mosaics, collages and assemblages

Mosaic Portraits Made From Real Diamonds, Sapphires and Gemstones: The Ultimate Custom Luxury

Looking for an incredibly personal and decadent gift to give someone special? How about a custom portrait made of diamonds and sapphires and set in 18k gold? Too much? Okay, then how about some semi-precious stones set in sterling silver? Either way, Gemstone Creative of the UK can make it for you. (more…)

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Comparing The Assemblage Works Of Bernard Pras With The Originals


above: Clint Eastwood movie still from The Good, The Bad and the Ugly. Photo on the left, Bernard Pras art on the right. Composited by If It’s Hip, It’s Here.

French Artist Bernard Pras, born in 1952, reinterprets well-known images and icons with his own assemblages of specifically chosen found objects. (more…)

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The Unusual Art of Christian Faur. Portraits Made With Crayons and More.


above:True Color Series Girl 1, 2008

Artist Christian Faur is the Director of Collaborative Technologies in the Arts at Denison University in Granville Ohio and his title couldn’t be more apt. He works with shredded paper, hand cast encaustic crayons and mathematical formulas to create pieces that in addition to being aesthetically pleasing, say much more. But I will let his work and his own statement speak for themselves. (more…)

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