Wednesday, 30 September 2009

Blogs we like: Sci-fi-o-rama

Sci-fi-o-rama is dedicated to bloging about cool art, design and illustration with a sci-fi slant. This blog is unashamed about its love of sci-fi/fantasy art and so it should be. There is some great work here.

Tuesday, 29 September 2009

Follow the sun

Solargraphy involves massively long exposures onto black and white photographic paper using a pinhole camera that results in stunning colour images like these. It's pretty simple really.

Monday, 28 September 2009

Red dust = unique imagery

Tom Coates has very kindly pooled together a collection of images on Flickr from the red dust storm that hit Sydney last week. Stunning.

Saturday, 26 September 2009

Daniel Simon

Childhood fantasies of supercars and spaceships are brought to life by Daniel Simon. The car designer turned concept artist has updated his website with new sketches and 3d renders. His clean graphic style has caught the eye of Holywood execs and he is now working on designs for Tron 2. Lucky boy.

Friday, 25 September 2009

Eric Carl

Sans Concept: snazzy design and illustration from Eric Carl. He has a blog too! We love a good blog.

Thursday, 24 September 2009

Racoon Nook

Dreamlike CG imagery from Racoon Nook. Stare at him on Behance, stalk him on Twitter.

Wednesday, 23 September 2009

Troy Paiva

If you didn't already know we love cars and so does Troy Paiva. His photography of American scrap yards is given a contemporary twist with his use of vivid colours. Have a look.

Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Blotter art for freaks

Blotter art has always interested us and the format is such a unique template to design for. The repeat patterns can look amazing and if you know a collector ask to see them up close.

Monday, 21 September 2009

Blogs we like: FFFFOUND!

Strictly speaking this isn't a blog but we won't apologise for that. FFFFOUND! allows people to share their favourite images from across the web and there's plenty to see.

Saturday, 19 September 2009

Francesco Francavilla

Great b-Movie'esque illustrations from Francesco Francavilla. Very cool!

Friday, 18 September 2009

Dubrovnik in 3D

The old city of Dubrovnik created in 3D using nearly half a million images from flickr. This amazing model was lovingly pieced together by the very clever boys and girls at University of Washingtons Graphics and Imaging lab.

Thursday, 17 September 2009

Inventor of the pin up's

George Petty is one of the most famous Pin up girl artists there is, so after our post on Mel Ramos a few weeks ago we thought it's time to give the 'Petty Girls' there own spot.

Wednesday, 16 September 2009

Blogs we like: The impossible cool

It's mainly black and white, it's all iconic and it's effortlessly cool. One of our favourite blogs is 'The Impossible Cool.' which gathers together a collection of iconic shots.

Tuesday, 15 September 2009

Lotus return

This is big… Lotus have just announced their return to F1 for the 2010 season. We're a bit F1 mad here and can't wait to see the iconic green and yellow car back on the grid, true F1 heritage.

Sunday, 13 September 2009

Kim Høltermand

Beautiful and atmospheric photography from Kim Høltermand. More images can be found here and here.

Saturday, 12 September 2009

Do a Pollock

Jackson Pollocks website allows you to draw your very own Pollock, there's an element of randomness to the paint colour but it's all fun.

Friday, 11 September 2009

Kazuki Takamatsu

Kazuki Takamatsu utilises 3D depth information to create unique pieces of art. We like!

Thursday, 10 September 2009

Ralph's work

As a long time fan of Ralph Steadman's work a recent screening of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas triggered a reprisal of our appreciation. He's still going and well worth checking out.

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Blogs we like: Them Thangs

Random, photography, iconic - Them Thangs is a great rolling blog of imagery, check it out now.

Monday, 7 September 2009

Extreme sticky note experiments

Another short film about Post-it notes but very different to the last one we found, we think it's fantastic.

Sunday, 6 September 2009

Jason Freeny

More eclectic 3D art this time from New York based artist Jason Freeny. His toy anatomy work is brilliant. Here is his website and here is his blog.

Saturday, 5 September 2009

Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball is a freelance illustrator and designer from Wales. His unique approach to 3D illustration really caught our eye. Have a look at his website for more eye watering art.

Friday, 4 September 2009

Rankin - Now!

We'll be off to see this exhibition of Rankin's work at the Truman Brewery this week, if you're in the area of London then it's got to be worth a look.

Thursday, 3 September 2009

Google's unusual street views

Everyone's heard of Google Streetview but have you come across any of these images before whilst trying to work out your route?

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

iPhone Photography

After once hearing that Nokia was now the worlds biggest producer of cameras it's no surprise that there are camera phone specific photography awards. We came across the iPhone Photography awards where there's some interesting work to be found.

Tuesday, 1 September 2009

The Dead Weather

A bit slow off the mark with this one. Oh well, better late then never. Here is the video for 'Treat Me Like Your Mother' by The Dead Weather, directed by Jonathan Glazer. Sexy video, great song and some amazing promo images.