20 years old U.S.-based photographer Rachel Baran creates powerful surreal and conceptual self portraits. Rachel Baran: flickr Via: 123inspiration.com
Tomislav Šilipetar: facebook
By carving and tearing away at the material, Oldershaw exposes the ribbed texture sealed within. His meticulous precision and artistic ingenuity results in a spectacular set of Cardboard Relief Portraits. Giles Oldershaw: website Via: blastedcreatives.com
Jan Banning is a popular photographer based in Utrecht, the Netherlands. ‘Down and Out in the South’ is a portraits series of homeless men and women in South Carolina, Georgia and Mississippi. Jan Banning: website Via: smartnetzone.com
Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the disarray seems more serene....
Glen Preece: deviantArt / facebook
A series of portraits of local style icon and consumate renaissance man Joe Mansuur. Joe is an Icon of Venice Beach, Los Angeles, California. In between the commercial work and highly produced ad projects it’s nice to sometimes focus on the essence of photography with simple portraiture. Dean Bradshaw: website / behance
Portrait Illustrations by Edinburgh, Lothian, UK based artist Paul Lovering. Paul Lovering: gallery Via: cuded.com
Self taught, drawing with coloured pencils mostly from reference. Brian Scott: deviantArt
“Today I have little to say about my life… and maybe a lot of pictures to paint. Pictures that come to my head, to my mind and wait for me to choose, to decide… they await their time. Some of them will never be chosen. And… maybe their time will come. I often ask myself...