While most of us throw away used tea bags in the trash, artist Zaman Uz sees them as unique canvases to paint intricate scenes. The result is a beautiful series of paintings, entitled ‘Teabag Stories,’ which portray everyday scenes that we often neglect in our busy lives. All of these illustrations are made on soggy and old tea bags, which surprisingly make wonderful tiny canvases.
Many people take the opportunity to get a tattoo to show off their personal style or passion. It is a great way to display your true passion and love to the the world. Moreover, it’s even a good way for a tattoo artist to experiment with designs using their imagination. Hungarian tattoo artist Boglárka Tóth specialises in making nature and Nouveau inspired tattoos to help...
22 Sep 2017
Self-taught Indian artist Midhun.R.R. from Trivandrum, Kerala creates stunning portraits using a very unusual medium – ‘hair.’ Hair is not an easy medium to work with – as it is very difficult to place it the way one desires. But this brilliant artist has developed his own form of monochromatic art that involves the use of hair as an innovative medium to create detailed illustrations.
21 Sep 2017
in Art, Design, Handicraft
Ukraine-based husband-wife duo, Andrew and Tatyana Smanfe, creates whimsical metal art by bending and welding steel wires. Together they create stunning sculptures, wall decor, and 3D paintings – all crafted from several steel wires. These gorgeous art pieces are likely to enhance any contemporary home decor with their exquisiteness.
20 Sep 2017
Half painting, half sculpture! The outstanding 3D portrait, titled Descent, is created by artist Bruce Mackley by drilling over 20, 000 everyday screws into a wooden board. To sculpt this industrial mosaic, he used decking and framing screws and further set them into painted pine board at varying depths. The result is a breathtaking 3D painting that looks realistic from a certain distance. Only when...
18 Sep 2017
Hungarian artist Timea Papp creates adorable, full-of-life pictures using pebbles. Not just stones, she also uses wood pieces, paint, and her creative imagination to make beautiful illustrations, which resemble actual paintings. We have seen many artists who paint on pebbles, but creating full pictures out of stones is something unusual and absolutely wonderful.
16 Sep 2017
A bee hotel is a place that you create for native bees to breed and flourish. Czech designer Boleslav Daska (of DILNA HAMMER) makes colourful hotels for bees, butterflies, and other insect pollinators. All these species play an important role when it comes to plant pollination, as well as, producing useful substances such as honey, silk, lacquer, and wax. But sadly most of these insect...
14 Sep 2017
Even those who are afraid of insects and creepy crawlies couldn’t resist admiring the beauty of these colourful insect sculptures. Created by Raku Inoue, Japanese artist and designer who currently lives in Montreal, these delicate insects are made from a variety of flowers and leaves.
12 Sep 2017
Berlin-based artist Allen Shaw was born in Bihar, India and still feels a deep connection to his roots. Using watercolours, he illustrates portraits that keep him in touch with his hometown and bring back the memories of his childhood. In his new painting collection, he has portrayed some beautiful bicycle stories from India.
08 Sep 2017
in Art, Painting, Photography
What if your favourite painting on the wall could come alive? Well, we’re not sure about all the paintings, but Gustav Klimt’s iconic paintings, which were created during his “Golden Phase” from 1899 through 1910, are brought into real life by photographer Inge Prader. The talented photographer has managed to recreate selected iconic works with the help of real models.