Lauren D'Amato's Dark Vixen

Erotica // Friday, January 18, 2013
'In my work I portray the world as I see it with all of its observable imperfections, in order to capture the intrinsic beauty of the grotesque. My process begins by hand with pen and ink illustrations which are then colored and reworked on the computer. Through illustrating the impermanence of life I try to remind the viewer that death is a natural and inevitable occurrence. As an artist I try to escape the futility of existence rather than accept it.' Lauren D'Amato

Pop-Eyes for Olive Oyl

Erotica // Friday, January 18, 2013
An adult version of the classic sailor Popeye, a cartoon fictional character created by Elzie Crisler Segar, who has appeared in comic strips and animated cartoons and on television since 1929. This seductive portrayl of the couple, Popeye and his love Olive Oyl was illustrated by the artist Derbyblue. Eat your spinach!

Monarchy & Dita Von Teese -Disintegration

Erotica // Friday, January 18, 2013
The femme fatale, Dita Von Teese, joins the music duo Monarchy for an electrifying vocal debut in “Disintegration”. This fast pased, erotic portrayl as directed by Roy Raz is sure to arouse your senses.

The Evolution of... Hairstyles

Erotica // Friday, January 18, 2013
This full frontal print by edgy LA graphic designer Ashkahn Shahparnia celebrates three popular (ahem) hairstyles of the last fifty years: the shag, the crew cut and chrome dome. Remember—fashion trends tend to wax and wane, so who knows what the 2010s will bring? LOVE.

Sibylline's Vintage Beauties

Erotica // Thursday, January 17, 2013
Sibylline is a French, 20 year old illustrator & graphic designer that is admittedly fascinated by the 50's and has an obvious affinity for all things from that era. Her work is laced with gorgeously curvaceous females in pin-up poses and an array of the vintage touches that you'd expect to see in the work of that time.

Brom's Fantasy Paintings

Erotica // Thursday, January 17, 2013
Born in the deep dark south in the mid-sixties. Brom, an army brat, spent his entire youth on the move and unabashedly blames living in such places as Japan, Hawaii, Germany, and Alabama for all his afflictions. From his earliest memories Brom has been obsessed with the creation of the weird, the monstrous, and the beautiful...

Floit's Sweethearts

Erotica // Thursday, January 17, 2013
The artist Floit considers herself a web designer who likes to spend her free time doodling, reading and watching movies. Living and working in Spain, she has created an adorable series of illustrated vixens and sweethearts that she has turned into prints. I love the vibrant watercolor touches on her works, adding to the sweet seduction.

Simon Birch: Figurative Erotica

Erotica // Thursday, January 17, 2013
'As a full time artist, Simon Birch is a young Hong Kong painter who's made a huge impact with his energy and vision in the last few years. Apart from his critically acclaimed, dramatic paintings, he's managed to produce overwhelming installations, curated wonderful exhibitions, collaborated with leading artists, produced high profile commissioned works....the list goes on, needless to say Birch is one passionate, motivated man.'

Our Final Mention of 50 Anything Grey

Erotica // Wednesday, January 16, 2013
By now, I'm sure we've all had our fill of the '50 Shades' phenomenon, the parodies, the readings and the painfully disturbing moment when you realize your mom's entire book club has chosen it as their book of the month. Well, lets just give it one last hurrah, for arts sake, with this humorous little illustration from Marj  Newnham. Ok, I'm done.

Matt Fry's Seductive Photography

Erotica // Wednesday, January 16, 2013
'I want to tell the story of someone in that moment, as they are..' says Matt Fry on his gorgeously sensual photographic works. Matt specialized in delicate, beautiful portraits of young women, casually seducing you with their feminine gaze. Matt is based out of Los Angeles, CA.

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