Revisit: The Blow Your Mind Embroidery of Daniel Kornrumpf!

Here is a revisit of some fantastic work by artist/crafter Daniel Kornrumpf… Daniel Kornrumpf has a pretty impressive pedigree. He received a BFA from Kutztown University, in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. He also has an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He’s even had work shown at the Cambridge Art Association […]

More Lounge Inspired Art by Artist Remi LaBarre! Part 2

Art by Remi Labarre. All rights reserved.

Artist Remi Labarre has a dynamic painting style. So dynamic in fact, I felt the need to double up my posts featuring his work. So here it is, more of LaBarre’s beautiful art… “When I saw his work I was quickly struck by the harsh, almost brutal, brushstrokes. Labarre’s ability to hack out just enough background […]

Revisit: If Tom Waits Was a Painter! The Lounge Inspired Art of Remi LaBarre! Part 1

Art by Remi Labarre. All rights reserved.

Artist Remi Labarre has a style of painting that conjures up piano bars, lounge acts and old-world cafes. But more than that, his signature style evokes the feeling and emotions of a bygone age. When I saw his work I was quickly struck by the harsh, almost brutal, brushstrokes. Labarre’s ability to hack out just enough […]

Drug Inspired Portraits: Artist Bryan Lewis Saunders!

I’m sure some of you have seen this project, by Artist Bryan Lewis Saunders on Facebook. If you haven’t… (or even if you have!) this is a series of portraits created while on various drugs. Here is what Saunders has to say about the project on his page: “After experiencing drastic changes in my environment, […]

The Fabulous Cardboard Portraits of Giles Oldershaw!

I found this awesome, stencil-like portrait art by Artist Giles Oldershaw over at one of my favorite websites (and sources of all things odd!) odditycentral.com. Spooky knows how to find some fantastic stuff! He writes, in part, this about Oldershaw… “He begins by drawing the outlines of his portraits on a piece of cardboard with […]

If Tom Waits Was a Painter! The Lounge Inspired Art of Remi LaBarre!

Art by Remi Labarre. All rights reserved.

Artist Remi Labarre has a style of painting that conjures up piano bars, lounge acts and old-world cafes. That’s likely because they seem to be the focal point of his art. But more than that, his signature style evokes the feeling of a bygone age. When I saw his work I was quickly struck by […]

Ashes To Ashes To Portrait!

From Fire To Portrait Since it’s Zombie Jesus Day (or something like that), I thought I’d go with a fitting tone for today’s article. Raven J. Collins, a 37 year old visual Artist, specializes in hand drawn portraits that incorporate human ash. It is a final tribute to a lost loved one. Her inspiration for […]