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Shoot to Thrill: A Tour of Pittsburgh in Lomographs

After a recent business trip to our Pittsburgh office, our pal Jeff from Lomography sent us a batch of stunning Lomo photographs taken during his trip. Through the plastic lens of the delightful Diana Mini, Jeff captured snippets of …

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Catherine Campbell's 'Tea-rific' Illustrations

Would you like to join me for some tea? Grab a cup of your preferred flavor, and I’ll show you the work of one of my new favorite illustrators, Catherine Campbell. She is a multitalented, multimedia artist whose work …

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Mixed Media Maestro: Brandi Strickland

Recommended by a ModCloth fan on our Facebook page, the art of Brandi Strickland is a hue-saturated gallery you do not want to pass up. The Virginian mixed media and collage artist is young at the age of 25, yet …

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Illustration Inspiration: Clare Owen’s Amazing Art


Image via Clare Owen Illustration

I’m slightly ashamed to say my palette of gouache and box of acrylics spend too much time collecting dust. Seeing art like Clare Owen’s, though, makes me want to whip out my feather duster

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Jazmin Barakha's Exuberant Embroidered Illustrations

As a child, my mom patiently taught me the craft of needlepoint. I made a small bookmark with a picture of a cat and my name embroidered across the top. Although it’s been a couple of decades since I pulled …

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Creature Feature: Artwork to 'Aww!' Over

If feelings of nostalgia wave over you in ways you can’t explain when viewing these mixed-media portraits, chances are you were born in the ’80s, too. Depicting the fictitious stars from some of our favorite yesteryear flicks, these embroidered and …

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She's Got It Bright: Radiant Illustrations by Tabitha Bianca Brown

If the punchy, retro color palette of our Fashionable Phenom stylebook caught your eye, the work of Chicago-based artist Tabitha Bianca Brown is bound to brighten your day! A self-described devotee of “vintage, kitsch, and randomness,” Brown creates captivating portraits …

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What Becomes of the Broken Dishes?

Image via RWA Press on Flickr

When I studied abroad in France, I occasionally walked by a Greek restaurant where the maitre d’ would stand in front of the eatery and hurl dishes to the ground, yelling jovially as they …

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The Punniest Hypothetical Company Around

I think it goes without saying that we’re enamored with Wingfield Brothers Inc., a hypothetical company that creates products based on wordplay. This oh-so-punny company was the degree product of artist Fucshia Macaree, a student at the national College …

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'Hair' and There: Illustrator Laura Rosenbaum Explores Hair Lust

“Nothing else quite compares to the way a girl sees herself through her hair,” states illustrator Laura Rosenbaum. Hair, she says, is a “magical fiber” that is somehow universal yet unique, and capable of inducing envy, desire, and fascination. …

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Bananas for Boats!


Image via Jacob Dahlstrup.

This art is bananas, literally. Never have I seen bananas looking so shipshape. This art has definite ‘a-peel.’

There are so many good puns I could make about the farcical, yet totally fabulous, banana boats …

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The Art of Fine Dining

Images via Claudia Pearson.

I’ve recently come to terms with the fact that the bare walls of my kitchen are just a bit depressing, so I was delighted to discover a solution in these charming food prints by artist …

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Image of Happiness: Judy Kaufmann's Joyous Prints

All images via Judy Kaufmann.

Wallowing in Monday doldrums isn’t any fun, it is? Hopefully, these bright-as-a-summer’s-day drawings from Barcelona-based illustrator Judy Kaufmann will help scare off that case of the Mondays. Kaufmann aims to “blur the barriers that …

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Candy Land: Laura Manfre’s Sweet Illustrations

“The Inflatable Donuts” by Laura Manfre.

We’re getting a major sugar rush from French artist Laura Manfre‘s wonderfully kooky, color-soaked illustrations, which combine summer sweets, charming retro ensembles, and a sprinkling of surrealism to create a fantasy world where …

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