I like to create images that generate in the viewer a bit of wonder which catch the eye. For this reason i take pictures, create mosaics and fractals and more.
And this is my stream on flickr:
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Born in Australia in 1982, Kareem Rizk is a Melbourne-based collage artist, illustrator and designer who graduated from Monash University in 2004 with a Bachelor in Visual Communication.
After graduating, Rizk’s creative interests began to turn to fine art and illustration, particularly mixed media collage. While working as a Graphic Designer at Melbourne’s No.1 selling newspaper, The Herald Sun, his interest in collage continued to develop and by 2006 it became a focus of his endeavours.
Since his shift of focus to fine art and illustration in 2006 and his pursuit of developing his style, Rizk has gained extensive international recognition and has been noted as one of the contemporary masters of collage, as well as one of the premier mixed media artists working today.
Working mediums include collage, acrylic, oil pastel, pencil, solvent transfers and acrylic transfers. The work is highly textured and often multi-layered with a nostalgic and weathered quality. Rizk’s works can often be vibrant with colour, while others display a very refined or minimal palette.
Working methods also extend to digital collage with a very gritty and realistic display of texture and layering. The digital work began as an experiment in blurring the line between handmade collage and digital collage.
Other work includes freelance illustration, design and art commissions for various clients including news and editorial publications, galleries, university institutes, the boutique fashion industry and the music and entertainment industry.
Exhibitions include solo shows and group shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Byron Bay, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC, Miami, London, Stockholm, Zurich, Barcelona, Madrid and Milan. Rizk's work has been published in numerous high profile art magazines and books and his work is held in private collections worldwide.
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I started building art through design with digital pixels and vectors. This lead to transparent layers of grayscale and color.
Each piece of digitally designed art is built from colonies of brushes developed in CS5 from previous work.
The brushes evolve the art.
Freelance photographer Tiago Reis was born on June 1 st, 1978 in Oporto. Resident and works in Oporto city.
After accepted by Soares dos Reis School of Arts in Oporto from 1993 to 1996, graduated in Fine Arts - Sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto in 2002.
Attended the Professional Photography Course at the Portuguese Institute of Photography in Porto between 2007 and 2009.
In 2009 creates the art production studio, MTLC Arte - Produções Artísticas, which develops projects in the areas of Photography, Drawing, Painting, sculpture, Sound Design, etc...