Sunday, October 31, 2010

Juan Francisco Casas Ruiz

uses ball point pens to create photo realistic drawings

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Arthur Ganson

Is't it ironic? James

Spooky Pop

Artist: Doctor A (Real name: Bruce Whistlecraft).

Doktor A is best-known in the UK as the former synth player and sampler for EBM band Goteki which he was in from 2000 to 2004. He was also the co-owner/proprietor of the gallery/shop Arkham in Brighton, which sold items related to the Goth subculture, such as clothing, music,toys and comic books.

He now lives in Yorkshire, and concentrates on his artwork. Trained in model making, his artwork has been influenced by steampunk and Victoriana, often incorpoarating flourishes like rusted metals, Brass or rivets. He is currently a gallery artist working mostly in the Art Toy genre. He produces paintings and objects primarily in the Victorian Futurist style and has a range of his own characters called "Mechtorians".

Claudia Cotrutza

Claudia is a Romanian immigrant, who fled the communist Ceausescu regime in 1984. Found her story in the LA Times 8/30/10. She has several paintings that incorporate her experiences living under a repressive government, run by a dictator. One painting called "Brainwashing" shows a faucet spewing meaningless rhetoric over an exposed brain. The phrases are taken from an actual speech of Ceausescu's, he delivered in 1989, 3 days after students had been fired on at a anti-govt. protest.

Her gallery is located at: 446 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA

In the spirit of Halloween...

Zombie babies?

prometheus and bob

claymation/stop motion segment featuring the camera-recorded mission logs of Prometheus, an alien who comes to Earth attempting to teach a caveman. The shows creator, writter and animator did the voices of each charactor.
Creator: Cote Zellers

Monday, October 25, 2010

Tom Deininger: Junk or Art?

Tom Deininger is a Boston born artist who works with trash as a medium. Deininger uses found objects to create magnificent sculptures, paintings, and installations. Take a look at some of his junk.

Mark Ryden

In these incredibly surrealistic and whimsical oil paintings, Mark Ryden creates eerie depictions of little girls and creatures - all in pastel. He's been a favorite of mine for years.

Natural Art

Here's a lovely piece done by a young man that goes to my church...
I really like it, hope you all do too.

Click here!

Monday, October 18, 2010

Paper Sculptor Megan Brain

Megan Brain is a paper sculptor who works primarily with paper, "cartoon color" cell vinyl, acrylic paint, and strong glue.

matthew bourbon

Matthew Bourbon creates beautiful pieces of people reacting to each other in various scenes and portraits as well. The awesome thing about it is he paints in a painterly way using blotches of color to make up the clothing, faces, and surroundings. He also replaces parts and fills them with vibrant stripes of random color. It creates sense of movement and excitement.

Saturday, October 16, 2010


Burning Man is host to 40 square miles of art, and much of it is sculptural. Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather in Nevada's Black Rock Desert to create Black Rock City, a community of art, self-expression, and self-reliance. They depart one week later, having left no trace whatsoever. I think that the idea of burning man is great its people creating a whole new world for one week, money is useless at burning man everything is shared and if your not much of a walker they have bikes to get around, I love it and thinking about going next year

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Spirit Keepers

"Using a vast array of global textiles and every material or found object imaginable, I build, layer and capture the essence of a 'Spirit Keeper'. My desire is to create an underlying feeling or emotion in each sculpture." -Shelley Rapp Evans

Shelley Evans loves to travel, and when she does she takes little pieces of the places she visits i.e. buttons or small fabrics and brings them back and puts them into her sculptures. A single sculpture contains many different country's small trinkits or fabrics. They seem to always look tribal but as her goal is to make them look like old relics from a museum the tribal look fits well. When I got to see them in person they were about as tall as my arm (maybe a little bigger) and did give different feels with their colors and structure.

Her sculptures can be bought for $2,000 or more.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Stop Motion Grafitti

A short film by Blu: an ambiguous animation painted on public walls.
Made in Buenos Aires (Capital of Argentina) and Baden (a state in Germany)

Video is 7 minutes 30 secs.


Saturday, October 9, 2010


(Update: I finally have my computer up and running now so I have some other pictures for your viewing pleasure)
The artist from my previous post is Dan Hillier.
this guy completely blows my mind. i want to live in his laboratory.




Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Nathan Sawaya: Awesome Lego-ness

This is the site of Nathan Sawaya, and artist who specifically uses Lego bricks as a medium for his sculptures!!!

This is a video of one of his latest projects called "Hugman". Sawaya made a plethora of little Lego men and placed them all around New York hugging onto lamp posts, trees, gates, anything he could find.

Monday, October 4, 2010

Hand Art

I find this form of art to be extremely unique and extraordinary.

Click Here!

And, it's absolutely beautiful!

Kristen Irwin

Reuben Margolin

This is the full vesion.

This is the short version.

Reuben Margolin is a Bay Area visionary who creates totally singular techno-kinetic wave sculptures. Using everything from wood to cardboard to found and salvaged objects, Reubens artwork is diverse, with sculptures ranging from tiny to looming, motorized to hand-cranked. Focusing on natural elements like a discrete water droplet or a powerful ocean eddy, his work is elegant and hypnotic.