Pen & Ink Artwork by Viz

Artist, Gregg Visintainer, has impeccable talent of pen and ink illustration. His work is full of life and color. Every piece has hidden pictures and words that embody the character of the artwork’s subject. Visit Viz’s website to see more. Advertisements

INSPIREDnation: The Paintings of Holton Rower

It has been a while since we have had an INSPIREDnation post and I thought that it would be a good time to have one. Everyone needs a little inspiration and this INSPIREDnation goes out to all those people who need a boost in creativity. Try something new, add color, make layers, work with a … Continue reading

Thursday’s Finds: Pointer Ad Campaign “Playarea”

Surprisingly, today’s find has to do with advertising. Pointer Footwear’s 2010/2011 ad campaign “Playarea” really got my attention today. With vibrant colors, layer upon layer of (I’m not sure what to call it) “semi-photo manipulation”, and the use of basic geometric shapes, Pointer did a great job for viewer attention. Though the prints make you … Continue reading

INSPIREDnation: COMBO by Blu and David Ellis

Remember the phenomenal piece by Blu last summer? COMBO was embedded and shared everywhere throughout cyberspace. Blu collaborated with David Ellis to form an animation that flows so perfectly that it goes through a loop right before your very eyes. It is hard to believe how crisp this piece is. Sit back, relax, and enjoy … Continue reading

INSPIREDnation: Network Rebellion by Place

Based in Argentina, Place is a “creative studio that works with ideas for all kinds of supports.” Network Rebellion by Place is a¬†series of posters to critique social networks. At the end of each poster it states “But do something real.” Now that seems like a good and fresh slap in the face to social … Continue reading

INSPIREDnation: WTF Series by Minga

The WTF Series by Minga, is a group of designers based in Argentina who combine. First thing that came to mind when I saw this was, “How come no one came up with this before?!” This is very creative and great use of media to broadcast the concept. I think it is really clever to … Continue reading

INSPIREDnation: Pixels by Patrick Jean

Pixels is a short film by Patrick Jean, from One More Production, that consists of 8-bit creatures invading New York City. It is a very creative take on classic games like Tetris, Space Invaders, Pacman, and more.

INSPIREDnation: Aaron Li-Hill “Lost Habitat Time Lapse” and “Piecing It Together”

I’m about to take a stab at explaining this mural and window scene, so bare with me. In Li-Hills, “Lost Habitat”/”Piecing It Together” artwork, the cut-outs that line the window are blueprints of Toronto buildings. These cut-outs make it nearly impossible to see the mural on the inside showing the importance of nature and how … Continue reading

INSPIREDnation: Steven Burke “Poor Little Trees”

Here we go with a new segment: INSPIREDnation. Art and design to the fullest that keeps you pondering. Art that makes you want to go out and do something positive. Art that makes you feel all bubbly inside. Art that of course is inspiring. This selection of art is from Steven Burke, a painter from … Continue reading

G Shock Art Gallery 2010

The Quiet Life‘s, Andy Mueller, is having a solo photo show from L.A. to Taiwan. The gallery opened on the 11th but began last night in Taipei, Taiwan. It may be clich√© but Mueller “Never Stops.” He works for Girl Skateboards, Lakai, OhioGirl, and has is own clothing line.