Retuta's Tumblr

The Visual and Written Chronicles of Phillip.

Who Be He?
They call him Phillip Retuta. He calls himself a visual & interactive designer, motion graphics artist, and illustrator -- an all-around artist. He's 29 years old, from Chicago, living in NYC, and has a lovely husky-lab mix named Nico. Currently employed as Senior Designer at a digital and social media firm.

What's All This Then?
Well, it's a fairly random tumblog of current and upcoming art endevours, photographs, comic sketches, creative philosophies, inspirations, and generally incomplete art projects.

So yeah, it's like a sketchbook.

Demo Reel 2012-2013

My Stuff
Portfolio
Blog
Comic
Graphic Novel
Flickr
Vimeo
Threadless

 

austinkleon:

Andrea Dezsö’s Embroidered “Lessons From My Mother”

I met Andrea in San Diego last year and was immediately floored by her work. (Also, being 1/4 Romanian but still knowing almost nothing about Romania, I’m always fascinated by Romanian artists.)

NYTimes:

From afar, the stitching and calming colors looked like the work of a doting grandmother, but up close there were images of vaginas, fetuses and a study of the myths that mothers told their daughters in Transylvania, Romania, where Ms. Dezsö, 39, was raised…

Working in the city has provided fodder for many of her ideas and for her embroidery series, which she stitched while traveling throughout the city. A woman stitching in public is viewed differently in different neighborhoods, Ms. Dezsö found.

“If I’m in Queens, people think I’m a traditional woman,” Ms. Dezsö said. “If I’m in Manhattan, it’s the hippest thing.”

See more of Andrea’s work here.

  1. rvckii reblogged this from opalinefeather
  2. amphibiandaze reblogged this from plutoniangrrrl
  3. breadquandacrumbs reblogged this from breadquandacrumbs
  4. marissakitten reblogged this from artsyphartsy
  5. jessthebest1201 reblogged this from hellotinyharriet
  6. ameliasnebula reblogged this from twisterthecat
  7. tsubom reblogged this from fuckyeahhardfemme
  8. chinupmylove reblogged this from dorothealouise
  9. uni-cuntz reblogged this from katzerella
  10. aestheticfeatures reblogged this from austinkleon
  11. terrifyingturtles reblogged this from kaykaysings14
  12. kaykaysings14 reblogged this from h-eavydreamer
  13. fureckles reblogged this from h-eavydreamer
  14. i-dont-just-dream reblogged this from h-eavydreamer
  15. laluna-rosa reblogged this from h-eavydreamer
  16. h-eavydreamer reblogged this from keepingupwiththekardacheyennes
  17. loser-bruiser reblogged this from fuckyeahhardfemme
  18. viktor-ferdinand reblogged this from austinkleon
  19. the-pet-glacier reblogged this from lindsaybottos
  20. ironyironyirony reblogged this from thesehandsaresosmall
  21. soursei reblogged this from unadoptable
  22. simplertimesimplermind reblogged this from weathrr
  23. doctorslee reblogged this from weathrr
  24. weathrr reblogged this from chaosgrl