Marvelous Female Portrait Photography by Kai Böttcher

New marvelous portraits by Kai Böttcher, multi-talented photographer and digital artist, who currently studies Virtual Design at Kaiserslautern, Germany. Kai shoots gorgeous beauty and lifestyle portraits with great colors, incredible bokeh, amazing tones and lights. Pretty awesome!

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Artist Spotlight: Emily Lovejoy

More paintings by New Orleans-based artist Emily Lovejoy . See more below. See more images below. Each week our members share their work with us and we highlight the best of these submissions as  Editors’ Picks . If you have work to share, you can learn more about  becoming a member . Source: Artist Spotlight: … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Emily Lovejoy

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Frida Kahlo – Symbolism and Metaphor

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.

Sew your own sarong dresses — and more vintage dress styles — with patterns and fabrics from Gertie

In yesterday’s story about sarong dresses, rompers and cabana sets ala Alfred Shaheen for Unique Vintage , a reader commented that famed pattern designer Gertie also has a sarong dress pattern — so if you have the skills, you can sew your own. Source: Sew your own sarong dresses — and more vintage dress styles … Continue reading Sew your own sarong dresses — and more vintage dress styles — with patterns and fabrics from Gertie

Erotic Mehndi model sitting on bed

“Erotic Mehndi”: The Incredible Henna Art By Mary Ginkas

Erotic henna is a new form of art that celebrates the feminine body, highlighting the natural beauty of women, usually done around the chest, belly, legs and back, it became popular when the work of the Russian henna artist Mary Ginkas

Diversity Avatars: 30 Free Icons

Description & details Here we have a nice collection of 30 free icons that capture the beauty and diversity of people and cultures around the world. All icons were crafted with great attention to details and come in multiple sizes and formats. If you enjoy this free sample, be sure to check out the full collection of Diversity Avatars. Format: … Continue reading Diversity Avatars: 30 Free Icons

Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

These intricate portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters are made entirely from paper, cut in different layers and using various colours and textures to emulate the strokes of a paintbrush. Crafted by Robbin Gregorio, an illustrator and designer from the Philippines, the attention to detail is impressive and certainly demonstrates a patient and … Continue reading Intricate papercut portraits of our favourite Game of Thrones characters

Le Domino Rose – colour palette

Le Domino Rose by John Humphreys Johnston

Red Nude – colour palette

Renato Marino Mazzacurati was an Italian painter and sculptor and was identified with the Roman School.  During his productive career, he represented the artistic currents of Cubism, Expressionism and Realism.  I call this colour palette Red Nude.

Coco Chanel – quote

Coco Chanel had a simple philosophy from which she never departed: "There is time for work and time for play; that leaves no other time." 

16 travel illustrations from the 1960’s

I created these illustrations from a number of old newspapers from the 1960's.  The images have been isolated from travel sections of newspapers.  They are lovely and clean when viewed on their own.

that smile!

that smile! Source: that smile!

Mainbocher, spring 1958 collection: wool suit with a halter top of lace over shantung. Read more: http://www.fashionencyclopedia.com/Le-Ma/Mainbocher.html#ixzz3U4CoHidH

Such Great Heights – 25 Jan 2017 – Flickr

  Dedicated to the love of my life. Enjoying every trip we make together and full of anticipation to our first travel to Scotland in April. Btw. the title is from one of my favourite songs of all time. "Such Great Heights" from The Postal Service.

The Tear by Bob Cargin Photography

The Tear by Bob Cargin Photography Copyright Bob Cargin Bob Cargin Photography: Photos Source: The Tear by Bob Cargin Photography

Cereal – Woman Writing

Source: Cereal

Artist of the Day: Silki Doodle

Discover the art of Silki Doodle, Cartoon Brew's Artist of the Day. The post Artist of the Day: Silki Doodle appeared first on Cartoon Brew . Source: Artist of the Day: Silki Doodle

The need to belong (+ a new project in the works)

When I was in primary school, a few of my classmates would start up not-so-secret clubs, and inevitably they’d have all the cool kids in it. Knowing that there was a secret club (they did a crap job of covering it up, really), I was bewildered – why wasn’t I invited? Source: The need to … Continue reading The need to belong (+ a new project in the works)

Smile Inducing Portrait Photography

Smile Inducing Portrait Photography ibby Jan 13, 2017 Our heartstrings received a big tug when we came upon a collection of portrait photography shot by Turkish travel photographer Mehmet Genç . We're a bit late to pick up on the work but couldn't resist sharing such a moving project that will surely bring a smile … Continue reading Smile Inducing Portrait Photography

Portraits and Skin Tones Part 2

Hello and Happy New Year to you all. I am going to keep the writing here somewhat brief. I will let the images do most of the speaking for me. I moved further up in Longitude with regards to the skin tones this month. Here are the reference photos I used. Source: Portraits and Skin … Continue reading Portraits and Skin Tones Part 2

Female paste-up street art, Newtown

Who am I?

I found a new piece of street art on the corner of Goddard Street and Bailey Street, Newtown.  I would love to know who she is, I was thinking Etta James or Nina Simone.  Any help here would be greatly appreciated.