18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions - My Modern Metropolis

18-Year-Old Creates Surreal Artworks to Express Emotions

New York artist Michael Mapes creates elaborate specimen boxes by dissecting photographs and then compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins. The boxes exist in an uncanny area between photography and sculpture, functioning both as portraits and as fascinating scientific canvases that make you question the the logic behind the organization of each piece.

New York artist Michael Mapes creates elaborate specimen boxes by dissecting photographs and then compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins. The boxes exist in an uncanny

Michelle Claesson Eismann

FRAGMENTS Michelle Claesson Eismann - springboard off her artwork; try piecing together your own face from magazine pictures!

Stafford Lane by Ed Fairburn. http://www.dazeddigital.com/fashion/article/16094/1/christopher-raeburn-on-camouflage

Christopher Raeburn on camouflage

Incredible New Portraits Carved from Old Military Maps - Stafford Lane by Ed Fairburn via My Modern Metropolis

Photo weaving

three photos from different parts of the subject's life woven together to make these Collage, Suitable for a project called Fragments for GCSE

Love this distorted collage effect, could do this using animal and human faces

Technique Inspiration: collage/ mixed media Love this distorted collage effect, could do this using animal and human faces

Antique map portrait © by Ed Fairburn

Ed Fairburn: Ink on a reproduced military map of the Western Front; a continuation of map-based portraiture.

Cool map illustration

Stunning Ink and Pencil Portraits on Maps - Great Creative Imagination project. All students would be given a paper map for this project.

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fun photo/drawing combo for upper levels ~ seniors use photos of yourself to create a mixed media image in Ps

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