Instagram is great for taking snapshots of your activities but when it comes to the art of photography you need a great camera that can capture magical moment and evoke emotion in the eye of the viewer.
Everyone in creative fields have experienced creative blocks. Those can be hard to break through but they usually end up in epiphanies that are much more valuable that time wasting breaking through the wall of stagnation.
Belgian painter Ben Heine has been drawing and photographing since he was 10 years old. His “Pencil Vs Camera” series is a graphic exploration done over the years and an artistic evolution. The real idea came to him while he was watching television and writing a letter at the same time.
Hong Yi, the 26-year-old Shanghai based artist, was inspired by the opening line in Jay Chou’s song, “Secret”. That opening sequence talks about lifting up a coffee cup off the saucer to make fragmented pieces. After hearing the lyrics Hong Yi decided to create his portrait using nothing but Nescafe coffee stains on the bottom of a mug.
Street art has always been my passion. Typically, the term refers to traditional graffiti, stencil art, sticker art, wheatpasting and street posters, art intervention, guerrilla art, flash mobbing and street installations. This form of art is raw, honest and captivating. Here is a little selection of street art works for your inspiration which I hope you’ll enjoy as much as I did.