Bic Illustrations by Mark Powell

2015-02-24

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London based artist Mark Powell uses a bic biro pen to draw detailed characters on random things like magazine covers, envelopes and newspaper clippings. You may recognize some people such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali in these works. The choice of figures and the “canvases” selected, whether significantly connected or not, provide for curious juxtapositions, some, more open to interpretation than others.
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“Kim Jong-Un: Friend Or Foe” by Butcher Billy

2015-01-23

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Brazilian artist Butcher Billy illustrates North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un as pop culture heroes and villains in this project, Kim Jong-Un: Friend Or Foe.

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kim-jong-un-friend-or-foe-mcdonalds

kim-jong-un-friend-or-foe-spiderman

kim-jong-un-friend-or-foe-teletubbies

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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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