In honor of the upcoming premiere of Mad Men Season 5, I present you with these awesome Mad Men Barbie Dolls. The dolls, featuring Don Draper, Betty Draper, Joan Holloway, and Roger Sterling, were designed by Robert Best with the help of Mad Men creator Matt Weiner and show designer Janine Bryant. They are also the first in the Barbie Fashion Model Collection. Learn more about these dolls in an interview with Robert Best.
If you want, you can buy these dolls on Barbie collector.
Ken Lee is a talented artist from the UK. He specializes in pencil drawings of beautiful women. Even though they are only drawings, you can just feel the emotions emanating from his subjects. Hopefully there is more great work in store from Ken!
Erik Schumacher (kire1987 on Deviant Art) is a German student studying physics, but in my opinion, he should stick to art. He definitely has some impressive work and is part of the distinguished Depthcore art collective. There is a distinct style to his work, but his techniques don't feel overused. Check out some more of his work on Deviant Art.
Here's a quote from Christine,"I enjoy creating images that contain a lot of detail. In terms of subject matter, cameras are a current favourite, with a plethora of little buttons, switches, levers and dials. As cameras in the digital age become increasingly sleek, streamlined and monochrome in design, here is a visual celebration of vintage models from days gone by, created using graphite and colour pencil."
Johanna Basford creates amazing hand drawn illustrations. In a day and age where most artwork you see is computer generated, it's a breath of fresh air to see such intricate hand drawn work.
There is something absolutely wonderful about this mixed media art by Jose Romussi. He weaves colorful threads into beautiful vintage photos of dancers to create some awesome pieces of art. You can check out some more cool and different styles of art by Jose on his Flickr page.
If you haven't seen the Avengers movie, stop what you are doing right now and go see it. If you have seen it, then go ahead and enjoy these tributes to The Avengers that were showcased at Gallery 1988. If you are lucky you might find a piece that you like for sale.
Vlad aka Pixeldomestiko is a creative director living in Miami, FL who studied art in Peru and Brazil. He uses a mixture of modern and classical art styles in his work. He also happens to be the genius behind this epic collection of movie and pop culture paintings. His subject matter ranges from The Walking Dead to Back to the Future. Can you name all the ones here?
P.S. You can buy some of his art here.