Category Archives: art

Internet has Fun with Affleck’s Batman Photo

People seem to be having lots of fun with the recently released photo of Ben Affleck as Batman. Lots of creativy in these images below.

Some people have colored the costume to match some crazy costumes that Batman has worn in the past. Pink Batman? Rainbow Batman? Sure, I’m game.

These Sad Batman memes are great, too. He does look really sad, poor guy. I bet he’s thinking about Robin.

[via Yahoo and Kotaku]

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Superheroes in the Wilderness

Artist Benoit Lapray is an expert at creative retouching and artistic photography. He has a photos series of superheroes hanging out in the wilderness during their spare time. Cool idea!

Head on over to his gallery to view more photos of our favorite heroes enjoying nature, from both DC and Marvel.

[Benoit Lapray via Laughing Squid]

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Artists Create Fashionable Paper World

Artists Zoey Taylor and David Connelly create a paper world, using cardboard, paint and glue. And they wear “paper fashion” to match, blending in seamlessly, almost as living paper dolls. Really neat photos!

You can view more photos on DeviantArt, and also be sure to follow their House of Cardboard on Tumblr.

[Dosshaus & House of Cardboard via Reddit]

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Stormtrooper Helmet Art Exhibit

In celebration of the Star Wars “May the 4th” holiday, there’s a neat art exhibit happening this weekend in Los Angeles. On display will be wacky versions of the iconic Stormtrooper helmet. These are really great!

They’re made by artists from Lucasfilm, Industrial Light & Magic, Marvel, and Pixar, as well as a few popular street artists. Don’t miss this event if you’re in the area.

Visit the exhibit for free:

WHERE:
Robert Vargas Gallery
620 Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013

WHEN:
Friday, May 2: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 3: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 4: Noon – 4:00 p.m.

[Star Wars via Laughing Squid]

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Camouflaged Moth Body Painting

Can you spot the hidden woman? Artist Paul Roustan created this drawing of a Pandora Sphinx moth, with an extremely clever use of body paint. Watch the video below for the surprising transformation.

The background was painted first, and then the model, Audrey, was camouflaged into the painting by body painter, Paul Roustan.

[RoustanBodypaint.com via Boing Boing]

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Fun Photos of Colorful Stuffed Hair

Egyptian artist & photographer Ahmad El-Abi shoots photos of himself with colorful objects stuffed into his hair. The photo series, Stuffed Hair, is posted to his Instagram account. These are great! Follow the link to view more of his fun photos.

[Ahmad El-Abi via Laughing Squid]

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Incredible Marge Simpson Body Paint and Makeup

Photographer Alexander Khokhlov has managed to create a perfect real life replica of Marge Simpson. It’s all done with body paint and makeup. Her tall head of hair is actually made up of chrysanthems painted blue. Wow, this is amazing!

[via Fashionably Geek]

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Super Creepy Makeup Effect

Wow, take a look at this impressive makeup. It looks gross, but so amazing. She’s wearing a mask made out of her own flesh! What a creative idea, well done.

[via Reddit]

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