Mixed Media Portraits Bursting with Life

These illustrations by Australian portrait artist Joshua Miels feature complex and colorful compositions that are created from layer upon layer of a variety of media. Not limiting himself to one form of artistic creation, Miels prefers to combine classic painting styles, felt tip pen line illustrations, and modern digital technology to form these fantastic pieces bursting with energy.

Miels states that he always "looks to capture the personality of his subjects," and he is certainly successful in capturing an emotion in each portrait. Many of his pieces feel rushed and emotionally chaotic, but simultaneously exude a sense of impressive attention to detail and precision in the illustrated forms.

Joshua Miels's website
via [Ego-Alterego]

January 18, 2017

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The term selfie hasn’t been around for that long, but it’s already deeply ingrained into our society. A selfie is one way to show off your impeccable fashion, as well as proof that you did something (or met someone) cool. It’s even turned into a viable career option for a few lucky people—Kim Kardashian published an entire book dedicated hers, so this style of self-portraiture is definitely here to stay.

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