Watercoloring For Beginners: Tricks of the Trade

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Are you yearning for the simpler things in life? Introduce watercoloring into your week as an easy way to decompress and feed your soul. It’s an inexpensive hobby to start and with a few tips you’ll be satisfied with the results. Everyone has an inner artist that is bursting to be free. Watercoloring Brushes The first thing you need to […]

Curly Bob Hairstyles: How To Rock One Right

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If you’re at that awkward, mid-length grow out stage, it’s time to throw in the towel!  Curly bob hairstyles are framing faces with a sexy, tousled effect.  Our favorite hair cuts are above the shoulders with layers that skim the jawline.  Time to let those natural waves loose or maybe time for the perm to be back in action?  What […]

Mitski: In Need of a Good Cry?

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Looking for your next hook of melancholic music? Then Mitski Miyawaki is the perfect singer/ songwriter for you. Mitski is a unique indie rock artist whose songs deal with the struggles we face as humans. Her songs mainly focus on seeking a sense of identity. Through her lyrics, she seeks a place where she belongs. She longs for successful adult […]

Malika Favre: Pop Art Meets OpArt

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Artist: Malika Favre

If you’re a lover of trends and fashion illustration, Pop Art might be the art genre for you! One of our latest crushes is on French girl Malika Favre, a graphic artist with bold, minimal style and a terrific sense of humor. Take a look at her playful and sexy artworks and get a little inspiration for adding color and confidence […]

Woody Allen 101: 5 Favorite Movies

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Disclaimer: I do not struggle with separating an artist and their work. That being said, I absolutely love Woody Allen and his movies. He is such a quirky character and his love of jazz and fear of death ignite raucous laughter or sentimental sighs from me on a regular basis. These 5 classic movies are heavenly escapes that will lift […]

Kervin Brisseaux Presents: Acid Fashion

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Sharam Diniz / 7 For All Mankind by Kervin Brisseaux

Anyone got a thing for paper dolls?  Curators of collage?  Take a look at our latest artist, Kervin Brisseaux.  His pop fashion collages are so much fun and get your creative juices flowing!  Digital illustration is one of our favorite mediums and when you add fashion into the mix, you get our attention. Kervin Brisseaux in a Nut Shell One […]

Neon Art Adds a Little Light Bright to Your Crib

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If you’re a lover of the nightlife, consider adding some sex appeal to your boudoire this month.  Mix ultra-modern neon art with vintage furnishings for a nice juxtaposition of art and decor. Here are a few of my favorites for your viewing pleasure. Neon Installations Light and Space artists are interested in pushing the boundaries of perception. San Diego local […]

Hunt Slonem: American Artist + Fellow Cancerian

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Destiny has brought us together! We had Hunt Slonem slated for today and nothing tickled me more than to find his birthday (July 18) is just 4 days after mine. Cheers to an American artist! Doing the Cancer community proud! In addition, I have a thing for finches and rows of them on branches just warm my heart. And dear old Hunt […]

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 […]

Double Exposure/ Double Vision

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Artist: Antonio Mora | Photo courtesy: Writeca

Consider finding a double exposure print and adding it to your art collection this year. Photography is everywhere and pretty much everyone is dabbling in the art form to some degree. True artists who choose digital tools to express themselves creatively deserve a little recognition. Of course, all art is subjective, so I’m going to display a few of my […]