Richard Estes is an American artist best known for his photo-realist paintings. They often consist of clean inatimate scenes of cities. He is widely regarded as one of the founders of the photorealist movement of the 1960's. His paintings make you realize how even the mundane things in life can be quite beautiful.
Khoa Le (aka moonywolf) creates some amazing fantasy worlds. The graceful women in her art are surrounded by incredibly rich, colorful, and beautiful fantasy landscapes. She employs great use of shape, texture and composition to draw your attention into her surreal worlds.
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.
Did you notice anything interesting about that wallpaper at first glance? Take a closer look, and you can see Cecilia Paredes' face blending into the background. Cecilia wraps, covers, and paints her own body to match the background, and presents herself as part of the landscape. Her body looks as if it is disappearing. An experienc she describes as very exciting.