Defaced Character Illustrations by Cosmic Nuggets

2014-11-14


These slick magazine photographs receive colorful facelifts courtesy of Cosmic Nuggets.

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Character Illustrations by Steven Darden

2014-11-13

Comically bizarre and detailed character illustrations by Georgia based illustrator Steven Darden.

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Fluid Paintings by Mark Chadwick

2014-11-12

Using both machinery and happenstance as creative tools, Mark Chadwick captures the motion of swirling paint and hues interacting in his “Fluid Paintings”. These images are details of his colorful works.

“My art practice is concerned by the use of machines in the production of an artwork. With our culture becoming more and more engaged with new technologies, my work questions the implications of handing over control of an artwork to a mechanical device.

With the actions of any machine the result of human intention, I use machines to allow chance to enter the creative process, exploring ideas surrounding authorship, consciousness and interaction.”

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Surreal Collage Artwork by Albane Simon

2014-11-11

Take a trip through the mind-bending collage work of Paris based artist, Albane Simon.

Imagine a world where linear time has lost all relevance. A place where past memories and future visions dance in a familiar present gone awry, this is where nightmares collide with lucid clarity. Touching on topics diverse as : ecology, science, architecture and spirituality… Welcome to the land of eminent art of Albane, the surreal collagist.
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Famous Writers’ Sleeping Habits and Productivity Infographic

2014-11-07

Curious about the correlation between sleeping habits and writers’ productivity, Maria Popova curated this infographic, detailing the waking hour of 37 famous authors, along with information such as the amount of books they wrote, prizes won, and their life span. It was designed by Giorgia Lupi and her team at Accurat. Portraits were illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton.

Popvoa details her process of creating this visualization over at Brain Pickings, where she concludes, “there are countless factors that shape a writer’s creative output, of which sleep is only one…. late risers seem to produce more works but win fewer awards than early birds… no specific routine guarantees success, and the only thing that matters is having a routine and the persistence implicit to one. Showing up day in and day out, without fail, is the surest way to achieve lasting success.”