In recent years, it has been noticeable a new wave of tattoo artists that are connected to fine art enthusiasts and students. It is obvious that drawing on a flat piece of paper is different than inking on someone’s body.
Where Children Sleep is a telling series that explores the various sleeping environments of children from all over the world. Created by photographer James Mollison, the series shows a portrait of each child alongside the space or room they sleep in.
Colorful murals of Nelson Mandela by an Indian artist adorn walls in the cities of Johannesburg and Cape Town. A snow-dusted bronze likeness stands with arms outstretched in London's Parliament Square.
Francoise Nielly has brought back portrait art with her palette brush technique. Watching her work is stunning. She sketches with the palette knife as if it were an erasable pencil, not wedge laden with thick paint.