20.01.09 by Jeff

Marcus Jansen

My eyeballs nearly fell right outta my head when I saw these oil painting/collages by Marcus Jansen. They remind me a bit of Ian Francis’ work.

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage

marcus jansen painting painter oil collage













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • amazing work

  • I think these drawing are flipping amazing!:) I wish i was a artist like Marcus Jansen!:)

  • He is by far my favorite painter ever and now somewhat of a friend of mine. His work just spoke to me instantly. I first saw his work on a small tab from Artist A Day in the google bar. I made a couple moves and finally got in contact with him, and he has a bunch of video’s that spot light his work. He is a well established artist.





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Experimental Artist Petros Vrellis Creates Detailed Portraits With A Single Thread

 

Born in Greece, with a background in Electrical Engineering as well as Art Science, artist Petros Vrellis has a passion for creating interactive installations that blend art and technology. His latest project is a mesmerizing re-imagining of traditional handicraft.

Using a 28″ aluminum-rimmed loom, Petros runs a single thread from one anchor peg to another to create just the right density and darkening at precise intersections. The end result is a detailed image that emerges from 3000 – 4000 continuous loops (or 1-2 kilometers of thread)!

While Petros is following a set pattern developed from a computer-generated algorithm, as you can see in the time-lapsed video above, the step-by-step process is all done by hand. We had the chance to speak with Petros about his experimental process and why hand-made work still has a place in the digital age. Check out the full interview below!

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