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Deck Two recently accomplished an amazing art project in one of the rehabilitated warehouses in New York. The project, named “Global City”, was made for a shipping company looking for some creative artwork to cover up and decorate a huge blank wall area at their office space’s kitchen. The Drawings are all done using a black pencil marker in an anamorphic technique, which requires the viewer to stand at a specific point to get the overall perspectives. Global City blows your mind away with its simplicity of implementation that produced an extremely detailed and creative product. The cartoon-like canvas illustrates a…
Dutch-based designer Chung Kong has merged his two favorite things in the world together: Ice Pops and Superheros, within an illustrative set entitled Superhero Ice Pops Universe. In his poster series, some of our favorite superheroes, such as Iron Man, Batman, Hellboy, Spiderman, and Wonder Woman, are imagined as frozen lollies. I can only think of one thing now, how would each one of them uniquely taste?! You can buy these superhero lolly prints here.
Greek gods wearing Ray Bans, Montaigne in khakis! Well this is just a part of the outcome of Paris-based graphic designer Alexis Persani and photographer Leo Caillard, photo-manipulation set. Photographs of the statues were made by the photographer at the Louvre, clothes photographed in the studio, then using Photoshop software the outfits were montaged professionally on the marble statues. The results are so stunningly realistic, you can almost think they were actually dressed up for the session. As stated by the artists, the aim of the approach is “ to catch the eye of the beholder by the marriage of two worlds so different”.
A couple of new street artworks by Banksy popped up on the streets of London on Monday, just 3 days before the debut of the 2012 Olympics games hosted by the city. The England-based graffiti artist, known for his political activism, has decided not to admit to the warnings sent out by the city authorities after the later vowed on cleaning up the walls of the city before the games start. Banksy, who once stated “We can’t do anything to change the world until capitalism crumbles”, clearly describes his opinion regarding the sports event through these artistically expressive new pieces. You can know more about…
Artist and photographer Alexander Khokhlov took this brilliant photo entitled “Silhouette”, as a part of project “Weird Beauty”. Model Alexandra Romanova pauses to face-paint artist Valeriya Kutsan, where the face portrait is painted half black and half white, and the black half resembles a side view outline of the face it lies within, creating an illusion of choice depending on what color you’re looking at. You can see more of Khokhlov’s work on his 500px profile.
A couple of months ago we featured the work of Malaysia-based graphic designer, Marcus Mok‘s Super Heroes Silhouettes, if you’ve liked it, you just might enjoy his simple yet creative vintage Lord of the Rings posters. The series of works, which are available in Mok’s Etsy shop Poster Inspired, features the trilogy of the famous novel simply presented with a bi-color graphic pen on stained background, and will cost you $40 for the whole set.
We recently featured a piece of street art by Adam Łokuciejewski and Szymon Czarnowski of two scared electric boxes. Well this time, Adam sent us his latest piece in Olsztyn, Poland, named “Cube“, he describes it as a geometric abstraction concept. The 3-surface “cube” is integrated within a rusty dented surface, creating a 3D illusion on the metal plane with a synthetic, minimal form and a little artificial perspective.
A cool and soothing vibe I got this morning after stumbling upon these sweet photo-realistic Oil Paintings. The City at a bright moment during a sunny warm day with the blur of people and cars moving through the streets. By Philip Barlow, a South African painter from Cape Town, who believes in exploring illuminated moments within our seemingly ordinary lives. Barlow captures the soft focus effect perfectly in these paintings adding to it the glare of light that fascinating to the artist, and its effect on different surfaces, especially the abstraction of forms often generated by both natural and artificial lighting.
The new Batman movie, Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises – The Legend Ends“ opens Friday, 20 July 2012 in the US and UK, and in efforts to promote the film, this awesome 3D street art has been unveiled in Madrid, Spain. If you’ve enjoyed previous 3D street art posts here, than this one is definitely a treat for you. Now lets sit back and watch Warner Brother impress us with what’s expected to be an epic Dark Knight movie and the cap of Nolan’s trilogy.
Artist Paul Lung, a 41 year old graphic designer from Hong Kong, is very well known for his striking talent in pencil drawings, has lately created a breathtaking set of cat portraits, you don’t need to be a cat lover to appreciate these sketches. The level of details reached to render the feline furry creature is outstanding, with the perfect amount of shades and sharpness. The clarity achieved in the cats eyes are lively and realistic. Taking on average anywhere between 40 to 60 hours to complete just one piece, Lung is all about the details. Surprisingly, he solely relies on his trusty mechanical pencil…