Pinar's Blog Posts Tagged 'collage' (10)

Collages Made of Thousands of Random Puzzle Pieces



Nuremberg, Germany-based artist Gerhard Mayer has sifted through thousands upon thousands of puzzle pieces from a wide range of jigsaw puzzles to create his collection of murals. For Mayer, the idea behind his work is simple: create an image from countless other pictures, following the mapped out guidelines of your basic puzzle. The exception to his creations is that they are…

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Added by Pinar on July 6, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Deep Childhood Memories Painted Across Books

Rome-based Russian artist Ekaterina Panikanova uses open-faced books, carefully aligned with one another, as a large canvas for each of her paintings in a series titled Errata Corrige. Using old books and various antiquated texts, Panikanova proceeds to apply her dark markings across the multiple volumes of published words and images.

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Added by Pinar on June 11, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Surreal Collages Redefine Ordinary Objects in a Funny Way

Photographer, graphic designer, and digital artist Denis Dubois uses his multi-faceted skills to produce a variety of satirical illustrations. The intriguing images are filled with humorous undertones that often surreally redefine the purpose of ordinary objects. Syringes and crutches, typically used to aid people, are transformed into a form of artillery through Dubois' cleverly…

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Added by Pinar on April 20, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Mesmerizing Digital Collages of People Climbing Stairs

Korean artist Jiyen Lee has created a series of hypnotizing digital collages that present people going up and down stairs, as seen from a bird's eye view. Each puzzling assemblage features an unidentifiable traffic of pedestrians on an endless journey. It also remains unclear whether they are actually ascending or descending the steps in front of them, as Lee has taken the artistic…

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Added by Pinar on March 18, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Old Photographs Sliced Into Stunning Geometric Collages



Distortions of the Past; Collaborations for the Future is a series of geometric collages by Vancouver-based artist Randy Grskovic. The project is a culmination of the artist's intuitive response to found photographs and the distortion of memories captured within each frame. After discovering and collecting his photographic canvases at flea markets and…

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Added by Pinar on January 30, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Awesome Collages of Paper Mountain Climbers

Graphic designer Erwan Soyer has constructed a series of brilliant paper collages that depict mountain climbers venturing up imposing ranges. Equipped simply with a scalpel, paper, and some adhesives, the Monpellier, France-based artist produces an intriguing take on the adventurous sport. Creativity is abound as Soyer puts discarded sheets of text to good use in the form of mountain…

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Added by Pinar on December 13, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Intricate Button Mosaics of Queens and Crowns



Accessories aren't just for fashion design anymore. UK-based artist Ann Carrington has constructed a number of regal button mosaics as part of her Pearly Queens series. Each textured collage in the collection features an intricately detailed assembly of buttons displaying the profile of English royalty and the embellished design of majestic crowns.

Whether the portraits are made of the…

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Added by Pinar on October 30, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Incredible MetroCard Collages of New York City

New York City is filled with commuters, so on any given day you're bound to find discarded MetroCards, the people's ticket to public transportation, in the subway and even in the city streets. Most pedestrians wouldn't think twice about these yellow and blue cards that litter the urban setting, but New York-based artist Nina Boesch not only notices them, but she utilizes their…

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Added by Pinar on August 2, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Exquisite Cityscape Collages

Russia-based artist Serge Mendzhiyskogo constructs cityscape collages using a mix of hundreds of different photos. Each image involves splicing and reforming an innumerable amount of photographs into one kaleidoscopic-like picture. The technique that Mendzhiyskogo employs adds a dizzying and almost busy effect to these already populated urban landscapes. He offers a new…

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Added by Pinar on November 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Connected Lightning Strike Art

In today's modern culture, it seems that the world has an abundance of self-proclaimed photographers. Cameras, apps, and websites like these are plentiful and easily accessible. Artist Cassandra C. Jones uses the copious amount of photographs available to… Continue

Added by Pinar on November 14, 2011 at 3:46pm — 3 Comments

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