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Classic Fairy Tales Given a Modern, Dark Twist

Classic Fairy Tales Given a Modern, Dark Twist

They may not essentially have been written that way, but the fairy tales we know end with happily ever afters and everyone breaking into song and dance. Now if the fairy tales moved to dark, modern setting, things would change dramatically and the ideal princesses that we know won’t be all so lovey dovey and cute. This series by illustrator Rachael Wise shows just what our simple and cute protagonists are capable of doing, and how, as the artist describes it, “fu*ked up” they can be.

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Dirty Little Secrets, Clean Art Made Out of Dirt by Sarah Rosado

Dirty Little Secrets, Clean Art Made Out of Dirt by Sarah Rosado

Inspired by contemporary art and the wide variety of mediums and materials used by artists, New York based artist and photographer Sarah Rosado set along her own path of creating images finding a unique medium in the ubiquitous dirt. Sarah uses dirt for not just giving shape to the image, but also for creating a three dimensional effect to the image. Sometimes, other materials make an appearance to add flavor to the image, like hair for the mane of a horse, or breadcrumbs carried by ants.

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Artist Reuses Printed Paper For 3-Dimensional Collages

Artist Reuses Printed Paper For 3-Dimensional Collages

UK based Italian artist Paola Bazz reworks and re-uses printed paper to create three dimensional collages that have a three dimensional effect. The choice of printed paper comes as a metaphor for everyday life where a fair amount of information of our lifestyle and culture lives, and of course, the printed paper is a medium that has tremendous power of effect. It is full of text, images, faces, human figures, and the mighty power of communication that it represents.

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Making a Baby With Magic [pics]

Making a Baby With Magic [pics]

When a magician calls for volunteers for an act, always know what the trick is before you end up with a baby. In this wonderful magic show, Anthony Stuart and his wife, the magician’s assistant conjured an adorable baby out of thin air. That ladies and gentlemen, is the best magic trick. In another of Stuart’s sets, the baby dressed as a Ninja Turtle takes on her opponents and scores an easy win. While here, also check out photographer Patrice Laroche‘s trick for making a baby.

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Make-up Artist Spices up Eyelids

Make-up Artist Spices up Eyelids

Make-up artist Tal Peleg goes all artistic on eyelids, spicing them up with a range of drawings and illustrations to great effect. She works along the shape and form of the eye to create illustrations that while far from conventional makeup, aren’t too far from the aesthetics of the eye. The Princess and the Frog you see up top is an absolute winner in our eyes.

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