Makeup is Artist Hong Yi's Newest Painting Medium

Artist Hong Yi, also known as Red, likes to paint, but not with a paintbrush. You have probably heard of her past works using coffee stains, tea bag tabs and even chopped mushrooms, carrots and potatoes to make portraits and illustrations. This time, Hong Yi explores the world of makeup in creating a series of portraits to celebrate Chinese New Year. You may follow the entire series and more of […]


Whimsical Portraits Made of 8mm Roll Films

Atlanta based artist Erika Iris Simmons has made a name creating portraits using interlaced old cassette tape rolls. Her distinctive use of repurposed material has become her trademark. Now she has explored another medium, used 8mm roll films. The spool in each portrait somehow creates the illusion that the illustration billows from it.    Visit Erika Iris Simmons Flickr page for more.   [via demilked]