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Absolutely hilarious yet amazing caricatures of celebrities

December 24, 2009 1 comment

When it comes to striking the funny bone using a design tool, it definitely has to be the hilarious caricature artworks. A caricature can refer to a portrait that exaggerates or distorts the essence of a person or thing to create an easily identifiable visual likeness. Caricatures can be insulting or complimentary and can serve a political purpose or be drawn solely for entertainment. Caricatures of politicians are commonly used in editorial cartoons, while caricatures of movie stars are often found in entertainment magazines.

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Complexification in design by Jared Tarbell

December 5, 2009 3 comments

They say “True magic comes from mathematics”. The world of design is deeply embedded with equations and curves, which is quite unfathomable to those who don’t respect art. If you really admire art and design, you are bound to see the difference. Meet Jared Tarbell, a computer scientist who simply loves Actionscript and Flash. His works of art are nothing but hundreds of lines of codes written so intricately that the results of those codes are simply amazing. It opens a whole new dimension of imagination and inspires many to fall in love with design. I couldn’t stop but dig deeper into his world of mathematical wonders to understand the true nature of his design.

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Mindbending works of “the invisible artist” – Liu Bolin

December 3, 2009 1 comment

Meet Liu Bolin …. Now you see him, now you don’t. He is extraordinarily different from a lot of other artists we have seen until now. He actually paints himself to blend with the environment. Simply put, he paints an invisible cloak around himself to seem deceptive and take viewers by surprise. His works/pictures have been exhibited at the Eli Klein Fine Art, New York.

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Inspiration #7 : Dreaming of Joy by Ran Hwang

December 2, 2009 Leave a comment

Imagination is a never ending fuel for producing fascinating results. The secret of creating absolutely stunning artistic works is to think different and think beyond. That is exactly what the Korean artist, Ran Hwang describes by her brilliant works of art. You will be surprised to know that she uses only buttons and pins to create bird and tree portraits. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts, New York and has exhibited her works in New York, Paris and Seoul. It is quite evident that, beneath her works, lies a hidden meaning that is simply enlightening.

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Awesome sketches from Cataclysm-X

November 3, 2009 1 comment

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Nicolien Beerens, better known to the design world as Cataclysm-X on deviantART, is a 21 years old self-taught artist from Netherlands. She likes all sort of arts: traditional art, digital art, poetry and writing! I was searching for tutorials on manga illustrations and sketching and i stumbled upon her works. Her drawings are amazing… full of details, personality, beautiful lines and realism. The attention to detail is absolutely staggering.

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