Oscar Chavez

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Codeus – Premium WordPress Theme

Codeus, a premium WordPress theme for multi-purpose.<p>The <b>Codeus theme</b> has been designed by the creative guys of CodexThemes. Codeus is a premium …

Web Design

Moving On: A Stop-motion Music Video for ‘James’ Made with Yarn by Ainslie Henderson | Colossal

<p>Moving On is the latest stop-motion video from BAFTA-nominated animator, writer, and director Ainslie Henderson. The clip was created as a music …

Traditional Porcelain Figurines Covered in Colorful Tattoos

These delicate and dainty porcelain female figurines, entitled <i>The Painted Ladies</i>, have a bit of a modern twist to them. Created by Scotland-based artist Jessica Harrison, each meticulously sculpted form has soft features, pastel gowns, and the glossy skin of a traditional, handcrafted collectible. …

Tattoos

Surreal Body Painting Art by Carolyn Roper

Carolyn Roper is a professional make-up artist and body painting artist who's won multiple awards including World Body Painting Champion and CIBTAC Body Artist of the Year. Based in London, the artist's work is constantly featured in television advertisements, music videos, magazines and newspapers …

What You’ll Look Like At 100

In our heavily Botoxed culture, it’s rare to see images that present aged skin as beautiful. That’s part of what makes Missouri-based photographer Anastasia Pottinger’s ongoing series, “Centenarians,” so powerful. In these black-and-white shots of people over the age of 100, the skin, close-up and …

Exquisite Portraits Reveal Beauty of People 100+ Years Old

Photographer Anastasia Pottinger's series <i>Centenarians</i> features exquisite black-and-white portraits of people who are over 100 years old. It all started when a 101-year-old woman offered to sit for her, with one caveat – she would do anything as long as she couldn't be identified through the images. …

A Bar Built From Shipping Containers

We’ve seen what can be done with shipping containers in the past, from tiles to temporary spaces to homes, and now North Arrow Studio, along with …

Jaw-Dropping Pen and Ink Cityscapes That Seem to Sprawl into Infinity by Ben Sack | Colossal

<p>With meticulous determination and a steady hand, artist Ben Sack picks up a black 0.05 Staedtler pigment liner pen and begins to draw the dense, …

Inotherm's Front Doors Put Yours to Shame

I bet you didn't realize this, but your front door sucks. Yes, it does. It's made out of steel or wood or even worse, steel disguised to look like …

A Sprawling Wall-Sized Mural Drawn With Only a Black Sharpie by Sean Sullivan | Colossal

<p>After 7 long months of obsessively scribbling away on a large wall, artist Sean Sullivan “threw in the towel,” in part because he had exceeded his …

The Most Unfortunate Design Flaws in the Human Body

Sometimes evolution is stupid, and the human body is proof. Here are the most problematic physical and behavioral "scars of evolution" we humans have …

Human Anatomy

Hybrid Medical Animation’s X-Ray Body in Yoga Motion

X-ray Body in Motion – Yoga from hybrid medical animation on Vimeo.<p>As an art director at my previous job at a pharmaceutical advertising agency, I had the great opportunity to work with and use the incredible talent of Hybrid Medical Animation. They recently developed a shading system that achieves …

Fernanda Uribe – Organ Embrace

Mexican artist Fernanda Uribe created this series of beautifully delicate anatomical paintings titled <i>Abrazos/Dasein</i>. Abrazos meaning hugs in Spanish and Dasein meaning existence in German.<p>Fernanda explains the meaning,<p>Through the deconstruction of the self the viewer becomes aware of its …

Andres Diaz Body

Stumbled across this piece on Behance by Bogotá based Andres Diaz. He’s a scientific illustrator with a truly unique style in the field. Looking forward to seeing more of his work!

KitLocate, a journey from foundation to acquisition

A quick bit of market research confirmed the market to be huge - and just like that, KitLocate was born

Holy Cow: Tech Designer Whips Up a Business Card That You Can Use to Play Tetris!

That the business card is dead, or at least dying, is no secret. At any trade fair I've been to in the past few years, exhibitors would rather scan …

From the 'You Can Draw With Anything' Department: Seung Mo Park's Gorgeous Steel Mesh Portraits

While Chuck Close's tool of choice was the pencil, artist Seung Mo Park makes his marks with a very different medium: Stainless steel mesh.<p>By …

3 Reasons Why Co-Making Is The Future Of Branding

The explosive success of the Taco bell Doritos Locos Taco shows that it’s time for brands to collaborate to create real breakthroughs.<p>Eleven of the most notable technology brands in the world–Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, Intel, Cisco, HP, Oracle, SAP, Dell, and Adobe–together filed more then …

Visual Identity Process: The PopChicken Gourmet Express

The design process behind visual identities are always inspiring. It's never enough to have references about how designers tackle the difficult task …

Musical Anatomy – Illustrations by Shawn Feeney

Musical Anatomy – Illustration Series.<p>Shawn Feeney is a San Francisco Bay Area based artist and illustrator. His drawings mostly embody music, …

San Francisco Bay Area

Adventures of a LEGO Photographer Taken with an iPhone

Just about everybody loves LEGOS. The building blocks are great inspiration for a life-sized Star Wars X-Wing Starfighter replica; they inspire hilarious poster illustrations; and, recently, they have been fun to watch in animation at the movie theater.<p>Photographer Andrew Whyte has found a new way …

Lego

Incredible Brick Sculptures by Brad Spencer

Reidsville, North Carolina-based artist Brad Spencer works with bricks to produce eye-catching, figurative sculptures. Each piece of work in the sculptor's growing collection is an intriguing look at a common medium used in an unconventional way. The fact that bricks are typically an architectural …

Sculpture

The EXSTINCTOR Sculpture by Kidult

Controversial street artist Kidult is known for his use of a fire-extinguisher as a tool for tagging buildings. His manifesto is against commercialization and consumerism, targeting big luxury brands like Chanel and Marc Jacobs. The Exstinctor is a dark sculpture of what he calls his tool of mass …

“If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education

Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good. In 2010, they left San Francisco in an Airstream trailer to embark on the Design Revolution Road Show, hitting 35 cities in 75 days. Miller and Pilloton’s next project, Studio H -- …

Farmers Market

Pin-Up Inspired Illustrations by Julianna Brion

Pin-Up inspired Illustration Series.<p>Baltimore-based artist Julianna Brion studied illustration at MICA. Nowadays, she operates her own design and …

River WordPress Theme

River – Multi-Purpose WordPress Theme.<p>The <b>River</b> WordPress theme was made for multi-purpose. It’s responsive and retina ready. The River theme is …

Photorealistic Graphite Drawing Pays Tribute to M.C. Escher

South African artist Jono Dry produces amazingly detailed large-scale pencil drawings that merge surrealism with a touch of realism. The completely self-taught artist is continually inspired by images and objects in his daily life. Using just graphite on paper or board, he produces powerfully …

Hyperrealistic Self-Portraits by Eloy Morales

Spanish painter Eloy Morales creates large hyperrealistic oil paintings of himself with smears of paint and shaving cream across his face. This messy addition causes light to catch and reflect in unusual ways. Eloy patiently works through tiny sections at a time, filling in paint and blending as he …

Art

Majestic Life-Size Horses Made of Scavanged Driftwood

British-born James Doran-Webb created these incredible life-size horses out of salvaged driftwood as a part of an ongoing series of animal sculptures. Fascinated by the representation of motion in sculpture, he strives to generate a strong sense of energy in every animal he makes.<p>Having lived for …

Sculpture