New Art

60 Powerful Social Issue Ads That Leave An Impact

Posted By fershid 1805 days ago on Art - We’ve seen some great public service announcements this year which made us wonder – why not do a post on the best PSAs in the last couple of years? We scoured the internet, filtered the not-so-great ones and came up with this list of 60 hard-hitting ads that deal with social, environmental, health and other issues. From ad school assignments to Cannes-winners, these powerful visuals do more than just spread the message. Check them out.

21 Hilarious Comic Strips That Sum Up The World Of Advertising

Posted By fershid 1752 days ago on Art - Life in an advertising agency can get hilariously frustrating, special for creatives. One such anonymous creative chose to depict the funny scenarios he faced everyday by creating short comic-strips and uploading them onto his Tumblr blog titled The Awesome World of Advertising. Here are the funniest ones.

Watch This Artist Create Beautiful Calligraphy Using Different Pens And Techniques

Posted By fershid 1278 days ago on Art - Designer, calligrapher and stationery enthusiast King Blotto III creates short videos of beautiful calligraphy that are an absolute delight to watch. Using all sorts of fountain pens, Blotto weaves his magical strokes on a blank piece of paper, creating gorgeous calligraphy that leaves you mesmerized. Check it out here.

This Animator Created An Adorable Video To Propose To His Girlfriend. Her Answer Was…

Posted By fershid 1876 days ago on Art - These creative types sure know how to do things in style. Milwaukee-based illustrator/animator Adam Rosenbaum created this amazing animated video clip to pop the question to his girlfriend last month. Adam worked on his ‘proposal’ for 3 months using his evenings after work and the occasional weekend. On 21st June he took her for a walk and showed her this clip … and she said...

The Narcissist’s Daughter: Dr. Mindy Meets Her Characters on the Couch

Posted By tglong 150 days ago on Art - Author Mindy Pollack-Fusi visits the Art and Craft of Writing Creatively and meets characters from her latest book, The Narcissist's Daughter, on the couch.

Is That A Chameleon Or Two Body-Painted Women? Here’s The Answer

Posted By fershid 1624 days ago on Art - Check out this amazing piece of body art by Italian artist Johannes Stötter. What appears to be a photograph of a chameleon is actually two body-painted women lying on top of each other. Stötter took four hours to design the piece and six hours to body paint with the help of an assistant. The final result is incredible to say the least. Check it out here.


Posted By hasintha 1149 days ago on Art - Apart from leisure and sporting activities Phuket is a shoppers’ El Dorado and has many Antique Shops and Art Galleries well stocked with fine creations by Thai and South East Asian artists and antiques from throughout the region. Some of the best buys can be found in the area of Laguna Phuket.

A Week of Holiday Wellness: 6 Ways of Holiday Self-Care – Donna Brown

Posted By tglong 645 days ago on Art - Donna Brown shares some of the ways she will be managing self-care this holiday season, a time of year which isn't always the most wonderful for everyone.

32 Brilliant Retro Style Illustrations That Show What’s Wrong With Society Today

Posted By fershid 1744 days ago on Art - Imagine being able to connect two different eras through one visual medium. That’s what makes the work of British illustrator John Holcraft so special. Drawing inspiration from 1950s screen print posters, he creates retro style illustrations that depict what’s wrong with the world today. Holcraft’s quirky, satirical works of art cover contemporary issues like society’s dependence on technology, devaluation of workforce, obesity, politics and more. His past clients include Guardian, Telegraph, Economist, Independent and Reader’s Digest to name a few. Check out 32 of his best works here.

30 Powerful Artworks In Response To The Charlie Hebdo Shootings In Paris

Posted By fershid 1715 days ago on Art - After the the brutal massacre of ten members of Charlie Hebdo staff and two police officers in Paris, cartoonists from all over the world reacted with powerful but heartbreaking artwork to show solidarity with the victims. Here are 30 thought-provoking tweets with translations (where required).

Husband Shares Precious Moments Spent With Wife By Drawing 1 Sketch Every Day For A Year

Posted By fershid 1185 days ago on Art - Curtis Wiklund is a Michigan-based wedding photographer and illustrator. After an inspiring conversation with his wife Jordin, who was involved in a 365-day photography project, he came up with the idea of a daily sketch blog to document the precious moments they spend together. He drew one illustration every day for 365 days and created a series of adorable sketches that everyone in a relationship will relate to. Check out the best ones here.

The Top 10 Excuses for Not Writing (and “Overcoming Excuses” worksheet)

Posted By tglong 717 days ago on Art - Terri Giuliano Long shares the top ten excuses for not writing and ways and how to tackle them. The post also includes an 'Overcoming Excuses' worksheet.

French Artist Turns Common Household Items Into Funny Comical Characters

Posted By fershid 1913 days ago on Art - Talk about having a wild imagination. Gilbert Legrand is a Toulouse-based sculptor/illustrator who, for the past 10 years, has been creating these quirky sculptures out of everyday household items like brushes, scissors, handsaws, kitchenware, etc. Most artists see beyond the obvious and extract creativity from where there is none. Gilbert has managed to take this practice to a whole new level.

17 Brilliant Illustrations That Describe Everything Wrong With The World Today

Posted By fershid 1485 days ago on Art - Steve Cutts is a London-based freelance animator and illustrator. When he’s not busy working with the leading agencies and production houses, he creates thought-provoking satirical illustrations that highlight important issues like environmental pollution, obesity, tech-addiction and more.

After graduating from school, Steve chose to study Fine Arts at university (instead of working at McDonald’s), after which he landed a job at Glueisobar, a media agency in London. In 2012, he quit to become a full-time freelancer and hasn’t looked back ever since.

Check out some of his work here.