Artist and comic creator Sutu, aka Stu Campbell, explored the use of AR as a storytelling tool in his 2014 comic “Modern Polaxis.” Now he’s taking the technology he and his business partner Lukasz Karluk developed even further, exploring its use as a tool for artistic expression. His latest project is called “Prosthetic Reality,” an art book that features the work of 45 artists from around the world. Each artwork, when viewed through the free EyeJack app for iOS and Android, comes to vivid life, with a colourful animation and soundscape that reveals a deeper meaning.
‘Über Freaks’ takes place deep in the heart of Berlin, and chronicles what it’s like to be part of a close knit group, who get their kicks by roping down buildings with the barest of safety precautions, climbing buildings by way of their exteriors, and lock-picking their way through the whole of the city and its Metro stations. The film can be considered a joyride for the viewer, as they are finally granted a backstage pass to the exclusive and hectic lifestyle of the Berlin Kidz, being privy to a whole world of adrenaline and thrill seeking that occurs just outside their apartment windows.
Watch this impressive sculpture demonstration by Professor Sarath Chandrajeewa from dean Faculty of visual arts, university of visual and performing art in Sri Lanka and Professor Cao Chang Xu from central academy of fine arts from Beijing, China. The two created a sculpture of each other at the same time!
Watch artist Mirjana Kika Milosevic as she transforms herself into a wooden puppet doll relying entirely on makeup artistry techniques and illusion. The Serbian native’s makeup transformation is easily one of the best makeup transformations on YouTube earning her the national NYX FACE Award in the optical illusions category.
You’ve never seen Mike Ehrmantraut from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul like this before. Created by Natalie of Sideserf Cake Studio in Austin, Texas, this incredible cake perfectly captures Mike Ehrmantraut’s persona. This cake sculpture is so realistic!
Comprised of five condo units – four two-bedrooms and one one-bedroom – that is perched atop the Eastern Columbia Building, a 1930 art deco structure in Downtown Los Angeles known for its four-sided clock tower, Depp originally purchased all the units for $7.2 million USD in a series of transactions between 2007 and 2008 and features a mural by Brazilian street artists Os Gemeos as well as several private terraces.
Only a few years ago body marbling was limited to polishing nails, but now – thanks to Black Light Visuals – you can paint your entire physique at music festivals. The process is as simple as 1-2-3: you cover your hand with salt water (it lets the paint stick), then you let it dry while an artists prepares a tub of paint, and finally you dip it into that tub.
According to Vrellis’ website, a single piece of thread is run from one anchor point to another along the circumference of the loom in straight lines 3,000 to 4,000 times until the portrait — which each require 1-2 kilometers of thread — is completed. He calls the project A New Way To Knit.
A pair of twin sisters claim Kim Kardashian is their artistic inspiration after creating a series of paintings based on her sex tape. Artists Allie and Lexie Kaplan – who work together and refer to themselves as The Kaplan Twins. The 23-year-olds, who are originally from New Jersey and now live in Los Angeles, told Elite Daily in an interview that the concept started as a ‘funny’ idea that they hope will ‘generate a conversation’. What do you guys think, rate or hate?
Miami-based artist Douglas Hoekzema, AKA Hoxxoh, creates epic kaleidoscopic murals. By layering different colored continuous rings, he turns plain walls into hypnotizing next dimensional murals that look like they could suck you into a whole new world. Watch this amazing timelapse that will have you mesmerized. Instagram
Khyzyl Saleem is an illustrator and concept artist based in Manchester and his work is absolutely mind blowing. One quick glance at Saleem’s website shows just how good he is: the page is covered in insane, futuristic vehicles that wouldn’t look out of place in some new blockbuster video game. His pieces often take modern vehicles and splice them with space age tech and vivid, colourful paint jobs. He recently was interviewed over at Speed Hunters, so if you’d like to learn more, go and check it out.
He goes by the name AK47 – and that’s about as delicate as the self-described “art terrorist” gets. Making its world premiere Sunday at The Tribeca Film Festival, The Banksy Job profiles street artist AK47 – real name Andy Link – in his incredibly complex attempt to steal a Central London artwork by fellow (and much more famous) artist Banksy. Why? Because Banksy refused to sign his damn print.
“A once in a lifetime woodworking project. It was one of the best, most rewarding experiences of my life. There is nothing I can’t build now.” – The Samurai Carpenter.
“One continuous shot following graffiti writer Sofles on a wander through Melbourne. This video was made possible to an amazing group of people, who came together to help us celebrate and pay homage to the Collingwood and Fitzroy area of Melbourne. Our goal was to create one continuous drone shot, captured in one take. The amazing team from Swarm UAV pulled it off.” – Sofles.
Bryan Lewis Saunders made a whole collection of self-portraits while tripping on drugs, ranging from anti-depressants, to salvia, to prison wine. Within weeks of starting this project, he “became lethargic and suffered mild brain damage”. Let’s start off with the painting above, created while on G-13 marijuana.