Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'by' (112)

New Disney-Inspired Poster: Dumbo by Tom Whalen

Did you happen to follow @MondoNews after our Monsters, Inc. post? If you did, you might have just been able to snatch up another one of Tom Whalen's retro-wonderful posters. This time, Whalen created this poster design for Mondo Tees' Disney Collection. The poster… Continue

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

Pop Culture Caricatures

It's been awhile since we we wrote about Stanley Chow's cool and funny caricatures so we thought it was about time to show you some of his newer work. The Manchester, England-based illustrator has been very busy, creating everyone from Clark Kent in a telephone booth to good 'ol Leonardo DiCaprio in one of our all-time favorite movies, Inception. You can read our interview… Continue

Added by alice on August 10, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Story Behind the Kissing Couple by Pop Photo

Recently, the Internet went crazy over a picture of a couple kissing during the Vancouver riots. Was it real or was it staged? We all wanted to know...

Pop Photo just released a lengthy interview with the photographer who took the shot, Richard… Continue

Added by alice on June 17, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Pop Art by Andy Awesome, Part 2

Sesame Street

Popstastic! That's the best word we could use to describe Andy Awesome's incredibly cool art. He's back with another fun and fresh set where he takes pop culture icons (think Sesame Street, Star Wars, etc) and turns them into magnificently minimalist characters squeezed into circles. (See… Continue

Added by alice on May 6, 2011 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Quietly Powerful Illustrations

If you believe that the best stories are told through simple illustrations, then you must see the work of Alessandro Gottardo, aka Shout. If that name sounds familiar, we've featured and even interviewed… Continue

Added by alice on April 14, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Mind-Bending Bridges by Google Earth

One day, out of curiosity, Clement Valla decided to explore what Google Earth could do. As he started playing with the program, he came upon views he knew he had to share. Bridges that were suppose to look like they were in 3D, were stunningly flattened out in 2D. Because the satellite imagery used in Google Earth is captured in 2D, bridges appeared shockingly warped, like a surreal painting or… Continue

Added by alice on April 12, 2011 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Light Art Created Using Microsoft Kinect

While most people see Microsoft Kinect as a way to get their "dance" on, artist and photographer Audrey Penven saw it as way to create something surreal and otherworldly. After learning that Kinect could project a pattern of infrared dots known as "structured light," she enlisted the help of some friends. First, her roommate Mike modified his camera with an infrared filter. Then, artist and animator… Continue

Added by alice on March 31, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Swallowed by the Sea

"As Japan reels from the tsunami, archeologists claim to have discovered the lost city of Atlantis, a fabled place built—like much of the world—in the crosshairs of nature." - Newsweek

Illustrator Tomer Hanuka (who we featured here) recently made this beautifully tragic piece for… Continue

Added by alice on March 25, 2011 at 3:00pm — 5 Comments

More Whimsical Book Paintings by Mike Stilkey (7 pieces)

Over the years, we've featured the wonderfully whimsical work of Mike Stilkey a few times (see here and here) and now the artist is back with some fresh new pieces. His new, solo show, called… Continue

Added by alice on March 18, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

More Clever Works by Slinkachu (3 total)

Fantastic Voyage

With the Last Resort installation he started the year off with a bang and now London-based street artist Slinkachu is back with more incredibly clever works for 2011. Watch as a green shoelace turns into a Loch Ness-style monster, a half eaten chicken… Continue

Added by alice on February 28, 2011 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

Fantasy-Fueled Scenes (10 pieces)

A Boy Returns Home Not Realizing How Much He’s Changed

Using a variety of mixed media including oil, acrylic, ink, charcoal and graphite, artist Ian Francis creates fantasy-fueled scenes that are filled with mystery and intrigue. In 2010, he released a new set of work that looks as if he's shifted his style from dream-like to cinematic.

The UK-based painter… Continue

Added by alice on February 22, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

More Incredible Camouflage Art by Liu Bolin (11 pics)

It's safe to say that Liu Bolin is a modern-day magician. In 2007, his advanced camouflage art exploded onto the art scene as we were all left speechless, scratching our heads at how body paint could seamlessly blend a person into their background. With a team of two assistants, Bolin paints onto his clothes and then spends hours positioning himself in front of backdrops until he's virtually… Continue

Added by alice on February 13, 2011 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

Inspiring Illustrations by Marcos Chin (15 total)

"We all know that the surface of our industry beneath us is shifting." - Marcos Chin

Read through freelance illustrator Marco Chin's blog and you can't help but feel a connection to him. Chin's not only one of those illustrators that can pull you in with his colorful and rich work, he has a way with words that makes you feel… Continue

Added by alice on February 11, 2011 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Stunning Sculptures by Odani Motohiko (3 pics)

Now on view at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo is Motohiko Odani's hauntingly beautiful sculptures. His unique style has won this artist acclaim both in Japan and abroad, and in 2003 he was selected as one of the artists to represent Japan at the Venice Biennale.

"Right now I have this strong Futurist interest in how to capture the concepts of movement and transformation, dynamism and… Continue

Added by alice on February 1, 2011 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Uncovering Beauty by Hugh Lippe (14 photos)

Hugh Lippe is a Texas-born photographer who currently lives and works in New York City. His most recent solo show, which was at Rare Gallery in New York, was called “The Dirt Under My Nails.”

What I enjoy most about his photos is that he has a way of capturing a person's raw and natural beauty. It's like he can strip a person down to their most vulnerable state, revealing a side to them… Continue

Added by alice on January 26, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Mysteriously Floating Through Space (8 photos)

Inspired by the style of Pre-Raphaelite paintings, photographer Toby Burrows created this beautiful series called Fallen. An ethereal body is seen floating through space and you're left wondering if it's by her own volition or if a mysterious hand is pulling her in every which way.

"The Fallen series explores both tragedy and celebration through form," Burrows… Continue

Added by alice on January 24, 2011 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

Enchanted by Asia (20 photos)

Like Stephen Alvarez or Steve McCurry, Michael Yamashita is one of those National Geographic photographers who has a job most of us would envy. For the past 30 years he's been traveling the world on behalf… Continue

Added by alice on January 21, 2011 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Artistic Children's Photography (10 photos)

Springfield, Massachusetts-based photographer Julie Blackmon gives us a new take on childhood with these stunning black-and-white photos. As the oldest of nine siblings and now as the mother of three, she has always been surrounded by family. In this series, she doesn't necessarily focus on documenting individual children, rather, she tells us intriguing stories about how children… Continue

Added by alice on January 14, 2011 at 9:30am — 4 Comments

Beautiful and Magical Mixed Media (8 pieces)

New York-based illustrator Deanne Cheuk is one of those people who can bring together a variety of different artistic elements and then arrange them to create something fresh and inspiring. She' s known for being one of the first people to use illustrative typography in magazine design and her work has been commissioned by magazines such as Nylon, BlackBook, and the New York Times Magazine. Her… Continue

Added by alice on January 13, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Stunning Self-Portraits by a 17-Year-Old (18 photos)

Like Valerie Chiang or Kalie Garrett, Alex Stoddard is one of those talented teenage photographers who knows how to express themselves. His self-portraits are all incredibly unique and after viewing them… Continue

Added by alice on January 7, 2011 at 3:00pm — 23 Comments


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