Malaysian Artist Ivan Tao Paints Subjects With Great Atmosphere To His Pieces

Ivan Tao is a Malaysian artist who’s majorly influenced by the impressionism art period. It’s evident in his portraits of Natalie Portman and Hellboy as he uses quick brush strokes in order to approximate the likeness of the two without going into heavy refinement or detail. His penchant for wispy and flowing brush strokes also gives his pieces an ethereal dream-like quality. Continue reading »

Model-Turned-Photographer Shoots Subjects Under UV Light To Reveal Shocking Sun Damage

The hidden imperfections strewn across peoples’ faces due to sun exposure have been revealed in an illuminating photo series.

New York-based model-turned-photographer, Cara Phillips used ultraviolet light to show the age spots that would otherwise go unnoticed under the guise of a healthy tan. Inspired by medical photos from doctors’ offices and websites, Ms Phillips invited her subjects to keep their eyes closed for her somewhat sobering black and white portraits. Continue reading »