Lomaho Kretzmann

 photo tumblr_mc0iwhj0971qhurb0o1_1280_zpspfbfosj2.jpg  photo tumblr_mc0j57yxyp1qhurb0o1_1280_zpsmefwh99p.jpg  photo tumblr_mc0j11ayRX1qhurb0o1_1280_zpshu3qe0lx.jpg Today’s discovery is the wonderful world of artist Lomaho Kretzmann. Link here.  photo tumblr_mc0j278M8d1qhurb0o1_1280_zpsrv11t3pi.jpg  photo tumblr_mc0iycEVYS1qhurb0o1_1280_zpsbgp8tfmo.jpg

Eve Laws

 photo 3_zpsz8ouffog.jpg  photo 2_zps2i62vajm.jpg  photo 5_zpsxpfddefs.jpg  photo _Cherry_on_the_Top_58_inches_by_65_inches_oil_on_canvas_2016_zpslsoly50x.jpg Eve Laws is a British artist, born and currentlyresiding in the North East of England. The artist deals in oil paint andits relationship with various resins. The transformation of the bodyvia preservation, decomposition or reconstruction is the primaryinspiration for the artist's work. Detailed anatomical drawings are made priorto the paintings, of medical specimens, cadavers and often fresh tissue duringlive surgery.  photo 6_zpsbacsv7ld.jpg  photo 1_zpszpbyuvob.jpg  photo 4_zpsc4xhhyxq.jpg

Jean-Charles Debroize

 photo unnamed-3_zpsk3jotiju.jpg  photo unnamed_zps0i4mhgfo.jpg  photo unnamed-5_zps5aqk4ge1.jpg Jean-Charles Debroize is an art director and digital retouching artist for Creative Agency Kerozen. Links here and here.  photo unnamed-2_zpsojogrokm.jpg  photo unnamed-6_zpsv1o13e97.jpg  photo unnamed-1_zpssydq7tcs.jpg

Scott Marsh

 photo Brooklyn-Street-Art-copyright-Scott-Marsh-740wide_Mar-2016-DSC_0577_zpslrn7lauo.jpg  photo 12068739_950313395065583_7833616948041760683_o_zpsovmtisvg.jpg  photo kanye-west-mural-scott-marsh_zpsz0zvlr7q.jpg Scott Marsh (b. 1984) is a Sydney-based artist. Using a mixture of enamels, acrylics, aerosol and pastels, Marsh’s work explores the growing cross over between graffiti and high art. Marsh pairs traditional motifs, elements of impressionism and pop with the pallet, scale & techniques associated with graffiti.  photo 1458002743375_zpski0yiimz.jpeg  photo 1458002894870_zpsrwibsfok.jpeg

Ben Frost

 photo unnamed-1_zpsfkl0y9dp.jpg  photo unnamed_zps4y3htktk.jpg  photo unnamed-4_zpscxtna8si.jpg Australian artist Ben Frost is known for his kaleidoscopic Pop Art, mash-up paintings that take inspiration from areas as diverse as graffiti, collage, photo-realism and sign-writing. By subverting mainstream iconography from the worlds of advertising, entertainment and politics, he creates a visual framework that is bold, confronting and often controversial. He has been exhibiting throughout Australia and internationally over the last 15 years, including solo shows in London, New York, Sydney, Toronto, Singapore and San Francisco, as well as group shows in Beijing, Mongolia, Amsterdam, Berlin and throughout the USA.  photo unnamed-3_zpsox1ajf7n.jpg  photo unnamed-5_zpsc7iabfsf.jpg

Caroline Slotte

 photo unnamed-3_zpsquyxvfsk.jpg  photo unnamed-2_zpst1zi10dy.jpg Caroline Slotte (b. 1975) lives and works in Helsinki, Finland. Caroline Slotte holds an MA in Ceramics from Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway, in addition to education from Denmark and Finland. From 2007 to 2011 Slotte was a research fellow in the Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowship Programme. Affiliated with Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Dept of Specialised Art, she was also a member of the interdisciplinary research project Creating Art Value, funded by the Research Council of Norway. Slotte´s works have been exhibited internationally and acquired by, among others, the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg, the Design Museum in Helsinki and the Museum of Decorative Arts in Oslo.  photo unnamed-1_zpsw6xhrysu.jpg  photo unnamed_zpsvzrufyrq.jpg

Kazuhiro Tsuji

 photo unnamed-3_zps8dxf3dua.jpg  photo unnamed-1_zpsxf8lkzsn.jpg  photo unnamed-2_zpsnshqm38l.jpg Kazuhiro Tsuji is a contemporary hyperrealist sculptor living and working in Los Angeles. After working 25 years as a special effects makeup artist in Hollywood, Kazu decisively shifted focus in 2008, dedicating himself full time to fine art sculpture. Using resin, platinum silicone, and many other materials, Kazu constructs three-dimensional portraits in a scale two times life size. Kazu is a self taught pioneer in the craft of using contemporary materials to create the illusion of life. Having discovered the art of special effects makeup for himself while perusing American magazines as a teenager, he developed skills through mimicry, trial and error. In 1987, he found the address for Dick Smith in Fangoria Magazine and initiated a pen pal student/mentor relationship with him which eventually resulted in Kazu’s first film gig fresh out of high school. As an early pioneer in Japan, Kazu founded one of the country’s first companies of its kind, Makeup and Effects Unlimited, and worked with director Akira Kurosawa in the production of “Rhapsody in August”.  photo unnamed_zpsewkpbzk5.jpg  photo unnamed-4_zps66fotc2u.jpg

Alex Podesta

 photo unnamed-2_zpsaw5iqbtv.jpg  photo unnamed-3_zpslxilpgjo.jpg  photo unnamed-4_zpst0qszi7n.jpg " I was born in North Carolina and got taller in Virginia. As an adult, I became a life-long child of New Orleans. My more formative artistic study took place at the Governor’s Magnet School for the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of New Orleans, where I earned an MFA. In all of my recent work I have culled the rich fantasies, daydreams, misconceptions and experiences of childhood and re-contextualized them through the filters of adulthood, experience and education. This effort has been made in an attempt to plumb the depths of the creative and comprehensive naiveté of youth; to illustrate, in engaging and serio-comic ways, the role of fantasy, “othering” and conflict in nascent self-awareness; and, through the time honored tradition of solipsistic navel gazing, to pick gently at the loose thread of wistful escapism inherent in a quiet, down hill slide into maturity. The central character in my works is usually found lost in a reverie of industriousness, paired with doppelganger or other machinations of his childish imagination. In concert, these figures toil at understanding, through experimentation or illustration, existential perplexities ranging from possibly surmountable commonplaces – e.g. What is loneliness and how is it combated? – To metaphysical impossibilities – e.g. Who is this god dude? And is he a hero? Like Superman? Or soldiers? Or knights on horseback? And what does hero mean anyway? Of course, no traction will really ever be gained with these pursuits. These boys and toys and bunny/man chimera will be forever locked in the Sisyphean toil of misapplication, miscomprehension and misunderstanding." - Alex Podesta  photo unnamed_zpstwp9fjcy.jpg  photo unnamed-1_zpsqkypeqgx.jpg  photo unnamed-5_zpsx85ea1ir.jpg

Nick Sheehy

 photo unnamed-1 copy_zpsewfcvrzw.jpg  photo unnamed_zpshzkxwktk.jpg Nick Sheehy is an Australian-born artist and illustrator living in London. After studying bronze sculpture in the wilds of Tasmania, Nick gave up on art only to re-discover his love of drawing whilst living in London, sparked by an interest in the city’s low brow art, illustration, street art, and graffiti In his work, Nick explores the dreamlike, sometimes semi-autobiographical scenes and oddball characters that echo from his childhood imagination. Employing a laborious technique, building up layers of texture and thin colour, his work infuses precision and attention to detail with random abstraction and clumsiness. He enjoys drawing various weird things for himself, exhibitions, publications, and occasionally the odd client.  photo unnamed-2_zpsmhupvtpr.jpg

Wong Ping

 photo unnamed-3_zpsoootljoh.jpg  photo unnamed-1_zpsuvqgyrg1.jpg  photo unnamed_zpsv9zo9ozz.jpg Check out the ultra talented Wong Ping, a Hong Kong-based animator and illustrator. His page is loaded with some brightly-coloured illustrations and graphic wonderment.  photo unnamed-2_zps1evs9t4r.jpg  photo unnamed-4_zps8tm35otz.jpg  photo unnamed-5_zpscoazzrp3.jpg