Most of us probably wake up in the morning and wish we looked like celebrities every now and then, but for British drag queen and makeup artist Elliot Joseph Rentz, AKA Alexis Stone, that dream becomes a reality whenever he pleases.
Sometimes we play with food, sometimes we look at an everyday item and thing of it being used as something else. This is just the creative flows moving in our minds. To actually create something with those items... that is a whole other ball game.
But meet the artist that did just that. That took everyday items and created a whole new world. Tatsuya Tanaka is a miniature photographer / part writer. He was born in Kumamoto in 1981. His work of "Miniature Calendar" are seen below are created by everyday items, food, and even some tech gadgets. His photo collection "MINIATURE LIFE" , "MINIATURE LIFE 2" , "Small Wonders" on are on sale. But to see more of his work Instagram / Miniature Calendar
With her book Play with Me: Dolls, Women and Art, journalist Grace Banks has decided to document how artists use these sex dolls to explore the place of women in our culture. Between objectification, gender and caricature of the female body, these dolls for adults trigger a real ethical and political debate, which contemporary artists seek to dissect. In her book, Grace Banks gathers the work and interviews of 40 artists, centered on the use of these dolls but also on the representation of women in the visual culture. Via: Ufunk
Ever wanted to say something to the younger you? Change happens. It's inevitable, especially as we grow older.
So illustrator Fulvio Obregon decided to document these changes in one of the most creative ways, with celebrities .
Last year, the artist created a series of illustrations called "Me & My Other Me," in which he drew iconic celebrities standing next to their younger selves. What makes these drawings so interesting it that you can still see, although time has passed, the similarities that make them distinct.
"Each person contains some detail of what has been their essence throughout their respective careers, life or profession," said Obregon.
Recently, he added even more celebrities to the collection, and here are some of our favorite works...
Ines Kus, a young Croatian artist, will make you do more than a double take. In fact, peeping her artwork three or four times might not be enough. Kus specializes in illusion artwork -- and it is something you have to see to believe. The artist uses aqua-based body paints, oil paints, and acrylics to create those dramatic looks that truly makes you question reality. via: Bored Panda
The complexities of transitioning and gender dysphoria can be hard to put into words. But art can fill in the gaps — and one artist is breaking the silence with her simple comics. 28-years-old Julie Kaye who defines herself as a "Trans lady makin' comics" is already famous from her web comic 'Up And Out', but last year a big change came to her life - she became a transgender woman.
The black-and-white web comics documents her own transition, getting to the core of deeply personal experiences within the trans community.
Fazlalizadeh is a New York-based illustrator and muralist, who recently created the "Stop Telling Women to Smile Series' to address gender-based street harassment. She pastes portraits of women with captions aimed at men outside in public places around New York. Her impact on tackling street harassment has travelled far and wide, taking on international locations like Paris and Mexico City.
Check out her important work