At quick glance, these manga illustrations by Japanese artist, Shohei Otomo appear to be traditional – black, white, red. Not quite though: tough Geisha playing table tennis, far from. Such a violent spin with these renderings, you really sense the impending impacts. Fun.
Hey kids, you don’t need to go to art school! Look what self-taught painter, Aaron Nagel accomplishes without formal training. This specific series of paintings feature beautiful women, who almost seem to be martyrs, against a dark abyss. In a strange way, the portraits feel religious and slightly sacrilegious at the same time. Aaron has upcoming shows in San Francisco and Florida.
British/Turkish fashion designer Hussein Chalayan is not only an internationally known figure in the industry’s runway, he is also an artist and catalyst for change of what it means to wear something. With his progressive attitude to clothing as a decorate-able and manipulatable second layer of skin, Hussein Chalayan has expanded the the materials of construction to an awe-inspiring breadth of technology and innovation.
Whether you’ve already had your morning coffee or not, here’s a mug full of satire from Mike Mak. The ear is made of silicone, so you can stretch and play with it. Yummy! If you ever wanted to channel the spirit of good old Vincent, now there is officially a way you can do that.
Full of color, vomiting muppets, and explosive creativity! This video is the 3rd part of a collaborative project for PSST Pass It On which created 17 films by 51 teams of designers, directors, animators, and composers.
Our acquaintance has been only a short time, But our time spent is so gentle on my mind. How is it that we become so full of certain people? Like a ray of warm sunshine that goes on and on never to end…. Never wanting it to end!! Feelings so full of warmth. Smiles so easily crossing lips. What a WONDERFUL ACQUAINTANCE!!!
Oh yeah! Bon Voyage Monroe and thanks again for all your help! (View some of his artwork after the jump!)