Tired Of Being Asked To Work For Free, This Artist Started Drawing These Client Requests

@forexposure_txt is a Twitter account dedicated to compiling quotes from artists who were expected to work for free. It was created by artist and writer Ryan Estrada. An artist has decided to take some of those quotes and use them to inspire various portraits of what she imagines those people look like. They’re part of a series titled “For Exposure,” and they were created for Format Magazine by Emmie Tsumura, a Toronto-based illustrator and graphic designer. Check out some of our favorites below. If you’re an artist then chances are that more than a few of them will resonate with you! Continue reading »

Photographer Asked Celebrities To Reveal Their Public And Private Personalities In Intimate Double-Portraits

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Everybody has a public and a private persona, and celebrities are no exception. You might think you know something about them because of all the films you’ve seen them in, but it’s only once they’re out of the spotlight that their true selves are revealed. Continue reading »

“I Asked My Friends Who The Most Beautiful Girl From Their Country Was…”

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Online surveys are an extremely popular way of collecting data today. And one guy, a fan of computer games, used this method in a very intriguing way. He asked his numerous fellow gamers to send him a photo of the most beautiful woman from their country. The response was amazing, as he received loads of pictures featuring famous actresses, models, musicians, public figures, and even a photo of one monarch’s wife — every woman had something beautiful about her. Continue reading »

6 Photographers Asked To Shoot Portraits Of 1 Man… With A Twist

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Canon recently conducted an interesting experiment on the power of perspective in portrait photography. They enlisted the help of 6 photographers and asked them each to independently shoot portraits of a man named Michael. But there was a twist: each photographer was told a different thing about Michael’s background. Continue reading »

Mexican Government Asked Street Artists To Paint 200 Houses To Unite Community

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A youth organization that’s been known to use graffiti as a means of expression has teamed up with the government of Mexico to rehabilitate Palmitas, a town in the Pachuca district. Under the moniker “Germen Crew,” the group painted 209 houses, or twenty-thousand square meters of facade, into a single rainbow mural. Continue reading »