Alexis Perevoschikov

Alexis Perevoschikov surreal Russia people black and white

Alexis Perevoschikov surreal Russia people black and white

Alexis Perevoschikov surreal Russia people black and white

Alexis Perevoschikov surreal Russia people black and white

Some really fun, high contrast shots from Russian photographer Alexis Perevoschikov. (via 2headedsnake)

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Wire Sculptures by Gavin Worth

Wire Sculptures by Gavin Worth wire sculpture illustration

Wire Sculptures by Gavin Worth wire sculpture illustration

Wire Sculptures by Gavin Worth wire sculpture illustration

Wire Sculptures by Gavin Worth wire sculpture illustration

Artist Gavin Worth has followed a road less traveled (or perhaps, more traveled). He was born in Zimbabwe in 1981, grew up in Las Cruces, New Mexico and then lived for nearly a decade in San Francisco where he found work as an actor and musician before leaving for Cairo, Egypt to teach at the American International School. He never attended art school, and in his spare time has nurtured a lifelong obsession with drawing, painting, and sculpture. Via his website:

By bending black wire into something of freestanding line drawings, I create sculptures that engage the viewer by involving them in their subtle changes. When the light in the room shifts, so does the mood of the piece. A breeze might softly move an arm. My wire sculptures tell stories of simple human moments: a woman adjusting her hair, a face gazing from behind tightly wrapped arms, a mother gently cradling her baby. The honest, unguarded moments are the ones that I find to be the most beautiful.

These are essentially line drawings done with wire and are amazingly perfect. (via my modern met)

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We Are All Part of the Same Thing

We Are All Part of the Same Thing typography thread posters and prints

We Are All Part of the Same Thing typography thread posters and prints

We Are All Part of the Same Thing typography thread posters and prints

We Are All Part of the Same Thing typography thread posters and prints

We Are All Part of the Same Thing typography thread posters and prints

Australian artist Dominique Falla created this stunning thread and nail poster as an entry for this year’s Positive Posters competition. Via the Tactile Typographer:

The idea was born because I wanted to enter the Positive Posters competition and I wanted to do some wound string, so the concept of an interlocking network was born. I came up with a phrase, set it in trusty Helvetica, worked out how the nail grid would have to work, then I spent 6 hours nailing little tiny nails into an MDF board (I had a little help from passersby in the workshop) and another 4 hours winding coloured cotton and hey presto.

If you ask me it sounds like the poster competition has a winner. Head on over to Positive Posters to give it a vote. (thnx, dominique!)

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Root Sculptures by Kim Sun Hyuk

Root Sculptures by Kim Sun Hyuk sculpture nature faces

Root Sculptures by Kim Sun Hyuk sculpture nature faces

Root Sculptures by Kim Sun Hyuk sculpture nature faces

Root Sculptures by Kim Sun Hyuk sculpture nature faces

I’m enjoying these metallic sculptures depicting human root systems by South Korean artist Kim Sun Hyuk from his series Drawn by Life. Unfortunately I couldn’t find better images, but I think this gets the idea across. (via neolook)

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Embroidered Wine Stains

Embroidered Wine Stains wine textiles illustration embroidery

Embroidered Wine Stains wine textiles illustration embroidery

Embroidered Wine Stains wine textiles illustration embroidery

Amelia Harnas creates these delicate portraits using a combination of embroidery and wine stains. Via her website:

These portraits are created either by using a wax resist (much like batiks) and repeated wine stains with embroidery as a reinforcing drawing over the original design or wine on paper with machine sewing. These are my first experiments using wine, and I am excited to continue expanding upon these first results.

It’s amazing to see the amount of control she has using the liquid, as is especially noticeable in the first piece. See several more pieces in her wine stain series here. Big thanks to Zum Zum for submitting this!

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A New Hyper Collage from Colin Johnson

A New Hyper Collage from Colin Johnson paper giant collage

A New Hyper Collage from Colin Johnson paper giant collage

A New Hyper Collage from Colin Johnson paper giant collage

Collage artist Colin Johnson (previously) has outdone himself in this recently completed collage entitled Everything and Nothing using hundreds of delicately sliced paper objects mounted on wood.

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Custom Polargraph Drawings

Custom Polargraph Drawings drawing machines drawing automatic

Custom Polargraph Drawings drawing machines drawing automatic

Custom Polargraph Drawings drawing machines drawing automatic

Custom Polargraph Drawings drawing machines drawing automatic

Custom Polargraph Drawings drawing machines drawing automatic

Mechanical drawing madman Sandy Noble (previously) continues to crank out great polargraph drawings, but has taken the artform in two new directions. First you can now order customized polargraph prints directly via Etsy, all you have to do is provide the imagery. And, for the more robotically inclined (ie. hardcore), Noble helps you buy or build one of the devices for endless squiggly drawing fun.

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