Despite its panoramic landscapes that are likely to take your breath away, life in Ladakh is extremely harsh. This cold desert at 10,000 feet and receives an average of mere 50mm of rainfall every year. Moreover, global warming has put a threat on the ice shelves everywhere, while Himalayan glaciers are believed to be shrinking more quickly than any on earth, as per the researchers....
Since the existence of human civilisation, the ability to handcraft sculptures and art pieces has remained with us. One of the ancient forms of craft is doll making. Skilled in this art form, Vijitha Retheesh, a native of Palluruthy in Kochi, creates pretty dolls by recycling paper. Not just one or two, but she has a full army of neatly packed paper dolls that appears...
Australian photographic artist, Phoebe Hofsteede, uses mixed media to express her love for nature, and make all her creations out of recycled materials. The latest artworks by Hofsteede emphasis on sustainability with the use of recycled vintage frames that holds stunning photographs including real pressed flowers.
For those who love nature and elegant statement jewellery, there is a good news. You can get both in one, all thanks to Etsy shop Claycessories. Started by British artist Janna Baranovska, this online shop offers stunning detail-oriented floral jewellery that resembles life-like flowers. These enhancing floral jewellery pieces not only spruce up your outfits but also stay with you forever, unlike real flowers.
Heather Rooney, 25-year-old American artist, specialises in making photorealistic drawings. After seeing her amazing artwork we are sure you’d be hooked, just like us. These are the most realistic portraits that are made with a few coloured and graphite pencils. These portraits could easily be mistaken as real photographs, due to the incredible detailing. Even at a closer look, you would not be able to...
People express their views on various social issues in our society through wirtings, speeches or art. Street artist Igor Dobrowolski is among those who rely on art to express his thoughts. Using stunning hyper-realistic paintings, this young artist (who started painting just four years ago) highlights various social problems in an artistic way.
From heavy machinery to other unused small items, there are many forgotten goods in a dump yard that seems ugly to many but to an artists eye it is a chest full of treasures – as only an “edgymind” knows how to turn “trash to art”. Using various waste metal objects, North Carolina-based artist, Melissa Bennett, creates stunning art pieces that are worth your attention.
While most five-year-olds begin learning finger painting and potato prints at this age, Cassandra Gee (a.k.a Cassie), creates such incredible swirl paintings that deserve to be in a gallery, not a primary school. Another thing that makes her artworks unique is the fact that all of them are created using kitchen utensils, instead of paint brushes.
When was the last time you used Microsoft Paint? Maybe in the late 80s or 90s when you were learning to use a computer in school. While the developers of Windows are likely to drop this feature in the next update (as per a news report), a 87-year-old woman creates incredible landscape paintings using Microsoft Paint.
Do you know the art of paper cutting dates back to the second century AD? That time paper was invented in Eastern Han Dynasty in China and many artists started using it to make creative crafts. Aside from Chinese people, this form of art was popular in many civilizations such as Jewish, Japanese, Filipino, and more.