Last Call for Halloween Art Submissions!

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Hey guys! I just wanted to remind you to get your Halloween submissions in soon. I originally said by October 28th, but I’ll give you until the end on the day on October 30. A little bit of extra time never hurt anyone. Also, if you emailed me a submission and I didn’t respond, please send it again. I was having some email issues recently and I think I might have missed some emails coming through.

Remember, these submissions can be anything! A drawing, painting, craft, a DIY halloween costume, photography, etc. Just send a pic and description to megep@ymail.com. I will save it and post it on Halloween (October 31st) along with the other submissions! I look forward to seeing what you come up with! ūüôā

 

Speed Paintings

Speed painting

Rhads¬†is an artist that I follow on deviant art. He has an album that could hold my attention for hours. The work, as you can see here, is surreal and compelling in every aspect.¬†These paintings are an escape, it seems.¬†The best part? These are speed paintings which are all completed in just a few hours. Too bad I couldn’t find a time lapse video.

If you like these, check him out!
Speed painting
Whales Speed painting
Whale and boat Speed paintingSwimming Speed paintingHouse on the Hill Speed painting

Artwork © Rhads

I Went For A Walk | Nature Photography

Fallen leaf|Make Something Mondays

I went for a walk yesterday and snapped a few pictures along the way. It has been a while since I’ve gone for a loooooong walk just enjoyed the scenery. So I thought you could enjoy it with me. Hope you like it!

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A New Perspective: Photography of David J. Lew

water plant- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

David J. Lew is a photographer. He was born in San Juan, Argentina, but currently resides in Tel Aviv.

David’s love for visual arts paired with his introversion naturally lead him to photography. Landscapes, nature and architecture are among his favorite subjects. He enjoys ¬†photographing people, mostly when he doesn’t have to socially interact with the subject. Photography, as an outlet, allows David to express himself and the way he see the world.

I’ve always enjoyed his photography for the radiant, crisp appearance as well as the subject matter. It is always something different, yet a new perspective in the way one sees the world. Look at the ant photo below, it is amazing. Who looks at ants this way? I never did. The way they are interacting with each other and the shadows casted by the sun shows them in a whole new light (no pun intended). There is always something beautiful, yet something playful about the shot.

If you like David’s photography, I highly recommend you check out his blog¬†Earthquakeboy. There are a ton a great images to get lost in.

ants- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

dogs- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

reflection- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

stone passage- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

sparrow- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

hanging lanterns- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

3 city towers- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

lizard- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

sunset- by David J. Lew- Earthquake Boy

 

Photo credit: David J. Lew

Illustrations of Gabriel Moreno

Artwork of Gabriel Moreno

Gabriel Moreno is an Illustrator in Madrid. He graduated from the¬†University of Sevilla with a Fine Arts degree. Since his graduation in ’98 he has worked in several different types of work environments like design studios and ad agencies. In 2007 he began a successful career as an illustrator with the reputable magazine Computer Arts.

Gabriel’s art is unique and exciting. Each piece of work begins with a black and white base. As Gabriel works, he layers on color, people and places.

Artwork of Gabriel Moreno

Artwork of Gabriel Moreno

Artwork of Gabriel Moreno

Artwork of Gabriel Moreno

 

All images copyright © Gabriel Moreno

Follow Me To…

follow me to photography series

Surely you’ve seen the Follow Me To photography series created by¬†Photographer, Murad Osmann. He documents his travels by taking pictures of his girlfriend leading the way around the world.¬†Her back is always facing him, never showing her face. She leads us around the globe to some of the most beautiful locations filled with romance and excitement. All images are taken and posted to his¬†Instagram¬†profile.

It all started while the couple was vacationing and¬†Natalia, Murad’s girlfriend, would get annoyed that he was always taking pictures, so she would grab his hand and pull him forward. That did not stop him though, he continued.

The Follow Me To series became a huge success. The images below are only a fraction of the beautiful photographs he has taken. Please take the time to look at his Instagram if you are interested in more.

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

follow me to photography series

Images © Murad Osmann

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Creative Packaging Design

I found some more fun packaging designs via DailyDawdle!! I hope you enjoy them.

Creative Vodka Packaging

Creative fruit-flavored vodka packaging. I think this would be irritating to take it out of the packaging but I like the idea of it peeling like fruit.

Paint brush design package

I don’t think I need to say anything about the mustache packaging for the paint brushes!

Watch packaging: engineered for water

I can’t tell if the watches are actually submerged in water or if it is just supposed to look like water. I would be more likely to buy something like this if it was actually in water though.

Coke cup design

Coke cup packaging. Inventive!

creative cheese shredder

Now this one is crafty! A cheese grater that peels like a pencil. awesome noodle packaging bread packaging Fit Buns packaging

This one is my favorite: Fit Bun packaging is designed to look like abs. Ha!

creative packaging design

I’m not 100% sure what this is supposed to be but it amused me so I shared it. Any ideas?

Paper Art by Peter Callesen

 

 

hummingbird by Peter Callesen

Peter Callesen is a Danish artist known for his work with paper art. He started out studying architecture and switched to art. He enjoyed painting, video, and performance but has discovered the joy of paperwork. He prefers to work with A4 paper.

He begins his paper art by cutting out a silhouette from the A4 paper. He, then, uses the pieces to make a 3D figure. Peter focuses on the positive and negative.

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castle by Peter Callesen skeleton by Peter Callesen paper craft by Peter Callesen skeleton hand by Peter CallesenImages © Peter Callesen

 

Three Dimensional Resin Paintings by Keng Lye

Alive Without Breath: Three Dimensional Animals Painted in Layers of Resin by Keng Lye  sculpture resin paint fish animals

Keng Lye is a Singapore-based artist who makes realistic looking three-dimensional painted sculptures of animals.

The artist’s technique is very similar to the painting technique used by¬†Japanese artist¬†Riusuke Fukahori.¬†The sculptures are made of acrylic paint layered on epoxy resin. Lye paints his sculptures in buckets, boxes, and bowls with an amazing sense of perspective. The artist then photographs each sculpture like you would capture a still life.

If you like these, check Keng Lye out on DeviantArt. There are a more pictures to look at!

Three Dimensional Resin Paintings by Keng Lye

Three Dimensional Resin Paintings by Keng Lye

Three Dimensional Resin Paintings by Keng Lye

Three Dimensional Resin Paintings by Keng Lye

Three Dimensional Resin Paintings by Keng Lye

Three Dimensional Resin Paintings by Keng Lye

Three Dimensional Resin Paintings by Keng Lye

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