Saturday, February 26, 2011

Scratching the Surface

Street artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils has a unique way of expressing his art. His ability to scratch the surface on walls to expose portraits is genuine. From chisels to a jackhammer to even small explosives. His sculptures leave a lasting impression on exposed brick.

Here's a couple videos of him using different techniques.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Art of the Pour

I hear alot about the art of the pour mainly related to filling a glass with a delicious draft beer, but it is fascinating to watch the process of spilling and mixing paint. Check out a couple of the videos of his art below Holton Rower.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Pictures Illustrated With a Thousand Words

A picture is worth a thousand words. To this illustrator, the phrase can be taken quite literally. Portraits and works of art created using words and typography that are so detailed. Below is a small collection of Juan Osborne's word art. Check out his website and you can download some of his word art as desktop backgrounds.

Via Best Bookmarks.

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

City Silhouettes

In this series, Jasper James imprints shadows of people that let us see through to the buildings behind. The result: City Silhouettes. Beautiful way to transpose urban skylines with portraits.

Via Whitezine.