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Monika Thakur

Monika has been writing about trending artifacts across diverse platforms for over three years. Her all-time fascination with both traditional and non-traditional artworks led her to explore the world of art and humanities. She founded EdgyMinds in 2016 to discover emerging artists and indulge her passion for creativity. Connect with her at Facebook I Twitter I G Plus

Bamboo Insects: Artist creates incredibly life-like insects out of bamboo
in Art, Design, DIY, Handicraft

Bamboo Insects: Artist creates incredibly life-like insects out of bamboo

Some artists are able to create such realistic sculptures that it’s hard to believe they are made by human hands. Japanese artist Noriyuki Saitoh is one immensely talented sculptor, who masters the art of capturing features of tiny insects. He contrives incredibly realistic insects using bamboo. After looking at these Bamboo Insects, you’ll be surprised at the level of realism that each sculpture displays.

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16 Oct 2017
Junk to Art: Captain Heartless turns old motor rots into robotic lamps
in Art, Design, DIY, Offbeat

Junk to Art: Captain Heartless turns old motor rots into robotic lamps

While most old electronics and appliances end up in landfills, Captain Heartless gives a second life to these unused metal objects. Instead of throwing away old motor rots found in the junkyards, he turns them into interesting robotic lamps. These functional steampunk lamps will please the nerd within you while adding aesthetic industrial charm to your home or office interior.

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13 Oct 2017
This Indian architect is making art accessible for the visually impaired
in Art, Inspirational, Painting

This Indian architect is making art accessible for the visually impaired

Most of us have been to an art museum or gallery, where we need to be quiet, respectful and above all, “Don’t touch the art!” But what if you’re visually impaired? Sure, someone can describe it to you, but it’s not the same experience as seeing it with your eyes. With an aim to change this scenario, 27-year-old Indian architect, Siddhant Shah, is making make...

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12 Oct 2017
Micro-art: Detailed paintings on rice grains and tiny pieces of paper!
in Art, DIY, Painting

Micro-art: Detailed paintings on rice grains and tiny pieces of paper!

Sheila Mae Bernaldez is a member of an art organisation, GUHIT PINAS, in the Philippines. According to her, this organisation gave her an opportunity to explore her skills and capabilities. Now she is doing her individual DIY art projects on very little things like “rice grains.” Yes! She makes incredibly detailed micro-paintings on rice grains, as well as, very tiny pieces of paper. This makes...

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10 Oct 2017
FantasyWire’s dramatic wire sculptures portray ‘fairies in motion’
in Art, DIY, Offbeat

FantasyWire’s dramatic wire sculptures portray ‘fairies in motion’

Redefining the idea of fascinating fairies, artist Robin Wight, aka FantasyWire, creates a dramatic collection of wire sculptures depicting ‘fairies in motion.’ With his fanciful wire sculpture art, he wants to change our traditional depiction of fairies. Professionally Wight is in a manufacturing field, but his dynamic representation of fairies represents this true artistic soul.

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05 Oct 2017
Artistic pharmacist cleverly combines his drawings with real life
in Art, Artists, Sketching

Artistic pharmacist cleverly combines his drawings with real life

Mokhallad Habib from Lebanon, Middle East is a professional pharmacist but he doesn’t let his profession interfere with his creativity. Tickling his artistic nerve every now or then, he likes to create fun anime drawings that cleverly blends with the realistic world. It is really amazing to see how he mixes drawing, photography and real-life objects to form unique surreal scenes.

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04 Oct 2017
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