Janusz Jurek, Generative Illustrations

Janusz Jurek, Generative Illustrations
Over the last year, Polish designer and illustrator Janusz Jurek has been exploring different forms of generative illustration as it relates to the human form. Some of my favorites are collected into a series title Papilarnie where bundled lines that look like lightning or roadways on maps converge into 3D arms, feet, and other incomplete bodies. You can see more of his generative il...
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Matthew Davis, Oil Paintings

Matthew Davis, Oil Paintings
Berlin-based artist Matthew Davis creates these surreal images by using his brush to slowly drip oil paints into small pools. After each color dries over a period of several days a new layer is added resulting in a dense, multi-dimensional surface. The understanding and control of color that goes into this is beyond me. You can see more of his paintings and read an article ...
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Simon Birch, Oil Paintings

Simon Birch, Oil Paintings
I’ve been viscerally aware of Simon Birch’s paintings for some time, but it wasn’t until stumbling onto his latest series, Laughing With a Mouth Full of Blood, that I really stopped to consider his staggering talent. The paintings from this series use bold, bright color that’s applied in angular, almost geometric brush strokes creating these wonderful portraits. Birch is a U.K....
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Iris Scott, Oil Finger Painting

Iris Scott, Oil Finger Painting
  One day while completing an oil painting of a field artist Iris Scott needed to make a few quick adjustments to some yellow flowers but every brush at her disposal was stained a deep dark blue. Not wanting to stop and wash the brushes she decided to make a few quick touchups with her fingers, a small change to her process that would immediately change the ...
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Alexi Torres, Oil Paintings

Alexi Torres, Oil Paintings
Cuban artist Alexi Torres lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia. The subjects of his paintings appear to be formed from intricately woven fabric, a process I could imagine being even more tedious when created with oil paints than a loom. My works are an answer to my own appreciation of Earth’s needs. I reconstruct iconic images that represent both classic and modern time...
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Marta Penter, Oil Painting

Marta Penter, Oil Painting
  Marta Penter was born in Porto Alegre, in Brazil. Her usually large watercolor and oil paintings feature the highlighting of light and shadow effects, thus creating a unique intimate atmosphere. Website
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Shin Kwangho, Abstract Paintings

Shin Kwangho, Abstract Paintings
The Korean artist Shin Kwangho creates paintings with charcoal and oil painting. His portraits with absent faces, which seems to have wanted to be destroyed, are disturbing and almost violent in the image of his work. A great job to discover later in the article. [via]
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Hid Saib, Neon Portraits

Hid Saib, Neon Portraits
Light effects are just about as versatile as the imagination. The possibilities are endless. This is what Portuguese photographer Hid Saib discovered as he played around with some neon effects on people’s faces. Hid Saib used tiny flecks of vivid neon paint and decorated the faces as well as shoulders of the subjects in his portraits. The results are images that look like a star...
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PAOLO TROILO, FINGER PAINTINGS

PAOLO TROILO, FINGER PAINTINGS
Italian artist Paolo Troilo doesn’t use paint brushes to create these amazing and powerful artworks. Instead of paintbrush he dips his fingertips in black and white paint and guides them across the canvas. Troilo tries to express the uncomfortable condition of being trapped in a void where the rules of society don’t apply. There are no dresses, colors, or objects, and we are liberated fro...
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Dina Brodsky, stunning miniature works

Dina Brodsky, stunning miniature works
Is it possible to create a 2-inch masterpiece? New York City artist Dina Brodsky has proven it's possible, creating stunning miniature works of art on 2" diameter plexiglass circles. The series entitled "Cycling a Guide to Lilliput", combine her two passions: cycling and miniature painting. Her landscape paintings depict the view of cycling sceneries of beautiful nature scenes showcasing differ...
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