How to shoot powerful family portraits

24 Absolutely Creative Family Portraits You Can Shoot By Alvaris Falcon. Filed in Inspiration Of all the memories we all hold on to, the ones we never learn to let go of are those of our family. They are the people who are there for you from Day 1, there by your side through your cuts and bruises, trials and triumphs. But there comes a day when we have to be independent, stand on our own two feet and move out of the nest, either for studies or for work or to build our own family. Before leaving, Read more [...]

Trey Ratcliff: a photographer, artist, public speaker and writer

Trey Ratcliff (born July 7, 1971) is a photographer, artist, public speaker and writer. He posts a new photo each day on his travel blog StuckInCustoms[1] of the destinations and situations he finds himself in as he travels the world. His work has been featured on the BBC, ABC, FOX, CBS, and NBC.[2] Ratcliff studied computer science and mathematics at Southern Methodist University graduating in 1995. He pioneered the field of High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography. Originally a hobbyist Read more [...]

Agata Oleksiak: 1978, Crotchet-Artist

A loop after a loop. Hour after hour my madness becomes crochet. Life and art are inseparable. The movies I watch while crocheting influence my work, and my work dictates the films I select. I crochet everything that enters my space. Sometimes it’s a text message, a medical report, found objects. There is the unraveling, the ephemeral part of my work that never lets me forget about the limited life of the art object and art concept. What do I intend to reveal? You have to pull the end of the Read more [...]

David Walker: Street Artist

Most people’s first job involved burgers and fries. David walker’s first job was creating t-shirt designs for The Prodigy. After that, he started designing record sleeves and party art before running his own street wear label called “Subsurface” for five years. It was only three years ago that he started painting. (Pretty impressive he’s accomplished all of that considering he’s broken his hand over 10 times!) Once a fan of only black and white (with a little bit of pink thrown in Read more [...]

Robert Krogle: 1944 | American Impressionist painter

Robert Krogle, American painter, was born in Santa Monica, California. After high school Robert applied to Chouinard Art Institute of Los Angeles and was accepted but after two years was called to duty by the California Army National Guard. He spent five and a half months in Vietnam and was awarded the bronze star and purple heart for his service. Upon returning to civilian life, Robert completed his last two years of art education in 1970. Within a year of graduation Robert was working at Rosenfeld, Read more [...]

Nanosculptures of Willard Wigan

The best things come in small packages! Some pieces of artwork are absolutely massive and take up acres, while some just fill up an A4 piece of paper. Local artist, Willard Wigan is one of the only people in the world who can create what can only be described as 'mini art'. The artist, who has an exhibition housed within the Mailbox, is the only person in the world who can create objects at the level they are. His works are displayed on canvases such as the head of a pin, the tip of an eyelash Read more [...]

Dalton Ghetti: art of pencil tips

Dalton Ghetti: born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Came to the U.S. in 1985 at the young age of 24. Earned an Associate’s degree in Architecture from Norwalk Community Technical College, Connecticut, U.S.A. in 1994. Works as a carpenter/house remodeler. Self-taught artist: “Sharpens” pencils as a hobby/meditation. Currently lives in Bridgeport, Connecticut, U.S.A. Dalton Ghetti: pencil sculptures Hungarian artist Dalton Ghetti creates miniature masterpieces out Read more [...]

Snow art by Simon Beck

was originally posted at OddityCentral.com By Spooky on September 6th, 2012 They look like something aliens might have created, but the large-scale snow circles spread around the Les Arcs sky resort, in the French Alps, are actually the work of one man –  British artist Simon Beck. Using an orienteering compass, measuring tape and a pair of snowshoes, 54-year-old Simon Beck turns the hills and frozen lakes around Les Arcs into geometrically-perfect immaculate masterpieces.   His intricate Read more [...]

Painting big size canvas art

Its January 2013, I'm painting my big canvas. Generaly there is a Duck hiding behind the tree in the painting. The tree is painted permanently over the blue duck. So it is invisible in the canvas. It took two weeks to get to the final result. The painting looked more peacefull somewhere in the middle of creative process. But it seems enough ... scary and breathtaking now too. Canvas fragments of painting are right here: The painting process came into dramatic Read more [...]

Painting the Thunder

To day I'm going to paint my very first canvas. It will be called the Thunder. It was quite hard. Lot of new colors, may be to many of them. I got a blue hair at the end, but now, look how it was.To day I'm going to paint my very first canvas. It will be called the Thunder. It was quite hard. Lot of new colors, may be to many of them. I got a blue hair at the end, but now, look how it was. Read more [...]