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The mesmerizing vintage and retro styled illustrations of Carlos Valenzuela

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Time to feature another brilliant artist, and what I have for you today is nothing short of pure awesomeness, contemporary but vintage (confused yet?). Maybe it’s just me because I’m simply in love with anything vintage and retro, why not? I think anything that could stand the test of time should be valued. You may I want to read this

Movie Posters : Jeremy Saunders Key Art

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I saw Jeremy Saunders while he was talking about the design concept behind the “Burning Man” movie poster at the Adobe Design for Impact Live Virtual Event last October 2011. The image below is a composite no surprise there, but the cool thing about it was the main image used in this poster (which is I want to read this

Inspirational vision of Disney Characters by Jirka Väätäinen

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Today we have the pleasure of featuring the works of Jirka Väätäinen he call “Envisioning Disney Characters in Real Life” which he did sporadically throughout 2011 beginning with “Ursula the Sea Witch”. Jirka is a Finnish graphic design student based in Bournemouth, UK. continue reading

Cecelia Webber’s flowers and butterflies

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I’ve always been fascinated by the “Death’s-head Hawkmoth” used in the “Silence of the Lambs” poster ever since the movie came out way back when. For those who are not familiar with it, these moths are easily distinguishable by the vaguely human skull-shaped pattern of markings on the thorax. But if you look closer the image used in the movie poster incorporated an original sketch by Salvador Dali which he later collaborated with Philippe Halsman called In Voluptas Mors (1951) where he used actual women to form a large skull. continue reading

Minimalist art deco poster design of DC heroes and villains

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Michael Myer’s a.k.a. drawsgood illustration’s falls nothing short of awesome. I first got a whiff of his genius when he did an illustrated series of the characters from “LOST”, I became an instant fan and I’ve been stalking him ever since. continue reading

Interview: Travel photographer Ken Kaminesky

Interview: Travel photographer Ken Kaminesky

Our featured artist and expert photographer today is the Montreal, Canada based Ken Kaminesky. Ken is a freelance lifestyle and travel photographer for stock photography agencies such as Picture Arts, Jupiterimages, Corbis and Getty Images. He loves to travel and has more than 15 years experience looking through the lens. continue reading