These are the highly visual mixed media fashion collages by Laguna Beach based graphic designer Carl E. Smith. His original fine art works, realized primarily as collages, convey the beauty, excitement, ruin and rebirth of iconic elements from
Who are we? What happens next? I’m sure we’ve all asked ourselves these questions at some point, and the answer…well, I can’t say I’ve figured that out yet. Artist Hollis Brown Thornton has taken these questions into serious consideration and uses his work as a way to explore life’s uncertainties. The main themes used include [...]
We are in LOVE with this editorial for U.S Import by Soulland. Soulland is a Danish brand that emerged in 2002 by Silas Adler. Soulland opened their first store in Copenhagen entitled U.S Import, inspired by the red, white and blue sign that hung over the
Just how good is Izziyana Suhaimi? Let us count the ways: the Singaporean artist embroiders to pinpoint perfection, dabbles with watercolor, and obviously knows how to wield a pencil. And she tends to do all these things within a single piece of work. Izziyana first stumbled upon this hybrid technique while doing a school project [...]
These very beautiful and fashionable mixed media illustrations are the work of German/Japanese artist Niky Roehreke. It is not the first time we review her work and we like it so much that we wanted to show you her latest illustrations. You should also watch her great video interview below.
Caitlin Doherty has always loved making things, sculpting, print making and especially painting. Indeed, this recent graduate of Canadian OCAD from the Drawing and Painting program even paints on hand constructed birch supports she makes herself. Her work is derived from vintage family photos that she finds at garage and
I just discovered the work of Swedish illustrator/paper artist Hanna Albrektson, and I must say that I really enjoyed looking through her portfolio. Especially striking are her beautiful drawings over photographs and her shoes and bags made from paper. She is very talented and technical and is always open to receiving new types of assignments. [...]
Charlotte Caron, graduating from Fine Arts with honors just last year, already has an impressive body of work. Chunked into four series—Landscapes, Portraits, Vanities, and Anatomy—the unique treatment of the Portraits have particularly stood out. A beautifully imaginative hybrid of humans and animals, “this series of
Chilean artist Jose Romussi takes vintage black & white photograph of ballerina and saw over some colorful thread adding a playful touch to their frozen posture. If you like this kind of mixed media, you should also check the more complex work of Maurizio Anzeri.
As you might know by now, we are very fond of mixed-media collages and consider it as a very skillful Art of its own. These carefully composed works take extensive research. They mix illustrations and vintage imagery with creative backgrounds to tell a whole new story. The work of Polish graphic designer Franz Falckenhaus illustrates [...]
These are some great handmade mixed media collages by British artist Joe Webb. His collage work uses the basic rule of sourcing just two or three images. Then Webb presents them as a reinvented single image with the objective of communicating a new message or idea. He started making these simple handmade collages as a