This Artist Makes Silly Portraits Of Food

Paul Schmid is an award-winning artist, illustrator, and designer who recently started an interesting art project of honoring food by creating its portraits. But these are not your ordinary portraits, because Schmid uses googly eyes to bring his food friends to life. Continue reading »

These Funnily Terrible Portraits Of Famous People Drawn By This ‘Artist’ Are Awfully ‘Accurate’

There lives a guy in Italy named Matteo Carta. During his work hours, he’s a wedding photographer but in his free time, he’s an aspiring celebrity portrait artist. He uploads his portraits to Instagram and Twitter, and he gets fairly decent attention for his works. Continue reading »

Before And After: How The Russian Army Changes Soldiers

Thinner, wiser, hairier… Photographer Yuriy Chichkov took pictures of army conscripts immediately after call-up and a month before demobilization. Here are the results.

Portrait photography has always been a special interest of Yuriy Chichkov. Russian and international celebrities, athletes, and politicians captured through his lens have graced the covers of leading Russian magazines. Continue reading »

This Artist Paints Portraits Of Strong African-American Women

Tim Okamura is a 51-year-old artist who draws portraits of African-American women representing them in a strong pose. Being half Japanese, the Brooklyn-based artist was much integrated into a large culturally diverse group since he was a little boy. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos Proving That The Beauty Of People From Previous Generations Is A Unique Thing

American actress from the silent movie era, actress Marie Doro, 1902

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You will probably agree with the idea that photos from previous centuries have some charm about them. Yes, in the past, photos were almost like treasures and people really prepared for them: they chose their clothes, did their hair, thought about the perfect positions, and as a result, created a small masterpiece. But it is not just that: the people in these portraits have a special look. Continue reading »

Honest Portraits: Unvarnished Russia In Emotional Black & White Photographs By Oleg Videnin

Oleg Videnin is a Russian professional photographer and journalist, was born in the city of Bryansk. After a university he used to work as a forester, but then he got into journalism and worked on a radio, newspaper and TV. In the late 1990s he came over the internet and became one of the most popular Russian photographers. Continue reading »

Stunning Photorealistic Portraits By Nikolay Yarakhtin Hand-Sketched On The Streets Of Saint Petersburg

We have all seen street artists who hand-sketch quirky and exaggerated caricatures or photorealistic live portraits on the spot, perhaps you even have one of these artworks of yourself from your last holiday. Although these artists might be underappreciated because of the nature of their work, a talent and years of practice that goes into mastering portrait drawings are undeniable and worth recognition. Continue reading »

This UI Engineer Makes Stunning Digital Art Entirely From HTML & CSS Code

Web developers are losing their minds over Diana Smith’s work, and honestly, you should, too, because it brilliantly chronicles the history of the Internet in a way that hasn’t been done before. Continue reading »

An Artist Painted 40 Creepy Women Portraits In The Last Two Years

According to Vivien Szaniszlo: “My name is Vivien Szaniszlo and painting is an important part of my life. I love to paint woman-themed paintings, portraits with surreal, dark vibes. In my works, I mostly capture the fragile line between life and death. Halloween is around the corner, so I thought I’d share with you my favorite ones from the last two years.” Continue reading »

Tanzanian Painter Creates Striking Portraits Of Women

Tanzanian-born artist Sungi Mlengeya’s passion for art sparked at a very young age, at their home in Serengeti where she and her sister would go through the craft pages of their mother’s Woman’s Value magazines looking for something interesting to make. Living inside a national park with electricity only available in the evenings, they would spend all day cutting paper and making crafts in their designated former storage room turned craft room. Continue reading »

Amazing Continuous Bent Wire Portraits Installed Around the World In Interesting Outdoor Places

Dutch artist Spenser Little creates amazing bent wire sculptural portraits that he installs outside windows, attached to utility poles, bridges, and other surprising places. Each is made using one continuous piece of wire and has a story attached. Little has put his wonderful portraits all over the world to be discovered at random. Continue reading »

This Model Crafts Her Own Photoshoot And Self-Portrait Sets

There are Instagram influencers and models, then there’s @kihmberlie.

Kihmberlie, otherwise known in real life as Kimberly Douglas, is what you’d call an artistic soul. She’s the type of person who’s sense of style far transcends that of the average person. Perhaps that’s why she’s been on the up-and-up for quite some time now, inspiring many women from all over the world who eagerly wait for every photo that she uploads. Continue reading »

Fat Cat: Russian Artist Inserts Her Ginger Cat Zarathustra Into Iconic Paintings

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Russian artist Svetlana Petrova has become known for her online artwork of famous portraits featuring her big ginger cat Zarathustra. Continue reading »

This Artist Turns Pieces Of Classical Art Into Hyperrealistic Portraits

Venus de Milo
The statue of Venus de Milo displayed at The Louvre is one of the oldest sculptures that survived to this day. The statue is believed to represent Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love, yet some people speculate that it could represent Amphitrite, a Greek goddess of the sea.

Joongwon Jeong is a Korean painter and a freelance illustrator who specializes in hyperrealism. This time the artist took inspiration from some classical pieces of art and recreated them as hyperrealistic portraits that almost look like photographs. Continue reading »

Magical Fine Art Portrait Photography By Shinji Watanabe

Shinji Watanabe is a talented self-taught photographer, animator and art director from Meguro who currently lives and works in Tokyo, Japan. Shinji focuses on portraiture, he shoots a lot of conceptual, fine art and commercial photography. Watanabe uses Nikon D800 and Hasselblad H3D II-39 cameras. Continue reading »