10 Sketchy Police Sketches

wanted police sketches

Things are probably easier now with computer software but I couldn’t think of a more challenging job than a police sketch artist. Some of the ‘artists’ below should think about finding less challenging careers as this one doesn’t seem to be working out for them. Something not involving portrait sketches or anything at all to do with art would be more appropriate ;-) Continue Reading

Adult Coloring Book by Ryan Hunter

colouring book for grown ups

I know this has recently gone viral as half of the people on my facebook friends list have probably shared it over the past few days, but for the 3 of you out there who haven’t seen the Coloring Book for Grown Ups, here it is. It’s an adult activity book with a variety of challenges and tasks to complete which could either make you laugh or cry, depending how your life has turned out. It is currently the best selling comedy book on Amazon.Continue Reading

Draw My Selfies App

drawing selfies app

I haven’t used this phone app called French Girls but browsing through their picture gallery online kinda made me smile so I thought I better share it. I couldn’t use it even if I wanted to though as I have an Android phone and there only seems to be an iPhone version available at the moment. People submit their selfies (photos of themselves) and users of the app are then asked to draw them. Some artists take the job seriously and other don’t.Continue Reading

Gilbert Legrand Sculpture Out of Tools and Everyday Objects

french artist sculpture

I love these quirky sculptures made from everyday objects by the French artist Gilbert Legrand. He uses knives, scissors, door hinges, paint brushes, cork screws, zippers, and all sorts of other household items to create little people and animals. Art, like life, is too often serious and weighed down with issues. We need more fun art :-) Continue Reading

American Man Stuck in Giant Vagina Sculpture

man stuck in giant vagina

The only time art is ever mentioned in the mainstream media is when something bizarre or shocking happens and a man being swallowed by a giant vagina fits the bill. The American exchange student in Germany was trying to pose for a funny picture in the massive stone vagina sculpture and found himself stuck in it. Twenty-two firefighters and 5 rescue vehicles later and the guy was freed from the 6 foot high vagina.Continue Reading

Spider-Man Hard-On Taken Down

spiderman hardon

South Korean artist Eunsuk Yoo’s Spider-Man sculpture hanging from the side of a building has been taken down after complaints from the public. The red and blue superhero is looking down over a public rest area and playground with a giant erection bulging out of his tights. I’m thinking either heights excite Spidey or there’s a stripper pole in the playground. After being up there for almost 12 months the artist was told to alter the Spider-Man sculpture or take it down.Continue Reading

Queen of England does a Poo

queen taking a shit on toilet

The paparazzi are not really photographers, they’re not really people either, they’re more annoying mosquitoes than anything else. But people keep lapping up their voyeuristic wares and the paparazzi continue to put food on their tables. So they’re just giving us what we want and you can’t blame them for wanting to make a living. A guilty pleasure I admit to is when they capture the rich and powerful ruling elite of the world in compromising situations. Like the queen of England with her pants down, reading a magazine on the toilet, taking a crap.Continue Reading

Car Company Opel’s Animals Colliding Ad Campaign

opel car company ad campaign

I’m not sure this ad campaign by the German car maker Opel really works. I guess it works to some extent as it has prompted me to share it, which means it’s viral and is doing what it’s meant to (free advertising), but other than that, I’m not so impressed. Maybe I’m just getting old and losing my sense of humor, but I don’t find a cute little penguin stuck in the bum of a polar bear funny. The ad agency Scholz & Friends created the campaign to highlight the new forward collision alert feature on Opel vehicles and the joke is that animals don’t have this function.Continue Reading

Funny Animal Portraits

zoo portraits by yago partal

Some of these creations by Spanish photographer Yago Partal are much more successful than others. The Zoo Portraits project humanizes animals, making a cow look less like beef and a pig look less like bacon. I think we’re meant to relate to the animals, but it’s just as much about smiling too. They’re fun. Their outfits generally match the character of the animal.Continue Reading

Cartoonist David Rowe at the Hughes Gallery

political cartoonist david rowe

Editorial cartoonist for the Australian Financial Review, David Rowe is now showing at the Hughes Gallery in Surry Hills, Sydney. Rowe’s Labor Years is a look at the madness that is politics, with a focus on the Australian left. The only things good about politics are the political cartoons and David Rowe is one of Australia’s best, if not the best.Continue Reading