Spring/Summer Lookbook: Amélie Pichard

Erotica // Thursday, March 13, 2014
French designer Amélie Pichard's latest lookbook is really worth a look. This vintage erotica magazine inspired photoshoot includes cotton candy colors, fur and vinyl...what we would call 'the works...  

Jérémy Barniaud: Isabel

Erotica // Thursday, March 13, 2014
French photographer Jérémy Barniaud had his friend Isabel visit from California and caught a few shots of her in the early morning. He captured the day-dreamy feeling of his Parisian apartment that day...

Caia Koopman's Pop Surreal Pin-Ups

Erotica // Thursday, March 13, 2014
Caia Koopman describes herself as a "skateboard enthusiast immersed in the punk rock scene of the '80s." She began her career creating designs for skateboards and snowboards and this influence is...

Nudes by Patrick Palmer

Erotica // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Patrick Palmer's charcoal and red chalk nudes harmoniously blend realism and abstraction. In his on words: 'Whilst an element of realism is important, I try to move beyond artistic convention and avoid an image that is too predictable. Realism is not enough - what you take away and what you add to what you see are what transform a picture into art. You need to create not re-create. I believe that the viewer wants to see a degree of draughtsmanship from an artist but they deserve more than this.' 

Shaina Craft's Experiments in Flesh

Erotica // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
'Veneers of painted flesh mingle on my canvases, blending the borders between figurative and landscape, portrait and abstract.  My deepest desire is to create provocative artwork that challenges the foundations of figure painting by continuing to blur the boundaries between digital and traditional work, pushing color, and recontextualizing traditional subject matter.'

Mystical Babes by Andre De Freitas

Erotica // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Andre De Freitas is a multi-disciplinary artist skilled in both photography and illustration. He studied at Florida's Full Sail University and got a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Animation but found the concept of stillness more captivating and began to focus more on illustration. 'Instead of just drawing, I tried to imagine myself taking photos of my subjects. That way the illusion of stillness would be a little more believable, almost like a photograph. After that, my insertion into the world of photography was almost based on instinct.'

'About A Woman' by Lilia Mazurkevich

Erotica // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Lilia Mazurkevich is a graduate of the Kiev College of Art and Design and the City & Guilds of London Art School. Her 'About A Woman' series inserts humor and irreverence into the genre of nude portraiture, juxtaposing the female body and wild animals in whimsical and often absurd configurations.

Milo Manara (NSFW!)

Erotica // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Milo Manara is an Italian comic book writer and artist known best for his domination over the erotic medium. He specializes in the representation of elegant, beautiful women caught up in unlikely and fantastical erotic scenarios...

Cristina Alonso's "Creation" Series

Erotica // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Cristina Alonso is a spanish author and illustrator based in Valencia. She has a degree in Hispanic Philology from the University of Valencia. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in design...

Rachel Idzerda and the Female Shape

Erotica // Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Rachel Idzerda takes on the often touchy subject of shape in the female image with great magnanimity, exploring the beauty that resides in all shapes and sizes with these upbeat illustration. Shape is not just a core facet of character design, it governs us as human beings, and Idzerda generously depicts the wide variety of women that coexist beautifully in our world. Idzerda is based in Montreal, QC.

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