Art / Handicraft
Do you know the art of paper cutting dates back to the second century AD? That time paper was invented in Eastern Han Dynasty in China and many artists started using it to make creative crafts. Aside from Chinese people, this form of art was popular in many civilizations such as Jewish, Japanese, Filipino, and more.
Art / Artists / Sketching
Mokhallad Habib from Lebanon, Middle East is a professional pharmacist but he doesn’t let his profession interfere with his creativity. Tickling his artistic nerve every now or then, he likes to create fun anime drawings that cleverly blends with the realistic world. It is really amazing to see how he mixes drawing, photography and real-life objects to form unique surreal scenes.
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.
Art / Offbeat
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Proving this phase right, Oregon-based artist Del Loose turns scrap metal objects into stunning sculptures. Using old tools, farm equipment, as well as, kitchen utensils, he has sculpted an array of metal sculptures. So, far he has created metal art pieces in shape of birds and fishes and even built two custom cars.
Art is limitless and a talented artist can convert anything into a masterpiece. One such brilliant artist is Jeh Aquino from Philippines, who turns delicate green leaves into eye-catching human faces. Recently, Aquino displayed his impressive and unusual artworks on Twitter and his skills were appreciated on social media – due to the use of the unusual medium for creating art.
Art / Design
Ahmedabad-based Indian artist Parth Kothekar portrays the uniqueness of Indian women as mermaids through his intricate paper cutouts. He creates detailed mermaid papercuts with the aim to display innocence, struggle, freedom, and depth of Indian women. Each paper cutout boasts mermaid figurine, featuring upper body of an Indian lady and lower body is shaped like the tail of a fish.
Art / DIY / Painting
Artist Faith Montgomery of Woodensense creates breathtaking landscape paintings for home decor. But unlike the simple square or rectangular frames, these stunning paintings are framed within the intricately carved wood. This makes these artworks even more intriguing and undeniably beautiful at the same time.
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.
Art / DIY
Vinyl records were mainly used for listening music long before the digital era of Mp3 players, iPods and downloaded music. Even today these vinyl discs exist but in form of artworks. Recently, we came across the brilliant work of artist Tereza Olivia, who turns old vinyl records into intricate art pieces.
A book is so much more than a reading material. It’s a key to knowledge – it provides wisdom, as well as, gives wings to your imagination. Only bibliophiles will understand the happiness that one gets while reading a book – no matter a new one or an old book. But have you ever thought of creating sculptures from vintage books?