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    If your idea of Finland is cold and dark, you’re probably not far off the mark. However, Ossi Saarinen, a Finnish photographer, believes that the country is much more than just that, and he shows another surprisingly enchanting side of his motherland. Ossi brings delightful feelings through his photos of spectacular Finnish nature, especially the...
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    When we last saw professional makeup artist Tal Peleg (see HERE), she had just started stretching the boundaries of traditional eye makeup to make something a little more creative. As a result of our blog she went completely viral, and has come along in leaps and bounds since.  She’s now created quite a collection of...
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    From Seabiscuit to Mr. Ed, some horses have a way of hogging the limelight. But photographer Wiebke Haas gets more up close and personal with more of these majestic creatures in her photo series “Horsestyle” for which she was a shortlist finalist in the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards. The portraits show a variety of...
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    They say “a picture is worth a thousand words”.  On that basis, this spectacular short film entitled “Icons” is worth too many words to count. In conjunction with the Sunday Times, The Making of Icons chronicles a number of past and present day icons all shot in a single piece of film. Directed by Us, “Icons” is...
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    A retired professor, Loretta Kasper works from her home studio in Staten Island, New York City. After starting her artistic development painting in acrylics, and then moving on to test her skills with various other materials, she now concentrates on mixed mediums. “The person who has most influenced my present style, and in fact, who...
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    Digital artist and photographer Gregoire Meyer’s latest work – Shattered – explores the left-brain, right-brain dominance theory.  According to the theory, each side of the brain controls different types of thinking. Additionally, people are said to prefer one type of thinking over the other. For example, a person who is “left-brained” is often said to...
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    Known for her numerous art projects where images are created using everyday objects, artist Red Hong Yi has begun a new series of birds made with flower petals and leaves. You can see many more of her creative birds by following her on Instagram… and while you’re there, make sure you give @artFido a follow as well! Peacock...
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    What’s wrong with today’s society is a popular topic of discussion these days. Usually, technology is at the heart of the issue, but illustrators John Holcroft and Steve Cutts prove modern society is even more problematic than we thought. John Holcroft is a retro illustrator based in England who creates simple 50s inspired art to illustrate serious subjects....
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    Staten Island artist Joseph Reginella is a sculptor and toy designer a Toxic Teddies. He has just created an amazing Jaws themed crib for his infant nephew that makes it look like the little boy is on a boat and being attacked by a shark. Reginella’s crib design was based off of a drawing by...
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    Just in case you didn’t think 3D printers couldn’t print EVERYTHING, think again! Some students at University of Maribor in Slovenia designed a “green” 3D printer, known as PrintGREEN, whose output has the ability to grow grass. The device produces an earthy mixture in a variety of shapes and sizes, allowing you to express your gardening creativity with...
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    Vienna-based photography studio Staudinger + Franke‘s series Barrier consists of stunning portraits of women separated from the viewer by a barrier of water. Simple in concept but executed to perfection, the images put a unique spin on the trend of underwater photography. Ripples of water distort the faces of the women, transforming their visages into beautiful canvases of...
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    At the annual Halloween parade in Kawasaki, Japan, six of the world’s most famous paintings marched their way through the city. Picasso’s “The Weeping Woman,” Vincent van Gogh’s self portrait, Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa,” Edvard Munch’s “The Scream,” and of course Beast Jesus, the art world’s favorite...
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    It is official, 30 year-old Miami based art dealer and art agent, Marcel Katz has become the youngest Salvador Dali dealer in the world. With an eye and sensibility for arts, Marcel Katz has an undeniable flair for identifying and connecting with today’s best artistic talents all around the globe and is naturally gifted in finding...
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    “Why does this always happen to me?” we like to ask this question even after the tiniest mishaps and disappointments. Well, it doesn’t. Coffee spills and power shortages happen to everyone. To remind us that the universe doesn’t have its favorites, London-based artist Natalya Lobanova draws comics about universal everyday struggles we face, and she’s...
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    The guys from Cyanide & Happiness – Dave McElfatrick, Kris Wilson and Rob DenBleyker – are back again with their hilariously dirty brand of comics that will have you rolling in the aisles. They take the Mickey out of everyone and anything, and as a result have amassed millions of followers on Youtube and Facebook....
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    The Travel Photographer of the Year Awards have just been announced for 2018, and boy of boy they are amazing. The jury had a huge task in choosing the winners, with 20,000 photographs submitted from photographers coming from 142 different countries from around the globe. Stefano Pensotti was named the Travel Photographer of the Year...
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