Kamis, Agustus 25, 2011
Apple Inc.‘s Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs is shown in this combination of file photographs dating (top row L to R) 2000, 2003, 2005,(bottom row L to R) 2006, 2008 and 2009. Jobs has resigned his position as CEO of Apple,and recommended that COO Tim Cook replace him, the company announced August 24. (Reuters)
Apple Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs (L) stands beneath a photograph of him and Apple-co founder Steve Wozniak from the early days of Apple during the launch of Apple’s new «iPad» tablet computing device in San Francisco, California, in this January 27, 2010 file photograph. Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple, the company announced August 24. Tim Cook, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, who has been standing in for Jobs during his medical leave, has been named the new CEO, with Jobs becoming Chairman. (Kimberly White / Reuters)
American businessman and engineer Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer Inc, at the first West Coast Computer Faire, where the Apple II computer was debuted, in Brooks Hall, San Francisco, California, April 16th or 17th, 1977. (Tom Munnecke / Getty Images)
An artisan works on semi-finished clay statues of Hindu deities in Kumartoli, the idol-makers’ village of Kolkata, India, on August 22. (Dibyangshu Sarkar / AFP — Getty Images)
An artisan at work in Kumartoli. Ongoing monsoon rain has made it difficult for the artisans to finish their idols on schedule, with the recent economic slowdown and high inflation adding to the difficulties of the idol-makers ahead of the festive season. (Dibyangshu Sarkar / AFP — Getty Images)
Artisans work on clay statues of the Hindu goddess Durga. (Dibyangshu Sarkar / AFP — Getty Images)
An artisan works on a statue of the Hindu goddess Durga. (Dibyangshu Sarkar / AFP — Getty Images)
Sabtu, Agustus 13, 2011
This piece was a gift for Maria Gibson and features a model riding a reflective pig while holding a whip with an apple attached to it.
Maria Gibson makes another appearance in Birault’s work but this time she’s dressed as a "Space Chick," sitting on a shiny squid.
This piece features Bambi, a characher that Birault did for 2D Artist Magazine. In this piece Bambi is sitting on a tank, dressed as a sexy tank commander.
This piece was done for a poker website. Lots of details were added to the money.
This image was created from a refrence photo of Irina Sheik. You can see a tutorial of the steps here.
This image is a Steampunk version of Birault’s favorite super hero.
This painting was done for a cover for Subabysse II, an RPG game.
This image is a caricature of Vamp Nadine, a model from the Netherlands.
This image was Birault’s contribution to the Caricaturama Showdown 3000.
This piece was a concept for a comic book character that Birault worked on.
This piece was an RPG character concept inspired by Norman Rockwell’s style and tones.
This is a caricature of the beautiful Gong Li.
This image was the cover of the zombie issue of Imagine FX Magazine.
This piece was done for a pin up exhibition in Paris and Montreal.
This piece was inspired by the work of Rembrandt.
This piece was inspired by the work of Eric Tranchefeux on Rembrandt.
This piece was done for a poker website.
This caricature portrait was commissioned by Rosie Lugosi.
This piece was a gift to Andrew Hickinbottom. You can see how the piece came together here.
Here is another rendering of Bambi riding a space rocket.
This piece is fan art of the 80′s german metal band Warlock and their singer, Doro Pesch.
A girl and a chainsaw.
This piece was inspired by the work of Thomas Lawrence’s paintings in the National Portrait gallery.
This was done for a cover of the Swedish Magazine, Opus.
It may feel like you are in the middle of a Jules Verne adventure as you descend in to the depths of the world. After a one hundred and fifty meter climb down wooden stairs the visitor to the salt mine will see some amazing sites. About the most astounding in terms of its sheer size and audacity is the Chapel of Saint Kinga. The Polish people have for many centuries been devout Catholics and this was more than just a long term hobby to relieve the boredom of being underground. This was an act of worship.Amazingly, even the chandeliers are made of salt. An act of worship indeed.