Art / Offbeat
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...
Art / Artists
Do you remember the last time you wrote or received a handwritten letter? In digital era of fast-paced emails and other texting apps, this seems too old school. But Mumbai-based architect and self-taught artist, Sumedha Sah, is bringing back the lost art of writing letters through her initiative The Snail Mail Project.
Art / Design
Washington-based collage artist Megan Coyle creates stunning portraits using everyday magazines. Her unique collages are made with such brilliance that you may mistake them as real paintings. Through manipulation of paper and magazine strips, she recreates the feel of paintings with bold colours.
Art / Design / DIY / Photography
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.
Art / Sketching
Cathy Sheeter from Colorado is a brilliant artist who creates very realistic animal artwork on a unique medium – “scratchboard.” Using ink-coated boards and a sharp tool, she scratches the top layer of the board to reveal the white clay underneath. It’s amazing how wonderfully she carves the board to form hyper-realistic wildlife portraits.
Art / Painting
Brian Kesinger is one imaginative artist who knows well how to put TEA into art. He works as a story artist for Disney animation by day but by night he unwinds himself with a hot cup of tea – using it as a unique medium to create steampunk art.
Art / Design / Handicraft
While some storytellers narrate their stories through plays or via written scripts in form of novels, Mumbai-based husband-wife duo, Hari Panicker and Deepti Nair, makes use of paper cut art and light to tell fascinating tales. Bringing life to their paper art through backlighting, the duo manages to take the viewers on a beautiful journey to mythical lands.
Art / Design / Instruments / Painting
Giving contemporary touch to traditional instruments, Russian husband-wife duo recreates Siberian Drums with realistic animal paintings. Hailing from Krasnoyarsk in Russia, Irina and Vladislav sustain the ancestral essence of the instruments by designing them in a traditional way. However, the realistic paintings on these drums add modern aesthetic appeal to each piece.
Art / Design / Handicraft / Offbeat
We never thought that fragile eggshells can be used to create some of the arduous artworks. But imaginative artist Dana Liashenko has completely changed our perception and you need to see her creations that are made from actual embryo vessels. She carefully ornates sculptures illustrating the aesthetic potential of this unexpected material.
Art / Artists / Painting / Sketching
Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge to create one ink illustration per day – the entire month. This Inktober challenge was actually started in 2009 by Mr. Jake Parker, who wanted to improve his inking skills and make a positive drawing habit. So, he challenged himself to draw one drawing for 31 days in the month of October.