculptures

What makes Korean sculptor Chan Girl Park stand out is his ability to create metal sculptures by layering thin metal pieces as if he was putting together a puzzle. He calls his works of art “sliced images.” Park uses three-dimensional topography charts to plot out where he'll place each slice next. His mastery of this type of sculpting has earned him numerous solo and group exhibitions across Korea… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 10, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Making Kids' Drawings Come Alive

LUKE, age 8 - Ninjago

How much fun would it be to make your kid's drawings come alive? Imagine an awesome showcase of your child’s drawings but in illustrations that are professionally done. That's what Garrett Miller is all about. “They don’t always have the ability to draw exactly what they were imagining. I’m here to help make those drawings come a… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 10, 2011 at 12:30pm — 8 Comments

Help Categorize Art and Win an iPad 2

ArtFinder is a cool website where you can find art that you like, create you own collections, and then share those collections with others via Facebook and Twitter. To be able to search for art you like, though, it is necessary for the images to be properly tagged. That's where all of us come in.

ArtFinder teamed up with… Continue

Added by Mark Huckabee on August 10, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Underwater Shipwreck Art Gallery

Last year, Austrian Andreas Franke, an avid diver and professional photographer, explored the Vandenberg shipwreck off Key West, Florida taking several photos of the sunken ship. When he returned to Austria and examined his shots, Franke had an interesting idea. The ship, which was sunk as an artificial reef, would find a renewed purpose.

"Even though there is so much life, marine… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 9, 2011 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

The Crazy Chaos of California

Melbourne natives Dabs and Myla will be exhibiting an exciting new show at Thinkspace gallery in Culver City called The Best of Times starting this Saturday, August 13. Sneak peek preview photos have just been released that reveal what the creative couple has been up to. Dabs is known for his mischievous characters which play nicely against Myla's photorealistic… Continue

Added by alice on August 9, 2011 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Magnificent Canyons Carved Over Millions of Years

Photographer Christopher Eaton has taken some beautiful and otherworldly shots of the most-visited and most-photographed slot canyons in the American Southwest, Antelope Canyon. Located near Page, Arizona, these deep and narrow canyons were carved over millions of years by the wear of water rushing through the rock, often by flash floods.

"Though these… Continue

Added by alice on August 8, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Vhils' Creative Workflow

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about a piece Vhils put up in Venice, California, in conjunction with the European Bailout Show at the Post No Bills gallery. Arrested Motion… Continue

Added by Eugene on August 7, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Banana Oxidation Art

Australian artist Jun Gil Park has the unique talent of carving drawings into bananas! He allows the natural oxidation of the scraped skin to bring the image out. What an incredibly creative way of making food art!

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Added by Alyssa Anda on August 6, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Street Art Notebook

Ready to call upon your inner Banksy? Dying for some interactive fun? Look no further than the Walls Notebook. Inside are 80 pages of “clean” New York City walls, all yours for the tagging. “Write, draw, paste, or doodle on these inspirational backdrops,” says the site. This notebook gives you all the fun of being a street artist with the added bonus of no jail time! It brings the walls to… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 6, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Brian M. Viveros' Creative Workspace

Last September, Thinkspace received an exclusive viewing of talented artist Brian M. Viveros’ workspace and preview of pieces for his show The Dirtyland. This time around, Hi Fructose got an extensive look into his most recent… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 6, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Intricate Street Art Murals

This intricate pair of monochrome murals were painted by Paris-based street artist Skio. The level of detail is so amazing, it's hard to believe that the murals were created on a wall, instead of a notebook with a ballpoint pen. There isn't too much information out there about Skio right now, but we'll definitely keep a close eye on him to see what he comes up with next.…


Added by Eugene on August 5, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Shocking Illusion Wall Art

How creepy yet cool are these? Legendary street artist Dan Witz, who Met member Inka Leoni wrote about back in February 2010, recently collaborated with Blik to come up with three shocking "grate" graphics: What the %$#@?… Continue

Added by alice on August 4, 2011 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Striking Reflection Art

Shiny Balls Mirror

A mirror is, quite simply, not just a mirror anymore. In this case, it has been transformed into a work of art by creative industrial designer Daniel Rozin. The New York-based artist, educator and developer specializes in interactive digital art. His speciality? Mirrors, of course! By working in an interactive field, he has the ability to create installations… Continue

Added by Alyssa Anda on August 3, 2011 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

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