In recent times, plants have become a major part of our home decor. Be it residential or commercial spaces – everywhere indoor plants are replacing the pocket-burning statues and other decor artifacts. But Mariana Folberg, an industrial designer who runs the San Francisco-based Mar de Fe design studio, has taken plant decor to another level with these realistic glow-in-the-dark plants.
Shubham Dogra, a self-taught artist from Jammu, has a remarkable talent for making 3D drawings that seemingly pop right off the page. Using his drawing tools, the skilled illustrator gives depth to the two-dimensional plane with meticulous shading and toning. Hence, these flat surfaces appear three-dimensional – as if the sketches have come to life.
Pencils and ballpoint pens are not mere writing instruments, if put in right hands these can also produce incredible works of art. Sunita Pandit, an artist from Siliguri, West Bengal, uses these mediums to create incredibly detailed portraits of celebrities, everyday objects and people that are close to her. Some of her artworks seem so realistic that you need to take a second look to...
You may have seen people who like to collect postage stamps. But you’ll be amazed to know that Deepa Melkote, 82-year-old homemaker, has been making beautiful artworks out of old Indian postage stamps for four decades. Using vivid stamps, she has created many intriguing art pieces including historical monuments, dancers in colourful dresses, mythological figures, and colourful birds.
Sachin Sanghe, a micro-sculpture artist and software engineer from Bengaluru, creates unbelievably detailed sculptures on pieces of chalk and pencil lead. After looking at these incredible miniature carvings, one remains flabbergasted that how the highly meticulous objects like cartoon characters, statues of deities and realistic face carvings can be sculpted on such tiny pieces of graphite and carbonate rock.
While most dreams die a silent death in our country, we seldom come across someone who dares to choose their passion over career, following the path with no footprints to guide them. Yaman Sharma, founder of Cathode Guitars and Basses, is someone who has found a balance between work and passion. Making dead wood breathe again, Cathode’s each guitar is handcrafted with great finesse guaranteeing...