To celebrate Valentineâ€™s Day, I have selected Tejal Patniâ€™s 2014 Calendar,”In Love with Fashion.” It was photographed for one of Middle Eastâ€™s largest fashion retailers, Splash, and it is all about showing current trends from the runways. The most stunning image is “Love Floral” shown above, which elaborately mixes patterns in an aesthetic way, and […]
Spanish photographer David Oliete captures stunning photos at the biannual event Concurs de Castells in Tarragona, Catalonia. Teams of people in color-coordinated shirts are aligned and united to create a foundation for a human tower of six to 10 levels. The higher and more elaborate the tower is, the more points each group receives. Photos […]
Currently working at Tattoo Crew Production, Pierluigi Deliperiâ€™s art style is different than his colleagues because of its geometric nature. His psychedelic patterns become three-dimensional and appear movement flowing on the body, and he inks traditionally in black, or black and red. You can view colored photos at his Facebook page.
Japanese artist Alucky (a.k.a. Kenji) specializes in black-dot tattoos that combine various influences like fractal, psychedelic and tribal art.
Italian artist Marco Galdo is known for his modern take on tribal tattoos with a fusion of geometrical shapes. He inks mainly with a stippling (dot) technique, and his work has a “wow” factor due to his balanced combination of flat patterns with 3D blocks and mazes.
Passionate about modern architecture, Bernhard Rateike takes photos that highlight constructions with a balance of geometric shapes, patterns, colors, and more.
Tattooist Gerhard Wiesbeck has quite a few fans on Facebookâ€”having received from 500 to 2,000 likes for many of his designs. The majority of his work is in black ink, or black and red. Wiesbeckâ€™s intricate patterns combined with bold shapes remind me of Roxx TwoSpiritâ€™s and Nazareno Tuberoâ€™s tattoo art.
What is interesting about Rachael Asheâ€™s paper cutouts is, she not only creates two-dimensional art but also makes three-dimensional sculptures. Her transparent boxes have a wow factor with the overlaid organic patterns, and when light peeks through, the shadows create a 4th element to each piece.
These are the beautiful sketchbook drawings of Mira Sjogren. The artist uses various materials like graphite, marker and paint to produce different textures and shading. And she creates an interesting balance by combining smooth-filled portraits with elaborate patterned backgrounds. Many of Sjogrenâ€™s images are positioned in landscape page view, however, she has done some in […]
Was street artist Curiot listening to Bjork while he was painting? Some of his characters look like they could be in one of her videos. The real influences are actually related with Mexican cultureâ€”from folklore to saturated colors and geometric shapes found in traditional pottery.