The Mixed Media Sketchbooks of Gosia Herba

Gosia Herba mixes gouache, collage, pencils, crayons, and watercolour to create beautiful compositions in her sketchbook. She illustrates people, animals, and objects in an abstract way that gives them a round, puffy presence. The general feeling of her sketchbook is happy and playful, but also mysterious because in a handful of the paintings you can see the characters […]

The School of Life tells us Why Design Matters

Happy Thursday everyone! We have had the lovely opportunity to have Marié Serfontein intern here at Nicework, and asked her if she has anything interesting to share with us – and she did!  <insert drumroll here> Life is crammed with questions. Quick questions, hard questions, silly questions, sobering questions, life-changing questions – even ones that fit into […]

Danil Polevoy

Ukranian artist Danil Polevoy creates wonderful photo collages that create a mash up between historical imagery with pop culture. These are a few I liked: Watchmen/The Nameless Soliders, Germany, 1914 The Kiss Orchestra, Wisconsin, circa 1931 Adolf Hitler and works of art, 1941 Mrs Parker and Son, Washington DC, circa 1918 The first McDonalds restaurant, […]