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Leaf Art: Artist creates intriguing artwork on fallen leaves Art / Design / Handicraft

Artists have an incredible ability to turn almost anything into a beautiful work of art. Lorenzo Manuel Durán from Cáceres, Spain is one such artist who keeps art natural by carving intriguing designs on fallen leaves. He uses a scalpel to precisely cut designs into leaves of all shapes and sizes. The resulting leaf art is intricately beautiful and delicate at the same time.


Indian artist duo creates paper cut portraits of some iconic personalities Art / Design / Handicraft

Indian artist duo, Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama, creates an intricate series of handcrafted paper cut portraits of some iconic personalities from cinema, history, as well as, mythology. Hailing from Ahmedabad, the largest city in the state of Gujarat, India, both these talented artists have been experimenting with paper cut art since last one year. The end results are absolutely pleasant and bear a close...

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Irish artist carves avocado pits into tiny faces of forest spirits Art / DIY / Handicraft

Avocado lovers can now wear a part of their favourite fruit as a pendant, all thanks to Irish artist Jan Campbell. While most people throw away avocado pits without giving a second thought, this brilliant artist sees these pits as a unique canvas to carve tiny faces of forest spirits and other creatures. It’s absolutely amazing how she turns avocado pits into a beautiful series...

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Artist turns his psychedelic visions into unique wood sculptures Art / Design / Handicraft

Visionary artist Chris Isner uses ancient woodworking technique to record his, as well as his client’s, visions into unique wood sculptures. You’ll be amazed to know that Isner got to know about this age-old woodworking method through his visions. Yes, you read that right. During an Ayahuasca ceremony, he received clear instructions about this technique, and since then, he is using it for creating stunning...

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Déjà Vu Art / Handicraft / Painting

At first glance, these colourful cityscapes created by Polish artist Albin Talik look like oil paintings with bold, irregular brush strokes. But these are actually collages made out of torn scraps of paper. The technique is called paper painting in which thousands of pieces of cut paper are taken in a whole array of colours and further arranged on a canvas using glue.


Chamba Rumal: Lesser-known art of Himalayan embroidery by royalties Art / Handicraft

For most of us, a handkerchief is a mere accessory of daily use. But in Chamba, a mountainous town in Himachal Pradesh, it is an integral part of the local heritage, history, and art. The art of making Chamba Rumal (means handkerchief) dates back to the 17th century. Back then, the Himalayan embroidery was done on two to four square feet piece of cloth by...

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Incredible steampunk sculptures made from antiques and scrap metal Art / Handicraft

Utilizing unused materials is not just a way to reduce waste, but also a clever method to create something aesthetic and functional for daily use. Recently, we came across incredibly detailed steampunk sculptures by Lithuania-based artist Artūras Tamašauskas. The talented artist uses antique stuff and other recycled metal pieces (that otherwise regarded as trash) to create these art pieces with painstaking detail.



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