Oil painting based on photo.

Jyothi Tatter: What is Kanye West's best Album ?


5. 808s and Heartbreaks

Only Kanye can take something like auto-tune and create something as good as 808s and Heartbreaks. Despite me ranking this as his weakest album, I still think it’s one of the best hip-hop records of the 2000s. It showed a much darker and complex side to Kanye that his…


A Monochromatic Farewell to a Condemned House in Germany


Two-faced, Sebastian Bieniek


Pointillism, the technique of creating art with dots has been around for centuries. Once derided as a lesser art form, the technique later found legitimacy after being used by many notable artists over the years.

New York-based artist and designer, Nathan Manire, who excels at conjuring evocative portraits using squiggly shapes, simple lines and even alphabets, is now back with a series of pointillist art. In his series, Manire deconstructs zoomed photographs into pixels and dots. Eschewing oil paints which are usually the preferred medium of choice for creating such art, Manire has used watercolors to bring his beautiful dot art paintings to life.

Manire says that he is constantly trying to find new methods to create portraits, and enjoys working in watercolor and pen most of the time.

From Austria- Stefan Zsaitsits

Chiara Fersini


Alfio Presotto


Jessica Dunegan has developed a unique mixed media process that combines photography, resin and acrylic paint.

Top three images - process shots

'In her own world', Resin, acrylic paint and archival print on transparency on panel

'Want' Resin, acrylic paint and archival print on transparency on panel

'Need', resin, acrylic paint and archival print on transparency on panel

'Get out of my head, get out of my dreams', acrylic paint and archival print on transparency on panel



Photographer Mark Lovejoy (tumblr) - My work is a personal, visual inquiry into color, light & the way things are.  A look into the nature of the universe. Abstract form & energy derive from organic roots, recognized but undefined, something fundamental is referenced or exposed.  I want people to be confused by what they are seeing, momentarily caught off guard. 


Dean McDowell.