CREATIVITY: INSPIRING, FUN, UNEXPECTED
Witty Street Art of OakOak

Witty Street Art of OakOak

I stumbled across the witty street art of OakOak who is described on his website as “a french artist who likes to play with urban elements.”

Realism and Abstraction in Paintings by Alyssa Monks

Realism and Abstraction in Paintings by Alyssa Monks

Alyssa Monks has studied, taught, and exhibited art all around the world, but her paintings zoom in to capture intimate gestures and private moments.

New York City Photographs by Ric Camacho

New York City Photographs by Ric Camacho

Ric Camacho lives in New York City and his photographs capture the beauty and grit of the big apple’s diverse neighborhoods and colorful residents and visitors.

Classic Modern Still Lifes of Jeffrey T. Larson

Classic Modern Still Lifes of Jeffrey T. Larson

Born in 1962 in Minnesota, Jeffrey T. Larson creates classic oil paintings that transform everyday objects into lovely elegant images.

Narrative Oil Paintings by Sylvia Maier

Narrative Oil Paintings by Sylvia Maier

Sylvia Maier is a New York based artist who creates paintings of intimate scenes, moments captured in time.

Rock Paintings by Roberto Rizzo

Rock Paintings by Roberto Rizzo

Roberto Rizzo’s rock paintings are like an updated version of the old pet-rock trend.

Quill Pen Drawings by Joan Linder

Quill Pen Drawings by Joan Linder

Joan Linder creates large-scale quill pen and ink and ballpoint pen drawings filled with woven tactile imagery

Bold Saturated Paintings by Salustiano

Bold Saturated Paintings by Salustiano

Salustiano is an artist based in Seville, Spain who creates striking figurative paintings grouped into red, black, and white color-themed series.

Transformed Objects Wall Installations of Sakir Gokcebag

Transformed Objects Wall Installations of Sakir Gokcebag

It’s not surprising that Sakir Gokcebag has a Ph.D. in art, because his work is very smart. It’s also transformative.

Beautiful Decay Photographs by Peter Lippmann

Beautiful Decay Photographs by Peter Lippmann

Peter Lippmann is a professional photographer who has commissioned his work for Cartier, the New York Times, and Christian Louboutin.

Painterly Portraits of Michael Carson

Painterly Portraits of Michael Carson

Michael Carson graduated from the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Design and worked as a graphic artist before pursuing painting full-time.

Textured Drawings by James Hutchinson

Textured Drawings by James Hutchinson

Born in 1981, James Hutchinson is a British artist who creates textured and graphic pen and ink drawings and paintings.

Photo Collages of Nacho Ormaechea

Photo Collages of Nacho Ormaechea

Nacho Ormaechea is a Spanish artist and graphic designer working in Paris.

Illustrations by Niki Pilkington

Illustrations by Niki Pilkington

Niki Pilkington is a fashion illustrator based in Wales who creates drawings that pop with design and color

Photography by Jeff Colen

Photography by Jeff Colen

Jeff Colen has pursued his passion for photography, capturing a collection of striking and touching portraits and landscapes.

Wall Installations of Ran Hwang

Wall Installations of Ran Hwang

Ran Hwang, a Korean-born artist based in Brooklyn, creates elegant wall installations using ordinary objects from the fashion industry.

Paintings of David Jon Kassan

Paintings of David Jon Kassan

David uses traditional techniques to create sublime and subdued portraits.

Vehicle paintings by Kevin Cyr

Vehicle paintings by Kevin Cyr

Kevin Cyr paints trucks, vans, and cars with an almost photo realist attention to detail. Yet there’s something playful about the images, reminiscent of matchbox toy cars.

Images of Summer

Images of Summer

Here’s a collection of summer images courtesy of Flickr and the Creative Commons.

Ink Drawings of Luke Dixon

Ink Drawings of Luke Dixon

Luke Dixon is a 25 year old graphic artist and illustrator.

Recycled Goods Portraits by Zac Freeman

Recycled Goods Portraits by Zac Freeman

Zac Freeman is resourceful and inventive artist who creates expressive portraits out of recycled junk and found objects.

Female Portraits by Jenny Scobel

Female Portraits by Jenny Scobel

Jenny Scobel was born in 1955 in Ohio and now lives and works in New York City.

Organic Sculptures of John Grade

Organic Sculptures of John Grade

John Grade was born in 1970 in Minneapolis and currently lives and works in Seattle

Mixed media art by Maureen Gubia

Mixed media art by Maureen Gubia

Gubia’s work is completely engaging, beautifully rendered, odd slices of life.

Spring in Photos

Spring in Photos

My favorite season of the year is fall, but spring is here in New York and it’s crisp and beautiful.

Stone Sculptures of Hirotoshi Itoh aka Jiyuseki

Stone Sculptures of Hirotoshi Itoh aka Jiyuseki

Hirotoshi Itoh graduated from Tokyo National Fine Arts University in 1982 and later went into his family business as a stonemason.

Figurative Paintings by Stephanie Rew

Figurative Paintings by Stephanie Rew

Edinburgh, United Kingdom based artist Stephanie Rew started drawing as a child and has been creating figurative art ever since.

Simply Complex Paintings of Pablo Guzman

Simply Complex Paintings of Pablo Guzman

Pablo Guzman is a painter based in Medellin, Columbia who creates playful paintings that push the boundaries between the subject matter and the viewer.

Hyperrealism Paintings of Jason de Graaf

Hyperrealism Paintings of Jason de Graaf

Jason de Graaf was born in Montreal in 1971 and lives and works in Quebec, Canada.

Graphic Black & White Illustrations by Andreas Preis

Graphic Black & White Illustrations by Andreas Preis

Based in Nuremberg, Germany, Andreas Preis creates drawings, illustrations, and graphic designs, and is part of the Electropastet Collective.