Book Review: Crawl Space by Jesse Jacobs

Crawl Space is a psychedelic graphic novel created by Jesse Jacobs, published by Koyama Press, and embodies the artist’s unique style of art and storytelling. Jacobs’ first graphic novel published with Koyama Press is his psychedelic creation myth By This You Shall Know Him (2012). This was followed, in 2014, by the publication of Safari…

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The Psychology Behind James Roper’s Artwork

James Roper is a multidisciplinary artist based in Manchester, UK. He uses traditional painting, as well as digital art software like Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop, in order to create brilliant and distinctive psychedelic paintings. Roper employs a variety of artistic styles, such as abstract, surrealism, figurative, and Baroque (a form of art that flourished…

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Surreal Paintings by Interesni Kazki

Aleksei Bordusov (aka Aec) and Vladimir Manzhos (aka Waone) are two Ukrainian artists who first met in 1999 in Kiev. They were both doing regular graffiti at the time. But then in 2005, they decided to team up and create the duo Interesni Kazki (which means Interesting Fairytales). The duo have since painted surrealistic murals…

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The Visionary Art of Ben Ridgway

Ben Ridgway is a 3D artist who teaches at San Francisco State University in California, having previously worked for Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft in the development of video games. He creates digital art, sculptures, and animations, based on themes such as infinity, the golden ratio, sacred geometry, fractals, and technology. Ben is also using virtual…

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Ayahuasca-Inspired Art by Luis Tamani

Luis Tamani is an artist who was born in the Peruvian city of Pucallpa on the Amazonian Ucayali River. At the end of his academic training in art, he was introduced to the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca, used by the indigenous peoples of the Peruvian Amazon for healing, divinatory, and spiritual purposes. Tamani’s work is influenced…

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