Mehndi is the application of henna as a temporary skin decoration. It is practiced in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and the Maldives and is applied during special occasions like weddings and religious festivals. Mehndi art is often referred to as henna tattoos even though the the pigments applied are temporary.
You can see some beautiful lines, shapes and patterns used in the mehndi art below.
Rola Chang (aka Jungshan) is an office clerk by day and freelance illustrator by night. She uses a mixture of ink and digital drawing tools to create dynamic works that are full of energy and life. Her work draws a lot of inspiration from Asian culture and calligraphy paintings.
Hipster Branding is the brain child of Dave Spengeler. He took some of the most iconic logos in the world and re-branded them using a hipster's mentality. Read Fast Company's article for some of Dave's thoughts behind the logos.
JOOheng Tan was hired to build three amazing sand sculptures for an OMO washing detergent ad campaign. The three 18-ton sand sculptures were used as backdrops encouraging kids to get dirty.
The yellow MetroCard is a staple of New York City, but if Melanie Chernock had her way, she would give it a major uplift. Her vision is creating MetroCards for different NYC neighborhoods and attractions. She wants to create around fifty of them and place them around the city as a promotional campaign. The designs are all hand made, unique, and representative of different aspects of the city. Check out more details about this awesome project on Fast Co Design!
Matt Wisniewski is a web developer and self-taught artist based out of Brooklyn, NY. He has been using Photoshop since he was a child, and he loves to create visual experiments through collage. His art usually begins with a portrait, and he quickly combines textures until something catches his eye. If you want to learn more about his work, check out this great interview on Yatzer.
I present to you a huge compilation of optical illusion drawings. In each one lies a hidden skull. I love how the artist used a wide variety of scenes and the different shapes of the skulls. You can also check out more here.
P.S. Does anyone know who drew these?
Love these simple inspirational typography quotes by Deviant Art user MazeFall. He makes them interesting without over-embellishing them.