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.

Ise Ananphada's Pin Ups

Erotica // Monday, July 29, 2013
Ise Ananphada is a freelance digital artist currently living and working in Bangkok, Thailand. Ananphada is known for her feminine and figurative style, using delicate details and pastel color palettes to create soft and elegant compositions. She also has a penchant for symbolism in her work, preferring the deep mystery of its meaning to pervade her illustrations rather than be immediately recognizable and understood. The passion Ananphada feels for her art is most perceptible through the depth of expression in the eyes of her beautifully rendered women, full of soul and subtlety.

Erotica by Calibos

Erotica // Monday, July 29, 2013
Go ahead and indulge in some gratuitous nudity from sci-fi and fantasy artist Calibos, a veritable expert on sexy gore, seductive witches, and erotic guns for hire. Although the information available on him is slim, we are nonetheless enjoying perusing his work in all its bad-ass, fantasy infused, stark naked glory.

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