portraits – Design You Trust

Studio Portraits of Cate Blanchett Taken by Kim Andreolli in 1999

1

Born Catherine Élise Blanchett in Melbourne, Australia, on May 14, 1969, Cate Blanchett began making a name for herself in theater soon after graduating from Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art in 1992. Continue reading »

This Polish Artist Would Consume Peyote, Cocaine, and Other Intoxicants Before Creating Stunning Pastel Portraits

Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Self-Portrait, 1938
1

In pursuit of Pure Form, the Polish artist Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz known as “Witkacy” would consume peyote, cocaine, and other intoxicants before creating pastel portraits. Continue reading »

Preservation: Photographer Blake Little Creates Conceptual Series Of Human Bodies Totally Covered With Honey

0

Los Angeles-based photographer Blake Little created conceptual portrait series of human bodies totally covered with honey. This series of photographs presented here combine the old and the new in a bold way. His vivid images startle the viewer. They freeze the human form, preserving it not in proverbial amber, but rather – and unexpectedly – in honey. Continue reading »

What We Will Look Like by The End of 2022: Grotesque Portraits by Christian Rex van Minnen

00

The skillful artist is not only a witness to his time, but also capable of guessing the future. Christian Rex van Minnen is a perfect example in this sense. The artist himself states that he only does abstraction in portraiture, but one look at his work is enough to understand that van Minnen, with his heel and scrotum-like faces, has clearly seen how we will all look at the end of the year 2022, so far one of the nastiest years of this millennium. Continue reading »

Creepy, Funny, and Very Strange: Eddy Stevens’ Surreal Portraits

0

Eddy Stevens is a Belgian surrealist painter, the author of a series of portraits of strange people who seem to have emerged from some kind of Black Lodge. Continue reading »

The Sense Of Emotions In Fine Art Photography By Masha Sardari

00

According to a photographer: “My name is Masha Sardari and I am 18 years old. I am a self-taught, fine art photographer and I have been creating art since January of 2010. Continue reading »

Sensual Fine-Art Portrait Photography By Berta Vicente

0

It is an absolute trendsetter for the genre of fine-art photography. Lately there has been many wonderful photographers who take up fineart genre and amaze the world with their talent. Here we have Berta who is from Barcelona. Her pictures are spell bounding in relation to the depth and the feelings it conveys. Continue reading »

Portrait Photos Defined Hairstyles of American Young Men in the 1970s

0

Men’s hair was rocked long until the mid-1970s when everything changed following the hippie lifestyle. As opposed to the shaggy haircuts of the ’60s, most ’70s men’s haircuts were styled with soft and long layers. Continue reading »

Digital Self: Artist Made 100 Digital Portraits In Support Of Ukraine

Nelson Mandela

According to an artist: “I’m a digital artist and I have been working day and night to create this collection of 100 digital portraits. I want to help Ukraine so I have decided to donate 50% of all revenues for this collection to Ukraine. The collection is a comment to celebrity culture in the NFT space and an increasing focus on the “Digital Self”” Continue reading »

Studio Portraits of American Indians by Alexander Gardner From the 1860s

Portrait of Tcha-Wan-Na-Ga-He (Buffalo Chief) in Native Dress wearing fur and feather headdress and peace medal, holding pipe-tomahawk.

Alexander Gardner (1821–1882) was a photographer best known for his portraits of President Abraham Lincoln, his American Civil War photographs, and his photographs of American Indian delegations. Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Portrait Photography by Clarence Hudson White

The shelter, 1897

Clarence Hudson White (1871–1925) was an American photographer, teacher and a founding member of the Photo-Secession movement. He grew up in small towns in Ohio, where his primary influences were his family and the social life of rural America. After visiting the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, he took up photography. Continue reading »

Heroes: Portraits Of 35 Frontline Workers That We Turned Into A Billboard In The Center Of Warsaw

“We are a group of 5 Polish photographers who form the Nanga Pictures photo collective. Composed of of the collective consists of: Sławek Kamiński, Aleksander Majdański, Mirosław Pieślak, Marta Rybicka and Maciej Stanik. Continue reading »

Photographer Captured Fascinating Photographs that She Found on Old Tombstones in Italian Cemeteries

According to a photographer Laura Signorelli: “I’m a 36-year-old Italian who is fascinated by the past and by many things that are death-related. That is probably because I lost my parents at a young age and I was forced to deal with mortality, loss, and mourning.” Continue reading »

Heroic and Fantasy Pin-Up Female Portraits by Kyu Yong Eom

The amazing science fiction and fantasy themed artworks of Kyu Yong Eom, a concept artist and digital illustrator based in Seoul, South Korea. Continue reading »

Intriguing Female Portraits by Ilya Ozornin

Artist Ilya Ozornin draws girls who are both beautiful and mysterious. Each of his ladies seems to keep a secret, trying hard not to give it away – like Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring or Mona Lisa, they enchant with a kind of understatement and sadness. Continue reading »

French Photographer Sophie Fontaine Shoots Poignant Portraits In Film

Her words are poetic and she shoots film, may sound a bit familiar but Sophie Fontaine shows us something dramatic and unexpected in her artworks. Continue reading »

Artist Cosmo Draws Emotional Acid Portraits in Anime Style

It is not known who Cosmo really is – a girl, a guy, or an alien who came to Earth to draw strange pictures. All we know is that Cosmo is based in Sydney, from where it bombards the world with seemingly simple, but stylish illustrations and comics, similar to colorful bad-rips. Continue reading »

The Whimsical Faces of Artist Ayran Oberto

Ayran Oberto is a Spanish artist who paints bizarre portraits. Grim skulls with eyes, surrealistic faces from acid tripods and bright faces of beautiful ladies – Oberto manages to make each image unique and memorable. Continue reading »

Inspirational Female Portraits by Eva Balloon

Eva Balloon is an artist from Kazakhstan who draws charming ladies. With light strokes, Eva manages to create portraits that are strikingly airy – illustrations so delicate, as if they were made of weightless marshmallow. Continue reading »

Psychedelic Fluorescent Female Portraits by Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic

Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic is a Serbian artist who works at the Berlin design studio SIXMOREVODKA, where she develops concept art and illustrations for video games, films, comics and other media products. In addition to working on studio projects, Jelena draws girls in a recognizable psychedelic style, somewhat reminiscent of Disco Elysium art – with bright spots of color that give an elusive sense of something ethereal. Continue reading »

Art in Faces: Superb Portraits by Gennadiy Kim

Gennadiy Kim is an artist from Moscow who paints wonderful portraits. With hacked, seemingly random strokes he manages to create very subtle works with high detail, precise, colorful and emotionally intense. Continue reading »

Intimate Bird Portraits Highlight The Refined Beauty Of Our Feathered Friends

Sydney-based artist and photographer Leila Jeffreys began her avian projects a decade ago by photographing the colorful budgerigars of her childhood memories. She takes intimate and emotional portraits of birds, including cockatoos, budgerigars, and hawks. Jeffrey’s most recent series is entitled “High Society” and marks a return to her original feathery subjects. Continue reading »

Psychedelic Portraits by Erwin Kruz

Erwin Cruz is a London-based artist who paints vivid, psychedelic portraits. With large strokes, Cruz transforms everyday subjects into stylized existential paintings, somewhat reminiscent of the Disco Elysium video game style. Continue reading »

The Indian Photo Festival Portrait Prize 2021 Finalists and Winners

The ‘Indian Photo Festival’ PORTRAIT PRIZE 2021 is a portrait competition open to photographers from the Indian subcontinent. Photographers have been making portraits for centuries and what’s so interesting about portraiture is its ability to capture the essence of a person, a time period, or a culture. This award aims at discovering the compelling portraits and extraordinary talents.

Cartin: Winner by Sujata Setia

“I’ve never been photographed like this before… with all of my scars, I mean.” Catrin said.

It left us both thinking of what is the limit on scars? How much can we see? Are we all becoming a part of the world where scars need to look “pretty” too? Just enough, so we can use them to remind ourselves that our lives are better? Continue reading »

Captivating Vintage Photos of People in Encampment, Wyoming From Between the 1920s and 1930s

When her youngest child reached 4 years of age and the Nichols family committed to remaining in Encampment after the last of the mining and railroad work left town, Lora Webb Nichols (1883-1962) purchased a storefront and established the Rocky Mountain Studio in the center of Encampment, Wyoming. Continue reading »