Doll Limb Art and Altered Barbies. The Wonderfully Weird Work of Deborah Colotti.

Deborah Colotti doll limb and barbie art

A few of my favorite textiles, installations, assemblages and altered Barbies by artist Deborah Colotti of Sebastopol. (more…)

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Ready, Aim… Frame. Bullet Casing Portraits of Lennon, Lincoln, Kennedy and Others.

Bullet Casing Portraits

Another artist who has found a way to use ammunition in his work, David S. Palmer, joins the ranks of these talented folks about whom I’ve written; Al Farrow uses bullets in his amazing reliquaries, Unearthen makes stunning jewelry of bullet casings and gems, Jason Clay Lewis has a series of engraved bullets and artist Walt Creel uses bullet holes to create his artwork. (more…)

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Portraits of Black Icons Made With Thousands Of Colorful Thumbtacks.

andrew woolery thumbtack art

Andre Woolery’s work depicts his journey as an artist and reflects his personal cultural experience as a young black man. His current work, comprised of thousands of colored thumbtacks (not unlike Eric Daigh’s pushpin portraits) combined with paint, is primarily portraits of black icons by design. (more…)

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Nick Gentry Puts Obsolete Technology, Floppies, To Good – And Artistic – Use.

Nick Gentry, Next Generation (detail), floppy disks, acrylic paint, mixed media mounted on wood.

Nick Gentry is a British artist from London whose majority of his artistic output has been generated with the use of contributed artifacts and materials. (more…)

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Nonpareil Pet Portrait. One Sweet Beagle Made of 221,184 Colored Sprinkles.

Nonpareil Pet Portrait

What began as a university fine arts project on Pointillism and Georges Seurat by student Joel Brochu, evolved into a remarkable artistic idea. (more…)

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