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Our Almost Real Things Artist Spotlight is composed of submissions from talented up-and-coming artists. Whether they’re students, after-hours-artists, or unemployed, these creative designers, poets, musicians and more are tirelessly pushing their art form forward. This zine is built on collaboration. If you have finished or unfinished work you’d like to feature in Almost Real Things, please shoot us an email at hello@almostrealthings.com.

Making Memories with Emree Weaver

Words: Marque Blackman Hotel Van Zandt has a crowded cocktail lounge on Friday nights, but an endless barrage of shoulder bumping wasn’t enough to deter...

Patrick Hobbie Makes His Art Come Alive

For local artist Patrick Hobbie, art is meant to evoke emotions, no matter what they may be. I first came across the artwork of Patrick...

Come As You Are with Gert Johan Manschot

Upon arriving to Johan's home AKA "The Dutch Barn" we were greeted by a friendly barking dog. As we opened his gate a few more...

A Journey Through DMs: Traveling Just One Click Away

We’ve all played 6-degrees of separation. How else would we know how close we are to Kevin Bacon? Ari Gootnick and Oliver Shahery took...

The Landscapes of West Texas by Carol Hayman

"The images are made in the desert country around the Devil’s River, Val Verde County in West Texas. The landscape ignites the imaginations of modern...

The Paint-Splattered Life of Emily Morris

Emily Morris is happiest when covered in paint. Since graduating from Texas State University in 2007 she has been exploring portraiture, surrealism, and splatters, drips and smears....

Don’t Overthink It with Austin’s BLVD

Evolving. Whimsical. Personal. If you've ever seen the elusive blue teddy bear amongst the streets of Austin, TX, you've seen the larger than life work...

Plotter Pro: The Wide Format Authority

Can the internet solve every problem? Perhaps, but at what cost to your creative freedom? Like many other artists I often quickly turn to the...

IGAustinTexas Fosters Creativity, One Square at a Time

IGAustinTexas was founded in March of 2015 by Javier Gonzalez. It is a community group dedicated to fostering creativity within Austin, Texas through the Instagram...

Bar None Poster by Zachary Zulch

Our own Graphic Designer and DJ, Zachary Zulch, has created this unique bar poster, aptly titling it "Bar None". An assortment of different drinks are...

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