Need Color Inspiration? Take Some Tips from Beyoncé

Inspiration is EVERYWHERE. If you need more convincing, just take a look at the entrancing little blog Beyoncé Palettes. Here the singer’s many, many photographs are used as the source for inspired color palettes which harmonize with Queen Bey herself. Whether you’re painting the kid’s room, designing an event website, or searching for a look to set your latest poster apart, this creative exercise is a great example for any designer.

Spell It With Beyonce: Illustrated Alphabet Celebrates Beyonce’s Career

Is anyone still objecting to Beyonce being the Queen? Of everything? Didn’t think so.

To celebrate the queen of the music charts, artist Vivian Loh created a full alphabet made of “Beyonces.”

Eye Candy: Celebrity Portraits Made of Sugary Sweets

Willy Wonka would be so proud of Mexican artist Cristiam Ramos; his art work is completed entirely out of candy! At his studio in Orlando, Florida, the 32 year old artist uses gummy bears, licorice, candy hearts, , M&M’s, bubble gum, after dinner mints, and a lot of patience to meticulously glue candy to a canvas, creating intricate celebrity portraits, without any paint. Aside from re-designing iconic faces out of candy, the artist has also built a life size motorcycle out of 20,000 sweets! Ramos’ sweet portraits can sell for up to $18,000 and some have even been placed in Ripley’s Hollywood Museum.

Dead Ringer Celebrity Caricatures

You know those stands at amusement parks where you can purchase an illustrated caricature of yourself that barely even looks like you? These are nothing like that. Freelance illustrator Pablo Lobato has been creating celebrity caricatures since the 80’s, but with his graphic design background and love for comic books, his images are much more unique. With bold, contrasting colors and abstract shaped heads and bodies made up of geometric shapes and lines, it’s amazing how each celebrity is so recognizable.