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Pet Portraits: How to Turn your Photos into Art

If there is one thing that connects all pet owners it's the love we share for our pets. These animals are so much more than just pets however, they are part of the family. It's customary to display photos of your family members around your home and this tradition should include pets as well. However, if you're looking to take it one step further, you should consider having a custom pet portrait (or two!) created.Stellar Villa is a small business based in Brooklyn, New York that specializes in ...
Tags: Art, Family, Photography, Pets, Gift, Creative, Fun, Cartoon, Portraits, Villa, Affordable, Brooklyn New York, Stellar, The Pet Blog Lady

Astounding and weird aristocratic oil paintings from a smeared reality

British oil painter Ben Ashton creates mind-bendingly beautiful and strange oil paintings in the style of aristocratic portraits from the 18th century. His latest body of work, titled "To Our Glorious Future," is now hanging at the new location of Seattle's Roq La Rue Gallery today through the end of the month. — Read the rest
Tags: Art, Post, News, Artists, Seattle, Paintings, Portraits, Oil Paintings, Ben Ashton, Roq La Rue Gallery

Amazing Ideas to Take Great Selfies With Your Pets

Image source: Pixabay Pictures have always been a storytelling medium. We take photographs everywhere we go to create memories. Since social media became popular, so did selfies. It began with people taking pics while standing in front of mirrors. Today, there are tools to help users hold their smartphones, facing them from a distance. If there’s one thing pet owners love, it’s snapshots of their furry friend. While you may want a picture of both of you, at times, there’s no one to take it for ...
Tags: Photos, Dog, Photography, Selfies, Pets, Training, Portraits, The Pet Blog Lady, Custom Prints, Pixabay Pictures

The Portfolio: Deseni Soobben

Deseni Soobben’s sensibilities have changed over the years, but she keeps revisiting then composition and design techniques she learned from her mentors The post The Portfolio: Deseni Soobben appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Photography, Design, Teaching, Nature, Friday, Portraits, Mentorship, Composition, Concord, Durban University of Technology, Zanele Muholi, Patrick McGee, The Portfolio, Fred Khumalo, Christina Scott, Afrapix Collective

Clone wars / Un air de famille?

THE ORIGINAL? Sony Playstation 2 PS2 – 2000 Click image to enlarge Source : Primé au Club des DA Agency : TBWA Paris (France) LESS ORIGINAL Sony Playstation 5 PS5 “Play has no limits” – 2021 Click on the image to enlarge Source : Agency : Wild FI Buenos Aires (Argentina) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Family, Toys, Entertainment, Advertising, Lookalike, Portraits, Clone, Identity Theft, Swap, Sony Playstation, Clones, Buenos Aires Argentina, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Face Swap, Uncanny

Wordless Wednesday: A Snowball’s Chance in Texas

The post Wordless Wednesday: A Snowball’s Chance in Texas appeared first on BitterSweet.
Tags: Travel, Photography, Texas, Winter, Children, Holiday, Snow, Baking, Portraits, Joy

Super Cool Gift for Dog & Cat Lovers

  This has got to be one of my favorite things now.... My "King Oscar" canvas from   The nice folks offered to create one of their products for me, in exchange for a blog review and I have to say, I'm a very happy Pet Blog Lady. The online instructions are very clear, offering the pet parent options in portrait styles, from THE ADMIRAL and CROWNED KING (My choice...duh) to PETS IN UNIFORM and TV & MOVIE PETS.   Once you've chosen a theme, the website guides you as to what si...
Tags: Dog, Cats, Parents, Pets, Digital, Gift, Painting, Photo, Iconic, Portraits, Canvas, The Pet Blog Lady, Paw

Ryan Zinke Unveils Official Portrait Featuring National Monument He Shrunk

It’s portrait season in Washington, DC. The latest Trump official to get the official portrait treatment is scandal-plagued former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. He unveiled his official portrait (as well as an unofficial joke one) that will serve as a reminder of his greatest accomplishment during his tenure:…Read more...
Tags: Art, Science, Washington Dc, Interior Department, Portraits, Trump, Interior, Ryan Zinke, Trump Administration

Swiss artist makes portraits in shattered glass, then leaves them around Geneva

Simon Berger just needs a hammer and a sheet of safety glass to make a fascinating shattered glass portrait. Here's a cool timelapse of how he does it, though it's interesting that in the other video he works with the glass in place, hammering it vertically. Image: YouTube / AFP News
Tags: Art, Video, News, Glass, Geneva, Fine Art, Portraits, Simon Berger

Online course shows young artists how to make portraits in Kehinde Wiley's style

The pandemic has inspired a slew of great courses for young artists, like this Bite-Sized Art History course that teaches about President Obama's official portraitist Kehinde Wiley and shows young artists how to make their own portrait in his style. Wiley's Obama portrait caused an immediate and unprecedented reaction, according to The Smithsonian: From the moment of their unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery in early 2018, the portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama have become two o...
Tags: Video, Kids, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Wiley, Howto, Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Barack, Kehinde Wiley, Amy Sherald, Obama Portraits, Art Tutorial

Pelosi Orders Removal Of Four Confederate House Speaker Portraits From Capitol

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced on Thursday that, per an order she made, four portraits on display at the Capitol depicting House speakers who served in the Confederacy would be removed. “There is no room in the hallowed halls of Congress or in any place of honor for memorializing men who embody the violent bigotry and grotesque racism of the Confederacy,” Pelosi wrote in a letter to clerk of the House of Representatives Cheryl Johnson on Thursday. The portraits of Robert Hun...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Congress, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Portraits, Capitol, Pelosi, Confederate, Robert Hunter, Cheryl Johnson, Confederacy, Zoë Richards, Pelosi Orders Removal Of Four Confederate House, Robert Hunter VA Howell Cobb GA James Orr SC

The Portfolio: Neo Matloga

The artists shares how his practice has evolved: initially he was an oil painter, but now he works in mixed media, marrying painting with collage The post The Portfolio: Neo Matloga appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Collage, Painting, Drawing, Amsterdam, Friday, Portraits, Portfolio, Black Collages, Neo Matloga

This politician does not exist

Matt Round created an AI-driven face generator specializing in UK Ministers of Parliament: This MP Does Not Exist. The results have the special look of British portrait photography, political culture and nutritional standards, and (unusually for neural-network driven generators) the small pool of source images only heightens the results' inbred luster. Using MPs’ official photos, we trained a neural network to generate a whole new UK Parliament
Tags: Post, UK, News, Ai, Portraits, Matt Round

Photographer Jeannette Montgomery Barron’s “Artist Portraits from the 80’s” at Patrick Parrish Gallery

Mapplethorpe, Basquiat and their contemporaries, captured with intimate intensity With the innumerable retrospectives crisscrossing US museums, and foundations dedicating floor-upon-floor of wall space, one almost cannot escape the current societal obsession with artists from the ’80s. Amidst all the work of Basquiat, Warhol, Haring and their ilk, gallery-goers will still struggle to find women represented. Fascinating then, and valuable, is the exhibition Artist Portraits from …
Tags: Photography, Design, Exhibits, NYC, US, Culture, Photographers, Exhibitions, Portraits, Art Shows, Patrick Parrish Gallery, Photo Exhibits, Jeannette Montgomery Barron, Mapplethorpe Basquiat, Warhol Haring

Diverse Faces Of Siberia: Beautiful Portraits Of The Indigenous People Of Siberian Region Captured By The Photographer Alexander Khimushin

Alexander Khimushin just took a backpack and went to travel around the world. He has been to 84 countries and finally realized that the most interesting about new places are … people. Three years ago he launched the photo-project “The World in Faces” that would show the beauty and diversity of the world through portraits of ordinary people. Alexander ended his project in Siberia where he... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, People, Siberia, Portraits, Alexander, The World, Alexander Khimushin

Someone Found An Old Photo Album Full Of Pics Of This Woman And Hollywood Celebrities In A Thrift Shop

Bruce Willis A thrift shop in Belgium has caused quite a stir on the Internet. People at Opnieuw & Co, a local establishment in Mortsel, discovered an old photo album where a woman posed next to the biggest stars in Hollywood. After they shared some of the pictures, the online community immediately started their investigation. Who was this woman hugging Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie... Source
Tags: Photography, Hollywood, Design, Celebrities, Belgium, Retro, Album, Portraits, Bruce Willis, Hollywood Celebrities In A Thrift Shop, Internet People at Opnieuw Co

Beyond Frieze: Art Highlights in LA

Site-specific installations, large-scale sculpture, surreal digital self-portraits and other must-see work In a few days, Los Angeles will briefly become the center of the art world. With art fairs Frieze, Felix and Art Los Angeles Contemporary in Hollywood and Spring Break in DTLA, the weekend of 14 February is slated to be an exciting one for art enthusiasts. But LA is an art-centric city all year, and …
Tags: Art, Photography, Hollywood, Design, Exhibits, La, Los Angeles, Culture, Sculpture, Exhibitions, Illustrations, Performance, Paintings, Portraits, Art Festivals, Art Fairs

The Superb Figurative Portrait Paintings By Jie Gaoart

Jie Gaoart is a Figurative artist from the United States of America. He specializes in traditional and digital art. Check out some of his figurative art works. “Being confident whatever in drawing or life. Stopping when you do not feel confident about what you need to do, you should not see everywhere, you should not drawing everywhere because we are human being rather than a camera. Source
Tags: Design, Asian, Portraits, Inspirations, United States of America, Jie Gaoart

This Artist Makes Silly Portraits Of Food

Paul Schmid is an award-winning artist, illustrator, and designer who recently started an interesting art project of honoring food by creating its portraits. But these are not your ordinary portraits, because Schmid uses googly eyes to bring his food friends to life. More: Paul Schmid, Instagram, Facebook h/t: boredpanda The artist came up with the idea for this project when he randomly put a pair... Source
Tags: Food, Design, Silly, Portraits, Inspirations, Schmid, Paul Schmid, Paul Schmid Instagram Facebook

These Funnily Terrible Portraits Of Famous People Drawn By This ‘Artist’ Are Awfully ‘Accurate’

There lives a guy in Italy named Matteo Carta. During his work hours, he’s a wedding photographer but in his free time, he’s an aspiring celebrity portrait artist. He uploads his portraits to Instagram and Twitter, and he gets fairly decent attention for his works. More: Instagram, Twitter h/t: boredpanda You see, these portraits are not what you’d expect celebrity drawings to be: Source
Tags: Design, Celebrities, Instagram, Italy, Humor, Hilarious, Portraits, Inspirations, Instagram Twitter, Matteo Carta

Before And After: How The Russian Army Changes Soldiers

Thinner, wiser, hairier… Photographer Yuriy Chichkov took pictures of army conscripts immediately after call-up and a month before demobilization. Here are the results. Portrait photography has always been a special interest of Yuriy Chichkov. Russian and international celebrities, athletes, and politicians captured through his lens have graced the covers of leading Russian magazines. “. Source
Tags: Photography, Design, Russia, Army, Soldiers, Portraits, Yuriy Chichkov

This Artist Paints Portraits Of Strong African-American Women

Tim Okamura is a 51-year-old artist who draws portraits of African-American women representing them in a strong pose. Being half Japanese, the Brooklyn-based artist was much integrated into a large culturally diverse group since he was a little boy. More: Instagram “That part of my work I didn’t intend to be conceptual, but it has challenged people’s ideas of who can represent who through art... Source
Tags: Design, Women, Brooklyn, Portraits, Black, Inspirations, Powerful, Tim Okamura

Facebook removes nearly 1,000 accounts with AI-generated profile photos

When AI-generated faces became more widespread and available, some people feared that these fake portraits could be misused. Well, their fears came true. On Friday, Facebook removed almost a thousand of fake profiles, pages, and groups that used photos generated by artificial intelligence. And according to the sources, all of them were used to push […] The post Facebook removes nearly 1,000 accounts with AI-generated profile photos appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Facebook, Photography, News, Artificial Intelligence, Ai, Deep Learning, Portraits, Neural Networks, Faces, Neural Network

How to shoot ’80s-themed colorful portraits on a budget

If you want to shoot colorful portraits inspired by the ‘80s aesthetic, you’ve come to the right place. Tajreen and Chloe of Tajreen&Co have prepared a fantastic video to give you some guidelines and examples of how to do it. The girls share lots of useful information in a short and concise video. But also, […] The post How to shoot ’80s-themed colorful portraits on a budget appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Budget, Inspiration, Color, Colorful, Portraits, Portrait Photography, Chloe, Tajreen Co, Tajreen

An Artist Painted 40 Creepy Women Portraits In The Last Two Years

According to Vivien Szaniszlo: “My name is Vivien Szaniszlo and painting is an important part of my life. I love to paint woman-themed paintings, portraits with surreal, dark vibes. In my works, I mostly capture the fragile line between life and death. Halloween is around the corner, so I thought I’d share with you my favorite ones from the last two years.” More: Instagram... Source
Tags: Creepy, Design, Women, Paintings, Portraits, Inspirations, Vivien Szaniszlo

Cuban Artist Héctor Frank’s “Color de Cabezas” Exhibit at Toth Gallery

Large-format paintings that probe the human portrait It’s not an exaggeration to say that a trip to Havana often leads to the studio of Héctor Frank. The Cuban artist’s open workplace and the dozens—if not hundreds—of works within speak to the material restrictions of the nation and the creativity birthed from it. Frank often welcomes guests and shares his insights, but his decades-long career stretches …
Tags: Art, Design, Exhibits, NYC, Artists, Exhibitions, Cuba, Galleries, Havana, Portraits, Portraiture, Bryant Toth, Toth Gallery, Bryant Toth Fine Art, Hector Frank

Tanzanian Painter Creates Striking Portraits Of Women

Tanzanian-born artist Sungi Mlengeya’s passion for art sparked at a very young age, at their home in Serengeti where she and her sister would go through the craft pages of their mother’s Woman’s Value magazines looking for something interesting to make. Living inside a national park with electricity only available in the evenings, they would spend all day cutting paper and making crafts in their... Source
Tags: Design, Africa, Women, Portraits, Inspirations

Seven tips to improve your documentary-style portrait photography

Documentary portraits are becoming more popular than ever. While once more the domain of magazine features, they’ve become a lot more widespread over the last few years and can offer insight into a who a person is, rather than just what they look like. In this video, photographer Joris Hermans talks us through his seven […] The post Seven tips to improve your documentary-style portrait photography appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Portraits, Documentary Photography, Street Portraits, Joris Hermans

Amazing Continuous Bent Wire Portraits Installed Around the World In Interesting Outdoor Places

Dutch artist Spenser Little creates amazing bent wire sculptural portraits that he installs outside windows, attached to utility poles, bridges, and other surprising places. Each is made using one continuous piece of wire and has a story attached. Little has put his wonderful portraits all over the world to be discovered at random. More: Instagram h/t: laughingsquid View this post on Instagram # Source
Tags: Design, Portraits, Wires, Spenser Little

This Model Crafts Her Own Photoshoot And Self-Portrait Sets

There are Instagram influencers and models, then there’s @kihmberlie. Kihmberlie, otherwise known in real life as Kimberly Douglas, is what you’d call an artistic soul. She’s the type of person who’s sense of style far transcends that of the average person. Perhaps that’s why she’s been on the up-and-up for quite some time now, inspiring many women from all over the world who eagerly wait for... Source
Tags: Photography, Fashion, Design, Diy, Selfies, Model, Craft, Portraits, Kimberly Douglas