Maykel Lima

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Maykel Lima, ladies and gentlemen. A talented illustrator and digital photo artist based in Madrid, Spain.

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Chrissy Angliker

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Chrissy Angliker was born in Zurich, Switzerland, and raised in Greifensee and Winterthur. Angliker sees her paintings as made up of three elements, each representing chaos or [artistic] control. Control is represented by colour and marks, but the drips facilitate more truth than is possible under control—they allude to the chaos in each subject. (via Artist A Day)

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Antonio Castelló Avilleira

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Hyperrealistic paintings by artist Antonio Castelló Avilleira (blogged).

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Heather Carson

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Heather Carson was born and raised in Los Angeles. She has designed lighting in the US and Internationally for over 200 productions in theatre, opera, dance, concert and video primarily in downtown NY Theatre and European avant-garde opera. Carson was head of the lighting programs at Penn State and Cal Arts and has taught at NYU, Smith College, Bard College, Sci-Arc, UCSD and UCLA. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and prizes including the 1999 Rome Prize, the 2004 New York Foundation for the Arts Artists Fellowship in Architecture/Environmental Structures and the 2011 City of Los Angeles (COLA) Individual Artist Fellowship. Heather Carson lives and works in L.A.

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Gustaf Lilliestierna

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Gustaf Lilliestierna‘s photorealistic paintings ‘portrays the constant interaction between the abuse of desire and the recurring disappointment when life fails to meet one’s expectations. Concealed behind the otherwise wrinkled shirts and averted glances, one finds contradictory feelings, failures and disappointments. Lilliestierna’s work in its simplicity, describes the complexity of being human and trapped between discipline and laziness. The characters in Lilliestierna’s paintings are in a state of fictional calm. Autonomous from their fellow creatures, yet stuck in a vicious circle where constant planning meets laziness and ends with disappointment. His characters are their own repetitions which sometimes find themselves with an empty gaze, caught within a collective pattern of bodies. With their neutral appearance and attire, the people in the paintings could represent anyone. They are completely disconnected from their spatial context or supposed situation. The backgrounds of these paintings stand silently empty, and with nothing to say of who the people are, where they are, or why they look, stand or sit in a certain way. Even though they appear different in appearance, their collective expression is still intertwined in an impossible pursuit of perfection which somehow echoes the belief that the future is always better than the present.’ (via Nau Gallery)

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Cereal Killer Spoon

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A spoon hand stamped with ‘Cereal Killer’ should make anyone chuckle. Now click here to buy.

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A collaborated effort with photographer, David Wile and April Maciborka. This series focused on the reaction of babies tasting lemon for the first time. Link here.

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You are looking at the illustrations of South Korean artist Jae Young Sohn aka Rudcef… nothing but goodness here.

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Chris Matthews

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Munich based illustrator Chris Matthews got talent coming out of his ears. Go check him out. Link here.

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Muffin Tops Cupcake Molds

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We’ve all seen this look before, but not like this! Fill these adorable jean-style cupcake pants with your favorite cake batter. As our hilariously lifelike Muffin Tops Cupcake Molds bake, they’ll develop that little extra bulge around the middle! Buy here.

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