The mesmerizing vintage and retro styled illustrations of Carlos Valenzuela

The Usual Suspects

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… Read This »

Movie Posters : Jeremy Saunders Key Art


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… Read This »

Inspirational vision of Disney Characters by Jirka Väätäinen


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


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


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

Paris-L'Ombre-de-Notre-Dame by Ken Kaminesky

An old adage goes, “Experience is the best teacher, and travelling is a great experience” combine this with an artistic eye to see ordinary things at a different light, some killer photography skills, a little knack at post production edits without fear or remorse using the latest computer software available and you will have a… Read This »

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