Alice's Blog Posts Tagged 'portrait' (15)

New Touching Portraits of Mothers with Their One-Day-Old Babies

London-based photographer Jenny Lewis's ongoing series, One Day Young, continues with more beautiful portraits of mothers and their one-day-old babies. Shot in the comfort of each woman's home, these photos are one of the first they'll take with their…

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Added by alice on March 3, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

8 Photographers Who Are Creatively Reimagining the Portrait



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On the Internet, you don't have to search for very long to find a group…

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Added by alice on November 26, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Funny Portraits of Wet Dogs by Sophie Gamand



"Wet Dog is a series on dogs being washed during their grooming sessions. The way the water plays with their hair in a very painterly manner, and their facial expressions as the water is poured on them creates striking portraits that resemble famous humans or important characters. The dogs become timeless sculptures." - Sophie…

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Added by alice on November 24, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Stunning New Knife-Painted Portrait by Francoise Neilly

As part of ST-ART, a European contemporary art fair that opens today and runs till November 25, Twentytwo Gallery is presenting new works by French artist Françoise Nielly. Nielly is known for her colorful portraits made using just oil and knives. As you can see here, her work involves thick brushstrokes of varying…

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Added by alice on November 22, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Touching Portraits of Mothers with Their One-Day-Old Babies

While she's used to taking celebrity portraits like those of actress Keira Knightley, chef Jamie Oliver or the rock band Beastie Boys, photographer Jenny Lewis shows that she's just as skilled at capturing beautiful portraits of mother and child. One Day Young is a touching photo project that shows mothers with their babies within 24 hours of their birth.…

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Added by alice on November 5, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Unique Portraits Filled with Raw Emotion



18-year-old photographer Christian Benetel first became interested in photography at the young age of 14, when he noticed his sister posting her photos on Flickr. After seeing incredible photos of the people she followed, he was inspired to pick up his parent's digital camera to see what he could do. Fast forward four years later and Benetel is now part of an elite group of talented…

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Added by alice on March 9, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Jason Schwartzman's Hilarious Valentine's Day Portraits

Who could pull off such a hilarious set of portraits but indie heartthrob Jason Schwartzman? For the February/March issue of BUST magazine, Los Angeles-based photographer Amanda Marsalis shot Schwarzman in a wide variety of hilarious scenes. From nonchalantly sucking on a lollipop while sporting heart-shaped sunglasses to lying passed out on the floor with the top of…

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Added by alice on February 13, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Spectacular Rubik's Cube Portrait of a Man Disintegrating



First spotted at Morris Museum's new show, "Toying with Art," this incredibly intriguing portrait made out of Rubik's Cubes was also submitted as an entry into CubeWork's art contest this past September. It shows a man in anguish, holding his…

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Added by alice on December 14, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Beautiful Crayon Portrait is Like Pointillism Painting



In between exhibitions, Crayon sculptor Herb Williams takes on special, one-of-a-kind commissions. After his successful art installation of life-sized flames was completed in Texas, he was asked to create a Ferrari ENZO as a donation to a chidren's hospital. Sooon…

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Added by alice on July 13, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Chuck Close's Unbelievable Fingerpainting Portrait

While you may already know Chuck Close as that incredibly talented American artist who creates those huge photorealistic paintings, you may never have seen this mind-blowing piece. Called Fanny/Fingerpainting, it's a beautiful portrait of Close's wife’s late grandmother Fanny created with fingerprints!

Created in 1985, the oil on canvas work represents one of…

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Added by alice on July 5, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Stunning New Screw Portrait by Andrew Myers

Andrew Myers, who we first introduced you to back in February 2011, is back with a fantastic new piece called Fading Thoughts. This time, Myers wanted to take his work one step further by creating a scene that gives a sense of motion. "I don't want that…

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Added by alice on April 16, 2012 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

George Zimmerman Portrait Made with Skittles

Denver art student Andy Bell has made a controversial portrait of George Zimmerman, the man charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Treyvon Martin, with 12,250 Skittles, the candy that Martin was carrying when he was shot. The artist took Zimmerman's famous mug shot and then used Photoshop to map out his pixelated portrait. With the…

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Added by alice on April 16, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

New Illusion Screw Portrait by Andrew Myers



Remember Andrew Myers? He's the talented, Laguna Beach, California-based artist who uses thousands of screws to create 3D portraits. It's hard to believe but it's been over a year since we checked in on him. He finished a new piece in December for a client that consisted of 9,800 screws and is…

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Added by alice on March 2, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Oscar Wilde's Face Made of His Own Words



One day, artist Erika Iris Simmons decided to tackle a unique project. Taking nothing but pages from Oscar Wilde's book The Picture of Dorian Gray and glue, she would create a portrait of the Irish poet and author. Every few days, she documented the process as she "sculpted" his features. Using scissors, she'd cut strips of the book and then with an X-acto knife she'd create contours of the face. As a guide, she made a "map" which she placed underneath tracing paper.…

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Added by alice on November 25, 2011 at 8:03am — 1 Comment

I'll have my Facebook portrait painted by Matt Held

Duc Minh Phung

By now you may have heard about Matt Held. He's the famous painter who's immortalizing Facebook users by painting their portrait. If you wanted to know more about Matt and find out what his inspiration was behind this project, check out this video. It's just a cool story about a normal guy who found his calling.…



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Added by alice on September 9, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

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