Thursday , 26 November 2015

Tag Archives: Art


Artist Burns Holes In Paper With Incense Sticks To Create Amazing Art

Jihyun Park, an artist in Korea, has found a unique and quintessentially Asian approach to pointillism – he uses burning sticks of incense to burn tiny holes in huge sheets of rice paper, arranging the tiny holes into beautiful, relaxing artistic compositions. The use of incense to burn these holes isn’t merely a novelty: “the word ‘utopia’ in Korean is …

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Seth Globepainter’s Murals of Children Immersed in Colorful Galaxies

Julien Seth Malland’s murals revive crumbling walls with vibrant images of children immersed in galaxies of color. The Paris-based artist, who also goes by the pseudonym Seth Globepainter, adds depth to flat, brick-and-plaster walls with a palette of vibrant hues that seem inspired by a crayon box. These rainbow splashes are contrasted by plain drawings of children that look like …

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Artist Creates Street Art To Make People Smile On A Rainy Day

Like a new modern version of invisible ink, superhydrophobic coatings can also be used to create hidden street art that stays invisible until it gets wet. Peregrine Chuch, a Seattle-based street artist, created a series of public works of street art called Rainworks using the same sort of hydrophobic coatings. Church creates the artwork spontaneously because he has been assured …

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Sculptor Merges Animals And Plants In Otherworldly Sculptures

Ellen Jewett, a talented sculptor based in Canda, creates unbelievably detailed and delicate-looking handmade clay sculptures of creatures that look like they’d be right at home in our wildest dreams (or nightmares) Ellen says her inspiration comes “from animal physiology and a love of the fantastic, grotesque and absurd. Each sculpture is handmade and painted with no more tools than …

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An Artist Spent 7 Years In The Forest Doing Something That’s Simply…Magical

London-based artist and photographer Ellie Davis captures magical visions of the forest. Her scenes feature both the natural beauty of an area and a creation of her own making. Davis’ surreal, dreamlike images are mysterious, hinting at exploration and the realms of the unknown. The effect is at once inviting, soothing, menacing, and fraught with potential danger. Davis uses centuries …

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3D Art Museum In Philippines

Most museums don’t like to see their visitors take pictures, some going so far as to charge them for the privilege. But this is not the case at the Art In Island museum in Manila, The Philippines. Here, visitors are encouraged to interact and have fun with the art pieces, taking as many photos as they want. “Art paintings are …

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Street Art ‘Surgeon’

Have you ever wondered what the skeleton of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle or a mermaid might look like? Nychos has – this Vienna-based artist seems to have a fascination with anatomical diagrams, turning some of his murals into creepy dissections.

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Banksy Sneaks Into Gaza To Create Controversial Street Art

Banksy, a street artist revered by thousands for his ability to express powerful messages and capture our attention, has finally addressed arguably the most controversial topic he could have possibly used his art to comment on – the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Gaza strip.

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How The Euro Would Look If It Was Designed By This Hungarian Student

The euro is a controversial currency, but one thing that we can agree upon is that this currency might look a lot better if Hungarian graphic design student Barbara Bernat had anything to say about it. She created a series of fictional Hungarian euros with beautiful and elegant illustrations of European plants and animals that I would just love to …

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These Students Are Blown Away By What’s Waiting In Their Classroom

It’s important for students to feel inspired in whatever they’re studying. The best way to encourage this is to surround them with fascinating things to pique their interests. At least that’s what a middle school art teacher and Reddit user found. His method of inspiring his students also serves as a great way to pass his free time in the …

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Delightful Paper Dioramas Showcase Iconic Cities Atop Famous Foods

In Bea Crespo and Andrea G. Portoles’ delightful “Brunchcity” series, paper dioramas form iconic skylines that pop out of foods for which major cities are famous. Crespo, an illustrator, created the charming drawings, selecting and sketching landmarks that represent each city. For example, the ruins of Athens’ Parthenon rises out of a dish of Greek yogurt, Cuba’s capital building and …

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