London Based artist Mark Powell has been creating stunning visual masterpieces. Powell reuses found vintage envelopes as canvases for his detailed biro studies.
“I like to think that I am preserving a little bit of history in some small way as some of the envelopes date back to 1852, I feel that this adds extra character over that of a blank she[...]
Spring/Summer 15's catwalk shows from Milan have succeeded in delivering a feast of print inspiration. Antonio Marras brought artistic creativity to the catwalk and Cavalli a riot of pattern mixes. From the Bohemian to the deserts of the wild west and from rich floral cascades to minimalist geometrics, the Milan shows have ticked every box. See mor[...]
Patternbank love the sheer scale and intensity of John McAllister’s paintings from the collection "Tides must Exalt” which showed at the James Fuentes Gallery in New York in April 2014. The paintings depict both interior spaces and outdoor scenes where the colour hues have been turned right up to dazzle us with their luminosity in unreal pink a[...]
Focusing on the beauty in a jumble of fabrics, blankets, bags and a random collection of goods, Californian based artist, Amy Wilson Faville has photographed shopping carts used by homeless people in San Francisco's Mission District, to create mixed media constructions. The combination of drawing and collage mixed with random pattern and colour[...]
These Iconic Portraits Made of Headshots by Kim Dong Yoo are hand painted multidimensional portraits of iconic figures, from Michael Jackson and Madonna to John F. Kennedy and Albert Einstein, comprised of various well-known individuals.
Though these images may seem like your average, recycled headshot of a classic star, they are, in fact, o[...]