Dale Kunkel: Power in Art

[:en] There are lots of power symbols in this picture. Lion the king, red flags, knights on horses and castle towers in the back and some crosses - symbols of God. Power element seems a bit over used, but I like it. I were looking for power in art at google, and  found this. See more of Dale's art at Dalekunkeldeerart.com Modern symbolics of power Visit Alpha Male Tribe on Facebook >>  [:lv] There are lots of power symbols in this picture. Lion the king, red flags, knights Read more [...]

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 [...]

Derek Gores: collage artist

Derek Gores was born in New York in 1971. He's best known for ripped paper collage portraits, made using recycled magazine pages and other found parts. He's had a hot year to date, with several shows and pieces selling for five figures. In addition to his fine art, Derek has worked as a commercial illustrator and designer for 15 years, with clients including Lenny Kravitz, U2, Van Halen, Kings of Leon, Madonna, Lucasfilm, ESPN, the National Football League, Harley Davidson, Adidas as well as many Read more [...]

Collage

Collage (From the French: coller, to glue, French pronunciation: ​[kɔ.laːʒ]) is a technique of an art production, primarily used in the visual arts, where the artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole. A collage may sometimes include newspaper clippings, ribbons, bits of colored or handmade papers, portions of other artwork or texts, photographs and other found objects, glued to a piece of paper or canvas. The origins of collage can be traced 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 [...]

Painting Magic Plane

Today in Calgary, WestJet, WestJet Vacations and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (Canada) unveiled a custom-painted Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 series aircraft featuring Mickey Mouse as Sorcerer Mickey, a role the cartoon character first portrayed in the Walt Disney Productions film Fantasia, which came out in 1940. The plane sets off for its inaugural flight on Tuesday, Dec. 3, flying from Calgary to Orlando, the home of Mickey Mouse and Walt Disney World Resort. After that, what WestJet Read more [...]

Guerrilla Yarn Artists combine Graffiti and Craft

Yarn crafts have been practiced for centuries, mostly by women. These needle and hook crafts can be used to create blankets, clothing, table cloths and even curtains. Knitting and crochet have now found their way into street art, as yarn graffiti. Yarn Bombing creates Colorful Shrapnel Crochet and knit graffiti is sometimes known as “yarn bombing”. The craft street artist will most often create their piece in the quiet of their own homes, before constructing the art work on its intended 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 [...]

Alyssa Monks: Photo-realistic paintings

[:en] Alyssa Monks began oil painting as a child. Born 1977 in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Alyssa Monks studied at The New School in New York and Montclair State University and earned her B.A. from Boston College in 1999. During this time she studied painting at Lorenzo de’Medici in Florence. She went on to earn her M.F.A from the New York Academy of Art, Graduate School of Figurative Art in 2001. She completed an artist in residency at Fullerton College in 2006 and has lectured at universities Read more [...]