Why I Love Art

the best art quote
In a few simple words, this is why I love art. Somehow, getting lost in your own work allows you time to think and become things you never imagined. Join us in the #onething project on Google+ and create something (anything) new every day. Use the hashtag! There are so many opportunities to create and to find yourself… or lose yourself. Whichever you prefer.

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Twisted Disney Princess Artwork

This twisted Disney Princess art was created by Jeffrey Thomas. Jeffrey is a character designer, concept artist, and story artist residing in Burbank, CA.

This artwork is pretty amazing, mostly because I have an attachment to the characters. What little girl wouldn’t have? I know I spent hours and hours watching a rewatching disney movies. My parents can attest to this. I’m sure they would be perfectly happy if they never saw a disney princess again…

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The Matboard: Social bookmarking for Creative Professionals

I recently wrote a blog post for the company that I work about the Matboard, which I was unfamiliar with at the time.  I’ve become so obsessed with this website that I just have to share it with you!


The Matboard is a social bookmarking site (much like Pinterest) that allows creative professionals to share, inspire and explore while matting  advertisements, magazine covers, photography, infographics, etc. to their personal boards. The Matboard can also be integrated with Facebook and Twitter for easy sharing or finding of friends. Read the whole post

Grunge Effect

I <3 Photoshop. Seriously, it is a problem. So, when I found all of these grunge tutorials on the Template Monster Blog I was pretty excited. I probably won’t ever use them, but you never know. You can learn a lot from tutorials. Oh, there are 44 tutorials for grunge effects on this page… just to give you a bit more motivation.

Even if you aren’t a Photoshop fanatic, you can still look at the digital art created here.

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Michal Dziekan

Michal Dziekan is a Warsaw based, freelance artist. He is experienced in editorial+advertising illustration and character design. 
Here are some of his illustrations from 2012. Enjoy!

Check him out:
Facebook        Behance portfolio
Website           Blog

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Ronit Bigal


“Body Scripture II” is Ronit Bigal’s new exhibition at the Artists House. It is a combination of Photography, Calligraphy and floral ornamentation. Ronit uses digital photography topped with drawings in black Indian ink which produces a base-relief effect.

Bigal starts by photographing a completely exposed body and explores different areas of it with her lens. She wraps parts of her photos with floral ornamentation and others with cited calligraphy taken from Biblical texts. They are abstract and mysterious. Read the whole post

Anti-Smoking Ads

via 123 Inspiration

Below are some creative and inventive ideas for anti-smoking ads. I was amused so I had to share it. Enjoy 🙂




Smoking kills


Clear Marketing Communications

Chi & Partners, London, UK

Advertising Agency: BDDP Unlimited, Paris, France

Advertising Agency: Neogama BBH, Brazil

Advertising Agency: Draftfcb Kobza, Wien, Austria

Advertising Agency: CHI&Partners, London, UK

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Anna Marine

I’ve been following Anna Marine (Czech Republic) on Deviant Art for a few years now. She is an inspiring artist! Her work is cartoony and dark and her inspiration comes from mysticism, gothic, folklore and others. All images were taking from her gallery on Deviant Art.

Anna is a professional illustrator and alt model. She was born and raised in Moscow and Prague. She’s been drawing since the childhood. Anna’s areas of creativity include mysticism, gothic style,folklore and others.
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