Minimal LEGO, artworks by Jaime Sánchez

Thursday, 29 September, 2016

Artwork by Jaime Sanchez

I think it could be argued that LEGO building blocks were designed to be an artistic medium, rather than for fun and play. One thing is for certain, I’ve lost count now of the number of times I’ve seen artists and creatives incorporate LEGO into their work.

Spanish visual artist, and advertising photographer, Jaime Sánchez is no exception, and the building blocks feature in his latest project, Minimal LEGO, that you can see more of here, while more of his work can be found on his Behance page.

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Vector style illustrations and design by Vectoria

Thursday, 29 September, 2016

Image by Vectoria

Vectoria is a freelance vector illustrator and graphic designer residing in Kuala Lumpur, who specialises in the production of eye-catching vector style illustrations and design. More work can be seen on Instagram and Behance.

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An intimate glimpse into the lives of others, by Rentian Qiu

Thursday, 29 September, 2016

Artwork by Rentian Qiu

San Francisco based artist Rentian Qiu’s intimate, sometimes gritty, watercolour and oil paintings depict life at home with a significant other, and scenes that others are usually not privy to.

Needless to say, one or two works are NSFW.

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Thirty GIF animations inspired by a visit to Los Angeles

Wednesday, 28 September, 2016

I’m as much a fan of GIF animations as the next person, but I do think that video is the best way to view them. To that end, London based animator and designer James Curran, obliges with LA Gifathon, a clip containing thirty animations that were inspired by a recent visit to Los Angeles.

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From finance to art, the work of Sydney based artist Joel Moore

Wednesday, 28 September, 2016

Artwork by Joel Moore

Intricate lines, and bright colours. These are words that best describe the work of Sydney based former finance employee, turned artist, illustrator, and mural painter Joel Moore, AKA Mulga The Artist. Above, is Douggie the Donut Pizza, who you can read more about here.

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Visual representations of spoken words, that’s greentings

Wednesday, 28 September, 2016

Artwork by Jenny Green

Birmingham based designer and creative Jenny Green’s greentings project is a visual representation of well known, day to day, expressions. The trick, when you go the greentings Instagram page, is to guess what the image means before you click on it, to see the title. A fun idea, if ever there were one. See more of her work on Behance.

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A glimpse of the work of a concept artist working in gaming

Wednesday, 28 September, 2016

Artwork by Atey Ghailan

Atey Ghailan is a concept artist working for Los Angeles based global games company, Riot Games. If you’re an artist whose into gaming, then this sounds like it would be the perfect job to me. A whole lot more of his work can be seen here.

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The Junebugs, this is what happens when poetry is animated

Tuesday, 27 September, 2016

The Junebugs is a poem about an incident from the life of a well known US President when he was young, written by West Virginia based poet, writer, and cabinetmaker Steve Scafidi.

Here, it is animated, brought to life, by California based design studio, Oddfellows.

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The work of Sydney based figurative painter Yosi Messiah

Tuesday, 27 September, 2016

Artwork by Yosi Messiah

Sydney based jewellery designer, turned figurative painter, Yosi Messiah creates mixed media artworks that are rich in striking colours and contrasting imagery.

Some works may be NSFW.

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Mind Frame, animation powered by the medium of coffee

Monday, 26 September, 2016

Mind Frame is a hand drawn animation, prepared with ink, and a little coffee, by Boston based painter turned experimental animator, Jake Fried. The coffee, however, doesn’t power Fried’s effort as such, rather it is one of the mediums he works with, “to generate hallucinatory vistas.”

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