Tag: conceptual

Nov 28, 2013

A Transparent Cabin of Wood and Mirrors on a Desert Landscape

A Transparent Cabin of Wood and Mirrors on a Desert Landscape

[Royale Projcts : Contemporary Art] – On the weekend of October 12th in Joshua Tree, California, artist Phillip K Smith III revealed his light based project, Lucid Stead. Composed of mirror, LED lighting, custom-built electronic equipment and Arduino programming amalgamated with a preexisting structure, this architectural intervention, at first, seems alien in context to…

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Nov 28, 2013

2D Portraits Painted Onto Human Faces

2D Portraits Painted Onto Human Faces

2D or not 2D is the second collaboration between photographer Alexander Khokhlov and make-up artist Valeriya Kutsan. This time around, the team was increased to include Veronica Ershova who led the process of retouching and post-production. The authors were inspired by two-dimensional posters and the goal was to turn the models faces into two…

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Nov 26, 2013

Teenager Splices Portrait and Macro Photos into Miniature Fantasy World

Teenager Splices Portrait and Macro Photos into Miniature Fantasy World

Zev aka Fiddleoak is a wonderfully talented 14-year-old photographer that is well-known for his amazing photo manipulations. Hailing from Natick, Massachusetts, Zev skillfully splices portrait photographs with macro photos of nature, interiors and objects. While Zev’s sister Aliza helps out with concepts and setup, all photography and editing is done by Zev, who started…

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Nov 24, 2013

Artistic Mom Makes Amazing Mosaic with 10,000 ‘Dots’ of Play-Doh

Artistic Mom Makes Amazing Mosaic with 10,000 ‘Dots’ of Play-Doh

One day, artist and mother of three Lacy Knudson was playing with Play-Doh with her children when she serendipitously mixed some colours together and made her first ‘dot’. It dawned on her that these dots could be a creative way to make art and still be with her children at the same time. Play-Doh…

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Nov 22, 2013

What If There Was Instagram Throughout History?

What If There Was Instagram Throughout History?

Histagrams is the brainchild of Gusto NYC and Gavin Alaoen, two New York City based artists currently working for MTV Networks. In a single topic tumblr named Histagrams, the duo imagine an alternate reality where Instagram is available throughout history. While not always historically accurate (e.g., Laocoön actually wanted to set fire to the…

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Nov 19, 2013

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

A Single Thread Wrapped Around Thousands of Nails

Kumi Yamashita, whose mind-blowing shadow artworks have been featured before, uses a single, unbroken thread wrapped around thousands of nails to create stunning portraits of women and men. In the ongoing series entitled Constellation (a nod to the Greek tradition of tracing mythical figures in the sky), the Japanese artist (living and working in…

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Nov 18, 2013

Color-Coded Objects Organized Neatly

Color-Coded Objects Organized Neatly

Emily Blincoe is a freelance photographer, born and raised in Austin, Texas. Much of her work centers around color and natural light, including the ongoing series Colors Organized Neatly which includes various objects from candies to plants. Emily has amassed an impressive following on Instagram where she has almost 100,000 followers. If you’re interested…

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