There’s something about the grain, tones, and something about the happy mistakes and surprises that occur along with it.  Sarah Eiseman seems to know this well, as it appears she has experimented with “stewing” her film in a “soup” of chemicals to produce surreal artistic effects. Add to that different techniques of processing and darkroom trickery, and the

Artist Kat Bing went to Cal State LA  in Southern California. graduating with a background in graphic design. Exploring her background in design, she  uses a modern cubist approach to her paintings, while also combining the technique of splatter to her acrylic paintings. Check out her unique style:

For her ongoing series “Reflection From Above”, photographer Donna Dotan, points her camera down on top of skyscrapers in New York City. Not only does she capture the beautiful symmetry between the reflection and life, but also the energy that goes on in the city that never sleeps. Not surprisingly, Donna specializes in architectural photography.

After a successful gallery run of large paintings David Phillips was in need of a new visual aesthetic.  On a whim Phillips’ dealer applied the artist for a showcase of mixed media works in San Francisco.  Once accepted into the show the artist realized he needed to make his first pieces using multiple techniques that

A modern take with a vintage feel, SAVANT’s Jodi Jones took these beauty shots of Shida Harris.  

There’s nothing wrong with going a little retro and SAVANT’s Jodi Jones shows just that for the series Retro Summer for Itay’s Reve Magazine.    

    Lets just focus on jewelry here. SAVANT’s Jodi Jones  does this beautiful campaign for Pound Jewelry.      

Come on in and join the party with SAVANT’s Jodi Jones for this colorful set of images for Z!NC Magazine.  

For Aprils Vogue India, Mazen Aburour photographs Sarah Pauley with a hot air ballon which creates a colorful set of images along a desert backdrop. Hair: Kristen Klontz Makeup: Nikol Walkemeyer Stylist Assistants: Priya Kochhar & Sorelle Anthony via. Fashion Gone Rogue 

Saga Sig captures the always fashionable Sri Lankan rapper M.I.A. looking colorful in bold patterns and prints in her set, “M.I.A. Gets Wild,” for The Wild Magazine. Photography: Saga Sig Styling: Guillaume Boulez Hair: Lok Lau Make-up: Celia Burton via Fashion Gone Rogue

Sometimes the absence of complexity can lead to things more rewarding. Armed with a simple white background and inspiration Jeffrey Campbell here is a vibrant set by SAVANT’s Adam Rindy. 

After a decade, Wes Lang has finally culminated his work of skulls, flowers, motorcycle paraphanelia, and other detritus into a book.  “American Odyssey” makes reference to Ernest Hemingway, Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Grim Reaper, and several other esoteric American subjects.   via nowness

Yuki Takeuchi creates an alternate universe of fantastic hair for Schon! Summer 2013.   The story, “inside outside” features Ali Lagarde of IMG NYC. Photographer: Yuki Takeuchi Stylist: Holly Suan Gray Photographer Assistant: Yoko Naito Model: Ali Lagarde @ IMG Make-up Artist: Akiko Owada Hair Stylist: KIYO IGARASHI using L’OREAL Hair Stylist Assistant: SHIMU Wardrobe Assistant: Stacey

Ioanna Ntenti is rendered in fun summer color by Hilary Walsh for Madame Air France June/July 2013. Photographer: Hilary Walsh Stylist: Virginie Dhello Hair: Tony Chavez Make-up: Gloria Noto Manicure: Lisa Postma via Fashioneditorials.com

Photographer Justin Ridler and stylist Mark Vassallo created this amazing alternate universe of Harajuku color for Oyster.         via Oyster