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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

75-year-old visually-impaired artist plays flute & draws sketches
in Art, Artists, Music, Sketching

75-year-old visually-impaired artist plays flute & draws sketches

An artist suffering from a mental block has a huge mountain to climb, but for a visually-impaired artist, it’s a whole new level of struggle to overcome. Ashok Sangle is a 75-year-old artist from Kolhapur who has lost 90-percent of his vision but still following his passion for playing flute and sketching. This visually-impaired artist proves that art is all about your unique perspective and...

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21 Dec 2017
These are not photographs, but incredibly realistic paintings!!
in Art, Painting

These are not photographs, but incredibly realistic paintings!!

Artists can wield all sorts of magic on canvas. Italian painter Marco Grassi is one such brilliant artist who creates incredibly realistic paintings that can be mistaken as real photographs. No kidding! These are not real photographs, but remarkable paintings that balance on a very thin line between hyperrealism and surrealism.

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18 Dec 2017
Screw Art utilizes ‘nuts and bolts’ as paint to create riveting portraits
in Art, Design, Painting

Screw Art utilizes ‘nuts and bolts’ as paint to create riveting portraits

Contemporary artists have an ability to think beyond the norm, hence they keep challenging themselves to re-interpret the functionality of some common objects. Recently, we came across the stunning work of Russian artist Marat Nabi, who recreates famous paintings using screws. He does his work with such fine detailing that you may mistake this Screw Art as painting.

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13 Dec 2017
Metal Art: This lady turns old snow shovels into beautiful winter scenes
in Art, Offbeat

Metal Art: This lady turns old snow shovels into beautiful winter scenes

You may have seen many beautiful winter landscapes pictures, but have you ever seen a piece of metal turned into an elegant scenery? Nebraska-based fine artist Cindy Chinn gives a wonderful makeover to scrap metal. She turns old snow shovels into stunning winter scenes. You’ll be amazed to see how a tool that’s used to clear up snow can be transformed into such incredible metal...

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07 Dec 2017
Dramatic dioramas of famous logos made by Vatsal Kataria
in Art, Design, DIY, Photography

Dramatic dioramas of famous logos made by Vatsal Kataria

Vatsal Kataria, an Indian conceptual photographer, is not just known for capturing unique photographs, but also for creating out-of-the-world DIY projects. Earlier we have seen his exclusive collections – “miniature versions of places from his dreams” and “photo series showing the same scene in two different perspectives.” Now he has come up with another exclusive project that will surely leave you spellbound.

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28 Nov 2017
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