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Featured artist: Ruan Hoffman

Featured artist: Ruan Hoffman

Celebrated South African artist Ruan Hoffman has recently been in the Netherlands creating a series of one hundred plates. Each plate is unique and handcrafted. Self-portraits make up some of the series while inspiration for the rest comes from many sources. These vary greatly with a 1660 Amsterdam city map, the effects of […]

Featured Illustrator: Neil Phyfer

Featured Illustrator: Neil Phyfer

Neil Phyfer is a self taught illustrator and graffiti artist. He has been working as a freelance illustrator for the last five years and has been doing graffiti since ’96. Most of his latest work is done from sketch to final product in Photoshop CS5 and he is currently working […]

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Featured: Charmaine Taylor

Charmaine Taylor calls herself an Art Director, Designer and Illustrator, skimboarder, and general dish washer based in Cape Town. She calls her work The Horrors that Lie Within. This is some of it.

Featured Photographer: Sivan Miller

Featured Photographer: Sivan Miller

Sivan Miller is a Cape Town based photographer specialising in fashion/editorial work. When photographing, his main focus is to create a cinematic feel. This is some of the work he has done this year, ranging from personal work to editorials and campaigns, one of which was shot for YDE. Sivan […]

The Fake Sartorialist

The Fake Sartorialist

So you’ve heard of The Sartorialist, right? The blog by Scott Schuman, named one of Time Magazine’s Top 100 Design Influencers, is a collection of his photographs of The Best Dressed on the streets of the world. The Fake Sartorialist on the other hand is something quite different. Eduardo Cachucho […]

Featured photographer: Talitha Snow

Featured photographer: Talitha Snow

Talitha Snow was born 1987. She studied commercial photography at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, where she graduated with distinctions.  Originally a painter and portrait sketcher she enrolled in photography to broaden her artist scope, but soon discovered her love for composing fashion imagery. Talitha is a multi disciplinary artist whose […]

Graduate Series: Martin Joel’s Font Creation

Graduate Series: Martin Joel’s Font Creation

  Martin Joel, a Vega Joburg 2010 Graduate, has created a font to be released in the first quarter of 2011. The font is inspired by the City of Johannesburg and is called Blackgold®. Its family comes in Regular, Italic, Light, Light Italic, Bold and Bold Italic. For more from […]

Graduate Series: Jane Kotze

Graduate Series: Jane Kotze

Jane is graduating from Elizabeth Galloway Academy of Fashion Design this year. This is her graduate collection entitled &Then. The range is all about nostalgia and the optimism and joy of childhood. All the fabrics, except the shirts and denim jeans, are reclaimed and reused table cloths and curtains. Jane […]

DIARY OF WARD

DIARY OF WARD

DIARYOFWARD.COM is a new photoblog by young Cape Town based photographer Paul Ward. The blog is a collection of raw documentary style photography capturing Cape Town city’s nightlife. Paul says,” Diary of Ward was created as a place for me to be free and just experiment, get away from the […]

Cover art by Chris Valentine

Cover art by Chris Valentine

Chris is a graphic designer/illustrator/artist from Johannesburg and has recently completed some artwork for bands When In September and Execute the Wounded. He tells us what the bands were going for,”They wanted a unique illustrated feel for their albums that would stand out from other albums in their respective genres. […]

Featured: Opabisi Oluwaseun with Innocent Mukheli

Featured: Opabisi Oluwaseun with Innocent Mukheli

Opabisi Oluwaseun is a 19 year old self-trained illsutrator and graphic designer. On these pieces the young creative has worked with the photographs of South African art director, Innocent Mukheli. This piece is entitled Culture Clash. More of Opabisi’s work can be seen on shockblast.net.

Luca Vincenzo’s disposable diaries

Luca Vincenzo’s disposable diaries

No Holds Barred blogger, 2OV radio presenter and bitoCreative-creative, Luca Vincenzo, is also pretty good at taking photos. He tells us about his new best friend, the disposable camera, “I’ve always loved taking photos, especially working along side the likes of Mark Reitz and Adriaan Louw, but never had the […]

Featured: Gerhard van Wyk

Featured: Gerhard van Wyk

This is the work of Petrus Gerhardus van Wyk or just Gerhard van Wyk. Gerhard is in the business of providing professional joy through visually stimulating designs. He is adept at creating characters that can communicate a thousand wisdoms and ideas in one glance, usually by incorporating a variety of […]

Update: Murray Fraser

Update: Murray Fraser

We’ve shown you the work of Cape Town artist Murray Fraser before, over here. Lately he has been experimenting with charcoal, attending figure drawing classes and has entered an illustration into the latest Springleap t-shirt design competition. If you like what he does as much as we do then click […]