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Comic Book Artist Turns Breaking Bad Episodes Into Killer Posters...

Comic Book Artist Turns Breaking Bad Episodes Into Killer Posters... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
If you're not already in a state of advanced excitement over the Breaking Bad finale, Francesco Francavilla's episodic images will put you over the edge.
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disillusionment of 10 point font

Started as posts on my instagram (www.instagram.com/greg_condon) Animated on a smith corona galaxie deluxe typewriter. Sound by One Thousand Birds (http://otbirds.com)
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Digital Artist Omar Aqil Interprets Picasso Paintings as Sleek Modern Sculptures

Digital Artist Omar Aqil Interprets Picasso Paintings as Sleek Modern Sculptures | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
For this series titled MIMIC, Pakistan-based digital artist and art director Omar Aqil took a random selection of artworks by Pablo Picasso and completely reimagined them as 3D renderings. While Picasso himself created hundreds of sculptures, Aqil's interpretations add a bit of whimsy and his own pe
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Cubism and Realism Collide in New Murals and Paintings by 'Belin'...

Cubism and Realism Collide in New Murals and Paintings by 'Belin'... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Spanish artist Miguel Ángel Belinchón Bujes, or Belin, has long been known in the graffiti world for his photorealistic murals. After a recent trip to Pablo Picasso's birthplace however, his work has begun to adopt elements of cubism—now producing creative portraits in a style he's dubbed postneocub
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A Pair of Window Shades Overlook Greece by 'Achilles'...

A Pair of Window Shades Overlook Greece by 'Achilles'... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
What perfect placement for this quick spray piece by graffiti artist Achilles (previously) seen in his native Greece earlier this year. You can follow more of his street art on Instagram and Facebook. (via StreetArtNews)
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Hyperrealistic Depictions of Fish Merged With Their Coral Environments by Lisa Ericsson...

Hyperrealistic Depictions of Fish Merged With Their Coral Environments by Lisa Ericsson... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Artist, illustrator, and designer Lisa Ericson (previously) paints hyperrealistic images of imaginary animals, hybrids that intertwine species. Previously focused on a body of work that merged mice and butterflies, Ericson's newest series focuses on the creatures below, painting bright fish against
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Artist Vincent Bal Turns the Shadows of Everyday Objects into Ingenious Illustrations

Artist Vincent Bal Turns the Shadows of Everyday Objects into Ingenious Illustrations | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Belgian filmmaker and illustrator Vincent Bal works within the confines of long shadows of everyday objects resting in the sunlight to create a wide range of whimsical doodles. The shadow of a film canister becomes a forbidding tower, or the filaments of a lightbulb cast a dramatic backdrop as a sta
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Whimsical Storybook Beasts and Birds Illustrated by Vorja Sánchez

Whimsical Storybook Beasts and Birds Illustrated by Vorja Sánchez | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Barcelona-based illustrator Vorja Sánchez depicts comically surreal storybook creatures that look like a cross between mutant dinosaurs and shadowy demons—but also captures the very lifelike spirit of birds and other animals. Working with a variety of mediums from pen and link to watercolor or spray
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The Cinematic Orchestra - Arrival of the Birds

Scene from The Crimson Wing, directed by Leander Ward and Matthew Aeberhard. Original music by The Cinematic Orchestra.
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Not only do I find this music beautiful, magical and emotive, but the way they wrote it for this specific scene (hence the title) is just perfection....
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Dreamy New Ink Paintings of Ghostly Felines and Chickens by Endre Penovac...

Dreamy New Ink Paintings of Ghostly Felines and Chickens by Endre Penovac... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Artist Endre Penovác (previously here and here) depicts mysterious cats and ethereal roosters with a carefully perfected watercolor technique using diluted inks. Instead of trying to control his brushstrokes, Penovac seems to let the medium run amok across the canvas as it bleeds in every direct
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Vibrant Oil Paintings of Scottish Landscapes by Scott Naismith....

Vibrant Oil Paintings of Scottish Landscapes by Scott Naismith.... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Working with thick brushes and palette knives, artist Scott Naismith carefully reveals the interplay of light and clouds over his native Scotland. The Glasgow-based painter travels the country extensively, drawing inspiration from the glens, lochs, and islands of the West coast in particular. Ma
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Impermanent Anatomical Drawings on Chalkboards by Chuan-Bin Chung...

Impermanent Anatomical Drawings on Chalkboards by Chuan-Bin Chung... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Chinese illustrator and anatomy instructor Chuan-Bin Chung encourages his students to understand the intricacies of the human body by drawing them. For many of his lessons he creates impermanent drawings on chalkboards as a helpful guide, but instead of quick sketches as one might be accustomed
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Art by Pejac...

Art by Pejac... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
A blog about Advertising, Goodvertising, Architecture, Art, Graphics, Design, Movies, Music, Photography and Fashion
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Old Irish - Virtual Journy to Irland

Agency: Leavingstone Director: Tazo Narimanidze Creative Director: Levan Lepsveridze Copywriter: Beqa Adamashvili Production Company: Film Asylum DoP: Tem
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An evocative sketchbook traces one soldier's journey through WWII

An evocative sketchbook traces one soldier's journey through WWII | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Before he became an acclaimed architect, Victor Lundy was a young GI with a rifle and a pencil.
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Photomontages That Trace Light Through Overgrown Countrysides and Abandoned Interiors...

Photomontages That Trace Light Through Overgrown Countrysides and Abandoned Interiors... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Artist Suzanne Moxhay produces photomontage scenes which seem to effortlessly combine elements from both her own photography practice and her large archive of collected images. To compose her taken and collected photographs, Moxhay relies on a film technique dating back to the early 20th century cal
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In-Camera Light Paintings by Hannu Huhtamo Sprout in the Darkness Like Alien Blooms...

In-Camera Light Paintings by Hannu Huhtamo Sprout in the Darkness Like Alien Blooms... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Utilizing a variety of light tools, Finland-based artist Hannu Huhtamo works in the dark to create these delightfully unusual light paintings. Appearing like alien flowers blooming in forests and abandoned buildings, each piece is created in-camera without the aid of Photoshop. Great Big Story recen
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Fun Murals by Reskate Contain Hidden Glow-In-The-Dark Surprises...

Fun Murals by Reskate Contain Hidden Glow-In-The-Dark Surprises... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Here's a fun series of murals from Spanish art and design studio Reskate Arts & Crafts, each containing a hidden second artwork that appears only at night. The glow-in-the-dark pieces utilize a photoluminescent paint that glows for up to 12 hours. You can see more of their work over on Behance. (via
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Enormous Palette Knife Portraits and Figures by Salman Khoshroo....

Enormous Palette Knife Portraits and Figures by Salman Khoshroo.... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Working with a large palette knife and thick globs of oil paint, Tehran-based artist Salman Khoshroo creates large-scale figures and portraits that practically drip from the canvas. The scale on a computer or mobile screen can be quite deceiving, as most of these pieces are several feet tall, compos
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Cute Animation Imagines How Day Turns into Night

Cute Animation Imagines How Day Turns into Night | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Here's a fun short from Lithuanian animator Ignas Meilunas who imagines nighttime as a giant character who moves around the world turning things from light to dark in Mr. Night Has a Day Off. (via Sploid)
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The Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces

The Japanese Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
In Chichibu, Japan, two hours northwest of Tokyo, there’s an odd museum; perhaps the only one of its kind. It’s called the Chinsekikan (which means hall of curious rocks) and it houses over 1700 rocks that resemble human faces.

The museum houses all kinds of jinmenseki, or rock with a human face,
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Ominous Storms Photographed in Black and White by Mitch Dobrowner

Ominous Storms Photographed in Black and White by Mitch Dobrowner | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Photographer Mitch Dobrowner travels the U.S. and sets up his camera in front of apocalyptic storms that rise above rural fields in Oklahoma, Kansas, and North Dakota. Inspired by photographers like Minor White and Ansel Adams, he captures breathtaking landscapes that remind us of nature's
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Oil Landscapes Transformed into Mosaics of Color by Erin Hanson...

Oil Landscapes Transformed into Mosaics of Color by Erin Hanson... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
While doing undergraduate work at UC Berkeley, artist Erin Hanson took some time off from studying art to obtain a degree in bioengineering. After graduating she moved to the outskirts of Las Vegas where a climb at Red Rock Canyon inspired her artistic career yet agai
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My wish: Use art to turn the world inside out...

My wish: Use art to turn the world inside out... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
JR, a semi-anonymous French street artist, uses his camera to show the world its true face, by pasting photos of the human face across massive canvases. At TED2011, he makes his audacious TED Prize wish: to use art to turn the world inside out. Learn more about his work and learn how you can join in at insideoutproject.net.
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Filipino artists get dirty to highlight pollution in Manila's rivers.....

Filipino artists get dirty to highlight pollution in Manila's rivers..... | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Nine artists find a creative way to draw attention to pollution, by using dirty water pigments from Manila's most polluted rivers to create works of art.
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Figures of Birds Emerge from a Kinetic Flurry of Spray Paint

Figures of Birds Emerge from a Kinetic Flurry of Spray Paint | Art for art's sake... | Scoop.it
Brazilian artist L7M (previously) depicts owls, ducks, sparrows, and other birds materializing from a chaotic swirl of dripped paint and flourishes of spray. The graffiti birds not only contrast urban and natural elements, but also depict a distinct clash of both abstract and figurative techniqu
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