Month: August 2012

Daehyun Kim

Daehyun Kim, also known as monasssi, is a young illustrator from Seoul, South Korea. Kim draws with a beautiful minimalistic approach. He shows an underlying theme of identity and human relationships with a background discipline in traditional Korean painting. Have a look at his entire portfolio here. So amazing!

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Water Wigs by Tim Tadder

In a recent series of photos called Water Wigs, L.A. photographer Tim Tadder captured impressive shots of bald men getting pounded with water balloons on the head while lit with triad colors. The water flows around their shiny heads looking like their missing hair. The technical aspects of the photos is quite tricky. Capturing the difference between a balloon exploding in the right place and the wrong place comes down to just milliseconds.

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Islands by Reinhard Krug

Reinhard Krug is an award-winning art director based in Hamburg, Germany. His latest project entitled Islands, is a series of prints of floating cities, including London, Berlin, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Sydney, Cape Town and New York. Krug’s urban portraits depict iconic cities in abstract isolation, he describes this series by saying, “Im a big fan of large cities, and it always fascinates me how they’re little worlds in their own sense”.

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Interview with Anastassia Elias

Typically working in the mediums of painting and illustration, Paris-based artist Anastassia Elias recently started to create charming miniature worlds inside recycled toilet paper rolls. Her project entitled Rouleaux features diorama-like depictions of special moments. We wanted to know a bit more about her and her project and interviewed her this week.

Read our interview with the lovely Anastassia after the jump!

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Bursting Soap Bubbles by Fabian Oefner

Switzerland-based photographer Fabian Oefner must have a lot of patient. In his photo series Iridient he explores the art of bubble-bursting using high-speed flash photography. It took him a couple of hundred shots to capture the moment when the bubble ruptures. For the bubbles he used a funnel of a sugar dispenser to create the soapy air pockets, to achieve the famous spectrum of colors for what bubbles are known for, he placed lights around the bubbles from every possible angle. Gorgeous!

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