Taking hyper-realism to the next level

By artfido / June 25, 2013 / 2 Comments

We’ve showcased a number of seriously talented hyper-realistic painters in the past, but have just been introduced to one who has stopped us dead in our tracks. We cannot find words to describe the amazing talents of Italian artist Emanuele Dascanio, so we’ve chosen some of our favorite images from his most recent body of […]

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Amazing Toilet Paper Roll Sculpture

By artfido / June 24, 2013 / 2 Comments

If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in 2009/2010 with her wonderful back-lit paper dioramas inside of toilet paper tubes. Today she announced a new book titled Rouleaux containing photos of 67 original works spanning 2009-2012. You can pick it up over […]

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Windswept images of dogs flying through space

By artfido / June 23, 2013 / 1 Comment

USA-based Benjamin Grelle is a blogger known by his Internet moniker, The Frogman. He has recently published some pictures of dogs, that seem like they are flying through space in a spacecraft. The series is titled Warp Dogs, and in it, several different real dogs seem to be flying through a space orbit. These images were created by cleverly digitally […]

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If Star Wars Characters Were Brands…

By artfido / June 23, 2013 / 1 Comment

New Zealand-based illustrator – and ‘Star Wars’ fan, we assume- Barn Bococks imagined some of the characters and alliances of the galaxy far, far away as brands pitted against each other. In ‘Brand Wars: Rebel VS Imperial’, the logos of famous brands such as Nike, Reebok, and Pizza Hutt get reinterpreted with the likes of the Sith, Jedi, Han […]

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An A-Z poster of great modern artists

By artfido / June 22, 2013 / 1 Comment

If you are a fan of modern art, this print is made for you. English graphic designer Andy Tuohy has created a striking A-Z print where the letters are represented by 26 of the greatest modern artists in history. Including legendary personalities like Frida Kahlo and Pablo Picasso, this alphabet poster for art-lovers also features lesser known artists like […]

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Amazing photos of baby animals in the womb

By artfido / June 22, 2013 / 2 Comments

We’ve all seen ultrasound pictures of human babies, but the animal pictures that follow go way beyond the grainy, black and white images we are used to. These amazing photos of baby animals in the womb were captured by scientists using a combination of high-tech ultrasound scans, tiny cameras and computer graphics, and were featured on National […]

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Hyperrealistic Rainy Winter Windshield Drawings by Elizabeth Patterson

By artfido / June 21, 2013 / 1 Comment

As the Southern Hemisphere shivers through Winter, we thought we’d showcase the fascinating works of artist Elizabeth Patterson who has challenged herself to recreate the absurdly complex formation of water droplets on rain-streaked windshields. Her ongoing series titled Rainscapes blends drawing, hyperrealism, and traditional landscape techniques resulting in images that can be seen as both real and abstract. Patterson […]

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Selling art online - to fee or not to fee

Selling art online – to fee or not to fee?

By artfido / April 1, 2013 / 0 Comments

When we launched artFido.com in May of 2012 we knew it wouldn’t be easy. Getting artists to consider selling art online through a completely new site, an online gallery unattached to any existing auction platform or bricks and mortar art house was a big ask. So, to remove any impediment to trial, to giving the […]

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