French artist Bernard Pras works almost entirely within the realm of assemblage and anamorposis, a visual illusion where a distorted projection—often made from paint or a collection or objects—must be viewed from a specific vantage point to reconstitute the intended image.
Guido Daniele was born in Soverato (CZ – Italy) in 1950 and now lives and works in Milan. Since 1964 until 1968 he attended Brera artistic High School and he graduated from Brera School of Arts (major in sculpturing) in 1972. He lived in India since 1972 to 1974 where he attended the Tankas school in Dharamsala. Since 1968 he has been painting and participating to personal and group art exhibitions. In 1972 he started working as hyper-realistic illustrator, in co-operation with major editing and advertising companies, using and testing different painting techniques. Since 1986 he has been working and improving his personal usage of airbrush: he paints back-stages in different sizes (the biggest ones can be 400 square metres) for artistic and advertising pictures, tv commercials and tv programmes.
Jason de Graaf from Quebec describes his process as “staging an alternate reality”. In his paintings, he strives to capture a vibrant depth that is rarely found in photography, rather than depicting reality faithfully. The relationship between light and reflective, transparent surfaces is a recurring theme. De Graaf regards it as a means to communicate the mysterious and intuitive, beneath the surface
Landscape photographer Timothy Corbin recently captured some stunning photos of ice-laden tress on the shore of Lake Ontario. It’s amazing is to see the evidence of what must have been hours of violent waves creating layers of ice that now hover over water or ice that’s now perfectly serene. You can see a couple more shots over on his Flickr stream.
Twin brothers and designers R&E Praspaliauskas have designed a collection of shoes made of bread. Called Bread Shoes, the products come in a variety oTwin brothers and designers R&E Praspaliauskas have designed a collection of shoes made of bread. Called Bread Shoes (of course), the products come in a variety of designs and dough recipes. Children’s styles are also available