Lust After: Wendy Ortiz

Erotica // Friday, August 02, 2013
Seductive sirens and mixed-media vixens make up the portfolio of the talented artist and illustrator Wendy Ortiz. Beautiful process renderings, sketches and completed pieces in her online portfolio and also on her social media page... 'The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open...'

Yuliya Vladkovska: Life is Short

Erotica // Friday, August 02, 2013
Yuliya Vladkovska is a Ukrainian artist working in a figurative & abstract style, using mostly fluorescent colors, big markers and large canvases. Yuliya was born in Chernovtsy, Ukraine in 1979 and is currently living in Italy, where she is working and living surrounded by art and a history that inspires her creativity.

Eric Fortune's Work in Progress

Erotica // Thursday, August 01, 2013
Watching a piece develop from the initial process, through to the end, is an often magical occurrence. In this set of images, Eric Fortune documents his entire creative process, from shooting the model, to sketching and finally adding color. Beautiful results. Enjoy!

"Carson's Mood" by Orlando Sanchez

Erotica // Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Orlando Sanchez is a master of color and tone, creating this enchanting portrait in layers of blue acrylic on Canson paper. The piece is called "Carson's mood," evoking a dreamlike atmosphere that reveals the tactility of the medium as the paint drips down against her shoulder.  With almost vector-like precision, Sanches arranges fields of varying blues to build up form and depth. This is a lovely portrait of sensitive sensuality.

"Disintegration" by Belloloha

Erotica // Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Belloloha's "Disintegration" collages offer then different variations on this sexy image of a woman in a fur had smoking a cigarette. Combining photography with graphic design and an experimental assault of textures and colors, Belloloha refreshes the woman's image over and over again.

Flor and the 90's

Erotica // Wednesday, July 31, 2013
We're jumping back into the 90s with this sexy series shot by Mike Steegmans for C-Heads. Flor at Musemanagement of this colorful and cheeky story shot in Buenos Aires in a barrio called Lomas de Zamora. These Bart-Gremlin-guitar-dinosaur-hot pink studded shots remind us of the pop-cartoon styling choices of our angsty youth, sexified tenfold. 

Vanessa Gong's "Geometric Boobs"

Erotica // Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Vanessa Gong is a Chinese artist who is currently based in Norway. Her ongoing project, "The Geometric Boobs," utilizes hand-painted pyramids in made different forms and for many different uses, decorating wall-pieces and populating sculptural objects. The pyramidal, sharp-edged "geometric boobs" seem to be a point of obsession for Gong, and we find these bright little interpretations of the body part to be a quirky and inspiring take on erotica as it functions in contemporary art.

The Art of Omar Ortiz

Erotica // Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Omar Ortiz creates huge, hyperrealistic portraits of nude women that will have your emotions battling for between awe and arousal. Born and raised in Guadalajara, Mexico, Ortiz has a BA in graphic design and a good command of other techniques including pastels, charcoal, acrylic and airbrush. His incredible eye for detail is evident in these raw, intimate portraits celebrating the human form.

Anibal Pantoja's Tiger-Headed Girl

Erotica // Tuesday, July 30, 2013
This tattooed, tiger-headed girl by Anibal Pantoja is a cute illustration to add to the growing collection of sexy ladies with animal faces in today's image bank. If Calvin has reached his teens by now, maybe he's ditched Hobbes and is looking for a girl like this?

Jenny Liz Rome + Daft Punk

Erotica // Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Jenny Liz Rome is an illustrator living in Sarnia Ontario, Canada. Jenny has been experimenting with multi-layered precesses, striving to develop surreal pop images by combining classing and modern modes of creation. Themes of femininity, raw animal nature and surreal fashion can often be found in her work. These illustrations throw sex and robots together in homage to the Robo-Disco reign of Daft Punk.


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