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53 Distorted Depictions

From Beautifully Awkward Illustrations to Distorted Doggie Portraits

— July 14, 2012 — Tech
The human face is viewed on a regular basis, and now many artists are using distorted depictions of faces to view this part of the body in a whole new way. Thus, altered portraits are born and there is an increasing wave of new and inventive depictions of the human form.

Whether it is using multiple exposures to create a unique form of depth in the portrait or using the grotesque to deform and manipulate the face into something new altogether, these photos aim to shock viewers. Needless to say, it is attention-grabbing when faced with the unordinary in the ordinary faces many are used to.

This form of distorted depictions can be beneficial to future ad campaigns, as they catch the viewer's eye and cause them to second guess their vision. Consumers are changing in the ways in which they view society, and it is favorable in this day and age to be different.
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Saturated Street Art
Saturated Street Art
Taylor Gonzales Uses Recognizable Figures in His Sensational Work
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Sequential Snapshot Amalgamations
Sequential Snapshot Amalgamations
The ‘Misunderstanding Focus' Series Merges Imagery
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51
Warped Visage Portraiture
Warped Visage Portraiture
Kohei Akiba Paints Distorted Faces in a Simplistic & Haunting Manner
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50
Unflattering Celeb Illusions
Unflattering Celeb Illusions
The Flashed Face Distortion Technique is Mind-Bending
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Horrifying Hard Rock Renderings
Horrifying Hard Rock Renderings
Jason Edmiston Depicts Music Legends as Psychedelic Monsters
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48
Distorted Image Illustrations
Distorted Image Illustrations
Jens Hesse Creates Mayhem with Altered Facial Expressions
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47
Deliberately Distorted Depictions
Deliberately Distorted Depictions
These Ioana Antonov Caricatures are Humorous and Bizarre
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Distorted Conversation Captures
Distorted Conversation Captures
The USED Magazine Launch Sends Waves in the Publication Industry
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45
Patterned Mosaic Portraits
Patterned Mosaic Portraits
These Garrett Pruter Collages are Artful and Sentimental
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Warped Historical Portraits
Warped Historical Portraits
Manuel Birnbacher Modifies Old Photos in Bizarre & Humorous Ways
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Scenic Seethrough Women
Scenic Seethrough Women
Jon Duenas Uses Double Exposure to Create His Work
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Scanned Shakespearean Distortions
Scanned Shakespearean Distortions
These Pam et Jenny Pieces are Witty and Memorable
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Scary Swirly-Faced Portraiture
Scary Swirly-Faced Portraiture
Yuko Nasu Depicts People with Distorted & Eerie Visages
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Grotesque Neon Portraits
Grotesque Neon Portraits
Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo Renders Slightly Disturbing Graphics
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Distorted Icon Illustrations
Distorted Icon Illustrations
Oliver Barrett Drawings Feature Famous Favorites
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Twisted Beauty Portraits
Twisted Beauty Portraits
The Rodrigo Braga Photographic Works are Alluring and Unnerving
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Ghostly Monochrome Captures
Ghostly Monochrome Captures
Multiple Exposure Photography by Christoffer Relander is Beautiful
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36
Dynamically Digitized Editorials
Dynamically Digitized Editorials
The Josh Bitelli Arena Homme+ Editorial Features Artful Imagery
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Grotesque Watercolor Portraits
Grotesque Watercolor Portraits
Akira Beard Blends Complementary Hues with Bizarre Features
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Massive-Mouthed Faces
Massive-Mouthed Faces
Odd Stuff Magazine Presents a Series of Large Smiles
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Colorfully Distorted Portraitures
Colorfully Distorted Portraitures
The Henrietta Harris ‘Hold Still’ Exhibit is Mesmeri
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Deglamorized Fantasy Watercolors
Deglamorized Fantasy Watercolors
The Geoffrey Chadsey Portrait Drawings Reveal Wishful Thinking
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Fashionable High-End Affiches
Fashionable High-End Affiches
The M/M Paris Poster Series is Luxury and Art in Paper
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Dreary Distorted Portraits
Dreary Distorted Portraits
The Enrico Nagel 'Second Sight' Series is Cryptic
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Prismatic Geometric Portraits
Prismatic Geometric Portraits
Nicola Felaco's Vector Art Pulls Paint into a Vortex
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Psychedelic Collage Portraits
Psychedelic Collage Portraits
The tchmo 'Lost Children' Series is Otherwordly
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Psychdelic Parody Illustrations
Psychdelic Parody Illustrations
Aaron Johnston Creates Memorable and Mangled Art
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Distorted Double-Vision Depictions
Distorted Double-Vision Depictions
Rose Wong Fiddles with Duplicated and Mirror Images
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Wide-Awaiting Mouth Blogs
Wide-Awaiting Mouth Blogs
The Blow Facing Site is a Collection of Hand-Dryer Misuses
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Layered Image Photography
Layered Image Photography
'We Are Nature' by Christoffer Relander is Stunning
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Light-Bending Fashion Pictorials
Light-Bending Fashion Pictorials
Ilva Hetmann in a Prismatic Shoot Interview Germany February 2012
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Frightening Fleshy Faces
Frightening Fleshy Faces
Han Hyo Seok's Artwork is Not Meant for the Dinner Table
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Undead Family Portraits
Undead Family Portraits
Roisin McAuley Zombified Illustrations Spice Up Photos
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Dinosaur-Beaked Couture Captures
Dinosaur-Beaked Couture Captures
An Eccentric Masked Editorial for Interview Germany March 2012
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Disturbingly Disadvantaged Portraits
Disturbingly Disadvantaged Portraits
The Pierre Gonnord Photography Captures Outsiders
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18
Pinned Celeb Collages
Pinned Celeb Collages
David Adey Creates Glamorous and Grotesque Artworks
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Surreal Circus Portraits
Surreal Circus Portraits
The Manoj Jadhav 'RUH' Series is Dark and Curious
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Distorted Diver Portraits
Distorted Diver Portraits
Ezra Shaw Captures Airborne Athletes at Their Finest
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Pantyhose Portraits
Pantyhose Portraits
The Stocking Sculptures by Rosa Verloop Display Personality
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Prismatic Icon Art
Prismatic Icon Art
Tarik Mikou Blends the Best of Both Worlds
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13
Random Object Portrait Collages
Random Object Portrait Collages
These Jenya Vyguzov Photographs are Incredibly Imaginative
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Delicate Overlaid Scenery
Delicate Overlaid Scenery
Andre de Freitas Photography Uses Stunning Double Exposure Techniques
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Double Exposure Editorials
Double Exposure Editorials
Photographer Marco D'Amico Creates a Dizzying Series in Vogue Ita
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Monochromatic Double Exposures
Monochromatic Double Exposures
Florian Imgrund Melds the Natural and Human in Black and White
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9
Gruesome Sequin Caricatures
Gruesome Sequin Caricatures
These Disturbing Female Portraits Juxtapose Violence with Glamor
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8
Mangled Models
Mangled Models
The Jeremy Scott SS 2011 Show Boasts Outrageous Humor
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Morbidly Surreal Portraits
Morbidly Surreal Portraits
Igor Morski Fuses Humans and Animals in His Imaginative Art
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Delicately Distorted Portraits
Delicately Distorted Portraits
These Eugenio Recuenco Portraits are Imaginative and Avant-Garde
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5
Architecturally Morphing Minds
Architecturally Morphing Minds
Double Exposures by Dan Mountford is Compellingly Contrasting
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4
Distorted Deathlike Sculptures
Distorted Deathlike Sculptures
Seungchun Lim Explores Darkness with Daunting Human Clay Sculptures
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Distorted Doggie Portraits
Distorted Doggie Portraits
The Carli Davidson Shake Series Captures Pups Shaking Their Heads
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2
Beautifully Awkward Illustrations
Beautifully Awkward Illustrations
Gillian Lambert Pencils Warped People
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Streaky Prismatic Portraits (UPDATE)
Streaky Prismatic Portraits (UPDATE)
Marion Bolognesi Renders Perfect Faces with Runny Watercolors
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