Poetic photography by Nádia Maria

Nádia Maria is a photographer living and working in São Paulo, Brazil. Nádia started taking pictures when she was still a child, arranging her dolls and letting them model for her. Over the years she explored the medium more and more, never being able to let it go. Photography is still an important outlet for her, making it possible to share...

Intricate mixed media artworks by Wayne Bertola

Wayne Bertola is an artist living and working in Chicago. When asked about his background Wayne replies: “In response to questions concerning my training and schooling etc. I am, for lack of a better term, self-taught… Influences have ranged from the iconography of Roman Catholicism to the collages of Max Ernst, the constructions of Joseph...

Haunting editorial photography by Ashley Joncas

Ashley Joncas is a multidisciplinary artist from New England, currently living and working in Seattle. After getting her degree in both graphic design and studio art she started her own design studio Art of Ashley. Whether it’s editorial photography, graphic design, post-production or just her eye for a fantastic setting: Ashley offers it all...

Soft, feminine illustrations by Ellen Wilberg

Ellen Wilberg is an artist born and raised in rural Norway, currently living and working in Oslo. Ellen has always been exploring her creativity, attending various courses and schools since she was a child. She found her creative outlet in photography, but nowadays prefers to draw and paint. Ellen’s work is very peaceful: soft and feminine...

Natural self portraits by Amy Haslehurst

Amy Haslehurst is a photographer from Perth, Australia, currently residing in Reykjavik, Iceland. Amy is interested in finding out how humans interact with nature, darkness and emotion, and explores that by staging haunting self portraits in a natural setting. With her self-portraits she looks for a new way to express herself, and explore the...

Disintegrating oil portraits by Jake Wood-Evans

Jake Wood-Evans is an artist from Devon, UK, currently living and working in Hastings. Looking at Jake’s work you might feel a tingle of recognition, the thought that the paintings make you think of something you’ve seen before… Something quite plausible! Inspired by craftsmanship throughout the ages, ranging from the old Baroque masters to...

Patterned illustrations by Daria Hlazatova

Daria Hlazatova is an illustrator from a small village near the Carpathian Mountains. For centuries artists have been inspired by the beautiful nature and dark forests surrounding these mountains, just as Daria’s work and inspiration is rooted there. In her drawings, all super detailed and filled with patterns, she shows all kinds of things...

Graphic mixed media portraits by Monica Marioni

Monica Marioni is a mixed media artist living and working in Italy. Although Monica has always been interested in art (and even enrolled in art school) she also pursued another passion: get a degree in statistical science. Her love for science and mathematics got her to work with industrial techniques, something that enflamed her passion for art...

Cinematic photography by Rodrigo Benatti

Rodrigo Benatti is a multidisciplinary artist from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rodrigo creates all kinds of art, from creative writing to films, from sketches to paintings. Today I want to focus on something else though: his photography. I love how you can see Rodrigo’s background in cinema in his photography, the images could easily be stills from...

Symbolic pen and ink drawings by M. de Vena

M. de Vena, also known as Human Hydra, is an artist living and working in Northern California. M.’s detailed drawings are inspired by symbolism, mythology, deviation, cultural anthropology, gender identity and nature. Stylistically M.’s drawings remind me of traditional Japanese art, or even classic Egyptian murals. The influences combined...

Haunting photography by Daniel Vazquez (American Ghoul)

Daniel Vazquez, online better known under his pseudonym American Ghoul, is an artist living and working in the Bay Area, United States. I accidentally stumbled upon on one of Daniel’s photos of the Siren series (the first series shown below) on Pinterest. Mysterious, veiled and crowned creatures standing in the midsts of a wonderful, bleak...

Melancholic portraits by Krisztian Tejfel

Krisztian Tejfel is an artist living and working in Hungary. Educated in traditional art, Krisztian became curious to see what digital painting could do as well and picked up a digital brush a few years ago. Nowadays he doesn’t stick to one style or technique, many of his pieces are traditional-digital hybrids. His portraits show strong...