Art / DIY / Handicraft
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...
Art / DIY / Offbeat
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.
Art / DIY / Offbeat / Painting
It’s not a well-kept secret that almost every artist owns a personal diary full of creative content. But a few artists like to stand out from the crowd. Falling in the same category, New York-based artist, Ruby Silvious, has her unique way of keeping a journal. Instead of a regular memoir, she picks used tea bags that we instantly throw away after finishing our tea.
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 / Design / DIY / Handicraft
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.
Art / Design / DIY / Offbeat
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.
Art / DIY / Painting
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...
Art / DIY / Offbeat
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.
Art / Design / DIY
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.
Art / Design / DIY
Ganesh Chaturthi, the Hindu festival that reveres Lord Ganesha, is celebrated every year enthusiastically in various parts of India, especially in Maharashtra. This year, American multinational automaker Ford teamed with Madhvi Khaitan Pittie, who set up WorkshopQ that’s an innovative eco-product manufacturing company, to create a six-feet tall Ganesha sculpture made from over 500 kg recycled car parts – including clutch plates, disk brakes, fenders,...