Courtney Lovett perfectly captures everyone’s favorite turbulent hip-hop family in a digital painting titled “Empire: The Lyon Family.”
German artist/graphic designer Zhi-Yun Zhang morphs some of today’s most prominent rappers, pop stars, and singers into our favorite cartoon characters.
Artist Illumistrations brings Janelle Monáe’s sci-fi alter-ego Cindi Mayweather to life in his latest piece titled after the singer’s current album, The Electric Lady.
Not sure if Sara Golish was listening to the Ella Fitzgerald or Barbra Streisand/Johnny Mathis version of the song when she created ‘The shadow of your smile,’ but it’s a gorgeous new print by the Toronto-based visual artist.
Not everyone can appropriate from a culture like Miley Cyrus, but there’s a paper doll with some super ghetto accessories for that!
Inspired by the summer’s most anticipated album, Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail,’ designer Darien Birks illustrates the set’s announced collaborators: Pharrell Williams, Rick Rubin, Swizz Beatz, Timbaland, and Mr. Carter.
South Korean artist KwangHo Shin combines inner emotions and an explosion of color to create this series of untitled oil and charcoal paintings.
Known as the artist who plays with her food, Hong Yi, produces some of the most creative pieces of art using the most unlikely tools — like carrots, prunes, and coffee stains.
It’s only Monday but Patience Lekien’s digital tribute to Disney’s ‘The Proud Family’ is our Creative Pick of the Week!
American jazz legend Miles Davis remains the essence of cool, as depicted by cartoonist and freelance illustrator Dustin Harbin aka DHARBIN in “Miles by Bicycle.” A minimalist fine print, the North Carolina-based artist describes the piece as “an icon of American music, culture, and composing, relaxing on a bicycle. The trumpet doubles as air intake for increased cardiovascular efficiency.”
Widely known for his immortalizing digital portraits of some of pop culture’s most influential people, UK artist Richard Davies vividly captures Black astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson for Ask Men’s Top 49 Men 2012 feature.
While I’ve had the pleasure of showcasing the work of many talented friends and colleagues, featuring a piece by my former Interactive Media professor, Wonil Suh, is beyond an honor. Now a Creative Development Lead at BBDO Worldwide, the NYC-based designer still finds time to share his amazing personal work with us, the latest entitled “Cross Road Blues.”
Described by the artist as a “body of work which explores the symbiosis of animal and human nature,” Natalie Shau’s metamorphosis Collection embodies her ability to create elegant, beautiful darkness.
Spanish artist Kikayis shows “mulata girls” some love in a set of lovely new paintings that honor their bodies and voluminous afros with his vibrant, detailed technique.
Eaten is an eerie new portrait by NYC-based illustrator Sam Spratt which mixes grisly features such as scarred eye sockets with impeccably detailed dripping beads of sweat, damp curly hair strands between finger tips and hyper-realistic lip texture.
Cali-based freelance illustrator Jerrod Maruyama tributes Marvel’s Avengers with adorable kawaii-style Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, and Thor.
Perhaps it’s early to pick the week’s most interesting creative pick, but we’ve sat on this long enough! Painted by NYC-based artist Andre Woolery, this phenomenal Erykah Badu mural is a part of his ‘Paint The Town’ series.
Cristina Otero is an extremely talented 16-year-old who executes some of the most stunning and precise photography work I have seen. Check out her gorgeous Tutti Frutti Series!
Belgian visual artist Ben Heine recently completed one of his “Flesh and Acrylic” demos for a segment on Canal 33, a public television station in Spain. See how the whole piece came together!
Always impressive fashion photographer Zhang Jingna aka Zemotion recently release these stunning images from an editorial spread in Harper’s BAZAAR Singapore.