Raymond Saá: Abstract Collages By Cuba’s Finest

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Photo courtesy: Raymond Saá

One of the things we enjoy most here at Girlfriend is discovering new artists of all kinds. Raymond Saá has recently caught our eye, due to his bright and beautiful gouache collages. He has a unique method of breaking down and reassembling abstract nature patterns. Using tropical plants, fruit, and foilage, he explores Caribbean culture in an “80’s graffiti” meets […]

Fashion Illustration is as Fun and Beautiful as the Couture

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Artist: Pippa McManus

Those beautiful clothes have got to start somewhere! Fashion illustration is the art of communicating ideas with sketches as stylish as the clothes. Illustrators are highly underrated in my book. Photographers tend to get more exposure in the fashion world these days. However, illustrations are making a big comeback. Be sure to check out our magazine cover art feature where […]

Gallery Wall 101: Find The Proper Theme

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Photo courtesy: Style by Emily Henderson

Gallery walls are nothing new. Hanging multiple framed pieces of art in a staggered layout gives instant creative interest to large and small spaces alike. It’s easy to be inspired to create a gallery wall, but then all of the options of what to frame can be overwhelming! Here’s a quick and easy guide to help you narrow down your […]

Magazine Cover Art is More Than Just Doodling

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Artist: Ana Strumpf

Okay kids, for those of you who have been riding my hip-hop train, here’s another twist: magazine cover art. A new take on fashion + graffiti. This goes light years beyond a model posing in front of a graffiti wall (yawn). These girlies are graffiti artists in their own right and have so much talent! Here are my top favorites […]

Use Astrology to Personalize Your Home

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Cancers unite! I have always loved astrology and use it as one of my 3 criteria for understanding people. If you must know, the other two factors are via The Color Code and The 5 Love Languages. More on those some other time. For now, let’s focus on sun signs. Your sun sign represents the position the sun was in […]

Creativity + Children: Think Pastels + Feng Shui

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Photo courtesy: Brit Morin

Looking to embark on a new creative project or want to express more creativity?  Focusing on improving relationships with your children?  Considering adding children to your family? Pay attention to this area of the bagua and allow children to play a more meaningful role in your life. Use creativity in business situations to shape ideas or projects in unique ways. Everyone has […]

Vaporwave is Dead – Sorry if You Missed it

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If you’ve seen the new Tumblr logo, then you’ve gotten your first dose of the Vaporwave sweep that’s starting to permeate mass media.  Vaporwave is ultimately a DIY movement created by mostly by millennial teens and is considered to be on the same parallel as punk.  Also, the MTV-inspired logo has brought awareness to a music/ art genre that has been […]