“Oracular Creatures And Arcane Spaces”: Shadowy Animals Infiltrate Desolate Spaces In Illustrations y Jenna Barton

Jenna Barton is an American illustrator and designer, who is passionate about design, animal forms, and the liminal spaces between our own. She wants to combine watercolor and digital processing in order to create mysterious anthropomorphic scenes of dogs, foxes, deer and other four-legged beings. These strangely rendered creatures often have blank glowing eyes. This fact may suggest the animal is possessed or hiding a deep inner world. Continue reading »

Art In The Shadows: Artist Damon Belanger Enlivens City With Serendipitous Paintwork


Damon Belanger

Damon Belanger, a local artist from San Carlos, created the stencil designs for his latest art project at his home before heading to downtown Redwood City where he draws it out in chalk and paints the design on the sidewalk. A dark gray paint gives the illusion of a strange shadow attached to everyday objects. A parking meter’s shadow becomes a monkey’s hangout or bike racks begin sprouting flowers. Continue reading »

Book Of Shadows: 2D Shape Cutouts Cast Silhouettes On Pages

A children’s book with an interactive twist, Motion Silhouette engages readers through pop-up pieces that require lighting to animate shadow pictures on each page. The idea is to add elements of manual animation that are necessarily subjective – each person will hold, turn and highlight the cutouts in different ways. Continue reading »

This Light Allows Kids To Create And Play With Shadows

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Inspired by watching children’s fascination with shadow play, Swedish designer Erik Bele Höglund has created Darkness Design – a simple light that allows kids to play with shadows without having to go through a complicated set up process. Continue reading »

Innovative Typographic Graffiti Casts Shadows That Change All Day

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Although certainly and notably destructive at times, graffiti has equal power to embolden and beautify a city, rather than smear or disfigure it. Such inherently colorful work doesn’t always have to be a rushed tag for unsavory reasons. In truth, graffiti isn’t all that far off from mural work in nature or, in graffiti artist Daku’s latest piece, bounces closer to a typographic art installation. Continue reading »

Children’s Superheroes Shadows Posters

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Following his bestselling series “Walking Shadows”, artist Jason Ratliff brings you “Super Shadows”—a collection that illustrates the power of imagination. “It’s about how a kid can be anything they want to be,” he says. Based out of Indianapolis, Jason continues to create whimsical artworks, empowering both children and adults alike. Continue reading »

Hands Shadows by Lara Mendes

Lara Mendes: “Since a few years ago, I’ve been learning (by myself) tattooing. It’s a long journey but I’m giving a shot. Lately I’ve been working with an appointment system in a Tattoo Shop so, I’ve been creating original designs to call my customers. These are the last ones. Hand-shadows. Now i wanna get one in myself!!!” Continue reading »

Where The Shadows Come To Play

Where The Shadows Come To Play
Andrea Joseph‘s sketchblog. Your Photoshop is gone away. Amazing! Continue reading »