Polymer Clay Rolled into Thin Strands Form Artworks

Washinton DC-based illustrator Joseph Barbaccia rolls polymer clay into thin strands of color and lays them out in intricate designs to create his colorful artworks. The vibrant 3-dimensional curves give his illustrations a style and texture that is very unique.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Barbaccia studied at the Tyler School of Art and has over 35 years experience in graphic design. As a member of several illustration clubs and associations around the DC area, he believes that good illustration work is one half inspiration and one half collaboration.


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November 29, 2016

Klimt-Inspired Golden Map of Manhattan Celebrates the Bright Lights of New York at Night

Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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