Otto Schmidt's Digital Illustration

Erotica // Thursday, July 25, 2013
Moscow-based illustrator Otto Schmidt makes his living drawing beautiful women. Before becoming an illustrator, Schmidt worked as an art director, a concept character artist for the video game industry, and an animator for a TV studio. These past occupations seem to inform his current practice, with various elements of the video game, comic, television and film world coming into play in Schmidt's subject matter and style.

Desert Rose

Erotica // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Based in Newport Beach, CA., photographer Jason Ritchie debutes on C-Heads with this wonderful exclusive series featuring pretty Shantia Veney. “Desert Rose” focuses on the various poses and intense expressions of the model dipped into natural sun light or just surrounded by a minimal setting. All pictures were taken in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada and are in a way as simple as possible, yet radiate a specific complexity.

Kathleen Flanigan for C-Heads

Erotica // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
“My Heart Sings Wild” is the stunning Cover-Editorial featuring Kathleen Flanigan by Ruggero Lupo Mengoni for C-Heads Summer Issue #29. This photoseries is a breathtaking testament to the virtues of red lipstick and florals. Mengoni really makes us want to go for a walk outside before summer ends. NSFW!

The Anatomy of Disney

Erotica // Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Italian digital artist Alessandro Conti's "Inhuman Anatomy" series details the dissection of iconic childhood cartoons, specifically beloved Disney characters Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and Pluto. Hide your kids because while some of us might have a bit more matured, morbid sensibility, the young'uns might find these illustrations a little disturbing. Especially Mickey and Minnie.

Blazing Colors by Karel Chladek

Erotica // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Karel Chladek is a Montreal-based photographer who holds a passion for the digital revolution. She aims for strange, extraordinary compositions and chromatic displays. These sexy photographs manage somehow to evoke subtlety and sensuality through blazing neon colors achieved by contrastic warm and cool, interior and exterior. 

The Erotic Exorcisms of Joseph Loughborough

Erotica // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Joseph Loughborough is an English artist whose charcoal works present the body in dark, tormented strokes. These artworks are fraught with the physical marks of anxiety as if they themselves are the imprints of some kind of exorcism. Loughborough describes his works as "personifications of latent hopes and emotions waiting in vain to be realized." Loughborough has lived in Portsmouth, London, Paris and currently resides in Berlin. 

INSA's "Girls on Bikes"

Erotica // Tuesday, July 23, 2013
"Girls on Bikes" is an ongoing public installation project by INSA that orchestrates a conflicting dialogue between his own street art, the possessed object of the bike and the overtly sexualized female presence. INSA makes large scale painted walls then uses them as backdrops for momentary public installations, the products of which are these photos. He aims to question our individual perceptions of ownership of public space, sexuality and belonging.

Beyoncé by Tony Duran

Erotica // Monday, July 22, 2013
To round out your Monday afternoon, we suggest you check out this luxurious photo shoot, "Under the Gilded Banner," featuring the unrivalled Beyoncé and photographed by Tony Duran for Flaunt Magazine. Beyoncé has never looked more high fashion and deliciously voluptuous than in these images, and we hope this gorgeous collaboration with Duran won't be the last.

The Art of Tom Bagshaw

Erotica // Monday, July 22, 2013
Based in Bath, England, Tom Bagshaw works as a fine artist and illustrator, attracting clients in fashion, advertising, editorial, and publishing that include Saatchi & Saatchi, Sony, the BBC, GQ, and Random House. In his personal work he has developed a highly stylized form of digital painting through which he explores themes of fantasy, beauty, and mysticism. While his work deals with imaginative content, it also aims for a strong level of realism in its presentation. Feminine beauty and portraiture play a large role in his work, but the women he depicts are never frail, but rather strong, intriguing characters with an air of mystery to them.

Photographer Lotus Josephine

Erotica // Monday, July 22, 2013
"Real beauty is what your likes are, what your thoughts are, and what you are," says fashion and editorial photographer Lotus Jospehine. "What keeps me motivated as a photographer is that I am always not satisfied with my work even if I know it is already beautiful, and that keeps me inspired to shoot more. I try and experiment with new things in photography. I always put this in mind, that there is always a beautiful photo within a beautiful photo. It is never ending."

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