Fine art photographer Kylli Sparre, (aka Sparrek), spent years training to become a professional ballet dancer. When her studies were over, she realized it wasn’t the path for her. Since then she has been searching for an outlet for her creativity and finally found it in photography. Her passion now is creating images using photography and photo manipulation. Her shots depict surreal or dreamlike scenes with elegant female figures in choreographed poses.
Dutch illustrator Tineke Meirink with her series Stop:Watch hopes to make people realize that “everything has its beauty and that it is just more fun to take a closer look.”
Stop:watch is about taking a closer look. To stop and watch. Tineke takes photos of apparently uninteresting items and adds a minimal illustration digitally. That way these photos get a whole different meaning, they come to life.
Oriol Jolonch is a self-taught artist with a natural gift to create invented realities. With imagination as his main weapon and the help of photography and digital media, Oriol transports the viewer to magical and surreal worlds, metaphors for the reality we live. Each image is , in itself, a story to discover and feel.
Ecuador-based illustrator and art director Javier Pérez mixes everyday objects with line drawings and turns them into creative art. Really a fun series of photos.
Italian fashion illustrator and fabric designer Cristian Grossi, loves working and experimenting with illustration techniques, textures patterns, abstract design, colours and their contrast with the organic patterns of nature.
Tropical Camou project
Mixed media: watercolor, collage, chinese ink, digital.
American illustrator / graphic designer Alex Solis creates hilarious illustrations with the aid of his hands and/or everyday objects. Without a lot of editing unfinished illustrations come to life with interactive actions.
Quebec-based painter Rafael Sottolichio creates dream-like portraits using vivid colors. His characters appear to float through space while abstract swirls of color surround them. Take a look at some of Sottolichio’s work below. His sense of perspective is dazzling (as his palette).
Sebastien Thibault is an illustrator based in Matane in the Canadian Gaspé Peninsula. With creations playing with symbols and colors, and exploring human relations and technology, his strong portfolio includes works for TIME, The Boston Globe and Rolling Stone Italy.
Graphic designer Catrin Welz-Stein draws inspiration from fantasy, children stories, medieval, jugendstil, folklore and surrealism. She collects old images and illustrations and put them together in Photoshop to create her digital collages. The working process is based on combining and the division of photographs, with removing, filling and retouch.