Tuesday, August 21

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This Quirky Artist Will Help You Reimagine Places You Thought You Knew

This Quirky Artist Will Help You Reimagine Places You Thought You Knew

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French artist Sandrine Estrade Boulet is fully aware of the fact that pictures of major cities like Paris and London are cemented into the cultural consciousness of people worldwide. She knows that there are few images more ubiquitous than those of the Eiffel Tower, the Champs Elysees, Big Ben, and St. Paul's — and that's exactly why she's made it her mission to reinvent some of the world's most iconic cities through the art of illustration.Aiming to give viewers a less conventional perspective on cities that even strangers claim to know, she adds a bit of spark to famous scenes that once seemed so familiar. She refers to herself as a "hallucinartist," which makes sense, since her creations confront viewers with things that usually aren't really there. (But we totally wish they we...
These Scribbles Look Like Nothing At First, But Watch What She Does With Them

These Scribbles Look Like Nothing At First, But Watch What She Does With Them

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It's no secret that artists tend to look at life from a different angle. After all, having an atypical worldview is conducive to creativity. Illustrator Mary Doodles came up with a fun series with some help from her friend Dante, and each piece starts with a few lines. In the video below, she tells Dante to close his eyes and scribble on a blank sheet of paper. From there, she puts on her creative thinking cap and gives these scattered marks a new lease on life. This is what Mary Doodles had to work with when Dante was done. YouTube / Mary Doodles And this is the finished product. Pretty incredible, right? YouTube / Mary Doodles To see how she created this masterpiece, check out the vide...