Posts by Marica

September 26, 2011

Blank Butterfly Faces

Using colored pencils, Italian artist Marco Mazzoni creates surreal portraits of blank faces adorned with vibrant flowers and butterflies. The works are a tribute to natural beauty as well as an exploration of identity. The exclusion of eyes replaced with whiteness hints at inner divinity, placing emphasis on flora and fauna. Marco states his work is inspired by "references to the Sardinian female-based societies of 15th century which conserved their culture through storytelling.

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April 22, 2011

Doe-Eyed Dolls

Los Angeles-based Bob Doucette has been in animation for twenty years. He's working as a director for many well-known animated children's programs, including the PBS hit Clifford's Puppy Days and shows like Tiny Toons and Animaniacs. In addition, Doucette is an accomplished artist and doll maker. Though he started making dolls as a hobby, he now works at it as his full-time career.

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April 7, 2011

The Right Lines by Tim Walker

Tim Walker enchants us again with his daring vision in the April issue of Vogue UK. The Right Lines features models Lindsey Wixson and Kirsi Pryhonen syled in Prada, Jil Sander, Marc by Marc Jacob, among others. The shoot, featuring sets created by Rhea Thierstein, places the stripe-clad girls in a surreal Walker world of parrots and colorful smoke.

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