Alessandro Puccinelli

 photo varie-1844_zpsea84dc08.jpg  photo varie-2385-Modifica_zpsc2533ccc.jpg  photo MG_2373_zps75793c32.jpg " In 2011 I decided to buy an old(but super well constructed) motorhome Hymer 1983 and move it along the south coast of Portugal in some of my favorite places along the european coast. I did that just to be able to take care of my personal photography project and also… because I just wanted to do what I like. Here is a small series of images taken in 2013 before to go to sleep." - Alessandro Puccinelli  photo varie-9411_zps2998bb3c.jpg  photo varie-1022-Modifica-Modifica-Modifica_zps63c268ea.jpg  photo varie-1281-Modifica_zpsbc26858a.jpg

Jason Martin

 photo 2011-08-15-JasonMartin_Rajah_zps4fb091e0.jpg  photo MART110015_zpsbd0c7c12.jpg  photo MART130005_zps7ee5f9f5.jpg Jason Martin effects oscillations between sculpture and painting, with the vigour of action painting but a controlled hand. He is perhaps best known for his monochromatic paintings, where layers of oil or acrylic gel are dragged across hard surfaces such as aluminium, stainless steel or Plexiglas with a fine, comb-like piece of metal or board in one movement, often repeated many times. Striations catch the light, their rhythmic textures suggestive of the ridges in a vinyl record, strands of wet hair, the grain of a feather – and whose titles flirt with association (Comrade, Amphibian, Corinthian). Martin does away with paint altogether in his wall-mounted casts of copper, bronze and nickel, whose surfaces are unctuous but frozen. In pure pigment works, vivid colour is applied to moulded panels, whose baroque contortions appear like an extreme close-up of a painter’s palette. These raw, worked surfaces find their equal and opposite in the recent sculpture Behemoth (2012), where the object (a huge cubic pile of cork on the floor) is impregnated with black pigment, rendering it a mass of surface.  photo As_yet_untitled_11_mixed_media_on_ali_65x56_L-HK_zpsdb53bcb9.jpg  photo whiteplane_zps80f3ee15.jpg

Samantha Keely Smith

 photo samantha-keely-smith-mutiny_z_zpsa2c963af.jpg  photo SamanthaKeelySmith-DesignHeard8_zpsba44e683.jpg  photo progeny_z_zps0de19ad3.jpg Born in Harlow, Essex, England, New York-based artist Samantha Keely Smith moved to the United States as a child with her family. Smith started her College Education at the School of Visual Arts, NYC. She also attended the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, earning her BFA in Painting, with Honors.  photo vessel_z_zps0b6450e4.jpg  photo tumblr_mhpuyfmtxt1r1bfd7o1_1280_zps206eefcf.jpg

Alice Federico

 photo 3568383_orig_zps69d1c55f.jpg  photo 7587914_orig_zps1d0f0e16.jpg  photo 9689300_orig_zps2965bce7.jpg Alice Federico was born in Selma, Alabama in 1945. She received a BA degree in history from Hollins University (1967), an MFA in ceramics from East Carolina University (1977), as well as a BFA from Kansas City Art Institute (1983). Trained first as an historian, historical pots have always had an influence on her work. That influence includes Chinese Sung ware, Greek vases, and Italian folk work. But it was researching the crisp forms and simple glazes of English potter Dame Lucie Rie (1902-1990) which gave her hours of pleasure. (via George Billis Gallery)  photo 9026623_orig_zpse726f5fe.jpg  photo 6854714_orig_zps07c130c8.jpg  photo 1710880_orig_zpsec22e3e8.jpg

Michelle Ellis

 photo tumblr_mxxu9yuvDf1rhyfwto1_500_zpsb3272560.jpg  photo tumblr_mvvbqqDtN61rhyfwto1_500_zpsea866336.jpg Say hello to Michelle Ellis, a 19 year old painter and photographer from BC, Canada. Check out her work guys.  photo tumblr_mtwqtdIcnn1rhyfwto1_500_zps7eff2d26.jpg

Timothy Anderson

 photo TAnderson-TheGood_zpsf4ed1d8c.jpg  photo TAnderson-TheBad_zpsa98a4dc8.jpg Timothy Anderson is a concept artist in the entertainment industry based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hope you like his work. Have a look.  photo TAnderson-TheUgly_zps62c2b28f.jpg

Berto Martinez

 photo AUBREY_DEGREY2_zps42900b8c.jpg  photo berto_m_031_zpsa6dc76ab.jpg  photo PATRICK_WOLF_zps8a39dda0.jpg Fantastic illustrations by Berto Martinez, artist based in Barcelona, Spain.  photo c24f8b278fc30e788e5a968c8038388c_zpsdc0b9f96.jpg  photo VLADIMIRRESTONROITFELD_b_zps16710ffd.jpg

Casey Girard

 photo 43c40699f81ff247d567158c90ef96c9_zps21cd243d.jpg  photo 77bcf9b761635ded3342e8502e45c499_zps6b132a48.jpg  photo e16b1da93e57e5dfe55b9f608f7ce578_zpsec13599e.jpg " My illustration has been ongoing throughout the years in my own projects, pieces that fit with my marketing jobs, and attendance at SCBWI conferences. Now as a freelancer I am putting more emphasis on my illustrating through time and marketing. I work in colored pencil, using the process of burnishing to create soft surfaces, and watercolor, to keep my pieces loose." - Casey Girard  photo 7fbbd110430d98da7eef81a18a014b54_zpscec55046.jpg  photo e386bc832166ed3cff96278cf5898062_zps2fedf022.jpg

Johnson Tsang

 photo openmind-5_zpsf507a505.jpg  photo openmind-4_zps05a46cd8.jpg Incredible ceramic sculptures by Hong Kong based artist Johnson Tsang.  photo openmind-3_zps5fbe5bd4.jpg  photo openmind-2_zps1599af01.jpg

Mihai Criste

 photo 6f3695c9b194b39e31a1d1263725adb0-d4g9hha_zps4ec566ce.jpg  photo 20349063_siski2_zps42d923f5.jpg Some lovely paintings by Romanian surrealist artist Mihai Criste (b. 1975).  photo Portrait_In_Mi_Minor_by_Mihai82000_zps04f7d37d.jpg  photo Mirajulferestrei600_zps785f2091.jpg