Matt Sartain is a San Francisco based photographer whose work is inspired by his love for storytelling. He concepts, shoots and style his own work, which has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and PDN. You can see how he created the image above on his blog.
Daryl Feril is an illustrator from Bacolod City, Philippines. His illustrations are bursting with life and beauty. His designs employ great use of colors and shapes, and are often centered around a strong woman beautiful woman. You can buy a few of his great designs on Society6.
Scott Wade uses a wonderful combination of cars and dirt to create his work. He uses the rear window of cars as his canvas and re-creates everything from famous paintings to famous football stars. He creates each elaborate piece using an assortment of brushes and his hands. One painting can take anywhere from forty mintues to four hours. Each work is wiped clean by rain or the passing of time, allowing him to start anew.
When somebody tells you art looks different from another perspective, they probably weren't talking about these sculptures by James Hopkins. He takes perspective artwork to a whole new level with these perspective sculptures of famous cartoon characters. At one angle, you might be wondering what in the world are you looking at, but at the proper angle it all comes together. Great work!
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."
A good one for all you Photoshop nerds! If I Could Use Photoshop in Real Life… by Sad and UselessSad and Useless takes a humorous look at what it would be like if you could use Photoshop in real life. There's everything from easily painting walls, to removing stains, to moving furniture. Visit their article to read the accompanying captions.
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.
Yong Ho Ji is a Korean artist who creates wonderful and unique sculptures out of recycled tires. You can see the meticulous details of the muscles, flesh, and curved bodies of his beasts.