Tag: painting

Ethereal Black and White Watercolor Paintings by Elicia Edijanto

Elicia Edijanto is an Indonesian artist currently living in Jakarta. In an ongoing series, the painter and graphic designer captures the unique connection between animals and children using only black and white watercolors. Children are seen standing alongside creatures of the wild like elephants, wolves and bears with peace and confidence. The dreamlike-scenes are both…

Artist’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Documented Through Gripping Self-Portrait Paintings

Artist William Utermohlen (1933 – 2007) was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 1995. In a gripping series of self-portrait paintings, we see Utermohlen’s battle with Alzheimer’s documented through his evocative artwork. It is not known if the artist’s final series of self-portraits are a reflection of his physical skills deteriorating or the resulting mental anguish…

This Guy Paints Random Characters Into Old Thrift Store Paintings

David Irvine is the talented artist behind the Gnarled Branch. The self-professed illustrator and crafter is known for his whimsical furniture, his Gothic sculptures and what he describes as ‘Re-Directed Paintings’. Featured below is his ongoing series of re-directed paintings where Irvine finds old and/or discarded thrift store paintings and revives them by adding a…

Heroes and Villains as Flemish Portrait Paintings

In Super Flemish, French photographer Sacha Goldberger depicts heroes and villains in the style of formal oil paintings from the Flemish school of portraiture. The project was a huge collaboration involving costume designers, make-up artists, stylists and models. The series premiered at the Grand Palais in Paris recently, paying homage to Flemish masters like Vermeer…