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 / 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 / Offbeat
Self-taught Indian artist Midhun.R.R. from Trivandrum, Kerala creates stunning portraits using a very unusual medium – ‘hair.’ Hair is not an easy medium to work with – as it is very difficult to place it the way one desires. But this brilliant artist has developed his own form of monochromatic art that involves the use of hair as an innovative medium to create detailed illustrations.
Art / Design / Painting
Half painting, half sculpture! The outstanding 3D portrait, titled Descent, is created by artist Bruce Mackley by drilling over 20, 000 everyday screws into a wooden board. To sculpt this industrial mosaic, he used decking and framing screws and further set them into painted pine board at varying depths. The result is a breathtaking 3D painting that looks realistic from a certain distance. Only when...
Art / Design / Offbeat
Trash for Cash is a sustainable advertising project started by Hamburg-based environmentalist Sönke Rosenkranz to turn scrap into beautiful portraits or company logos. With the help from refugees, their team collects trash from the environment to build corporate logos and famous celebrity portraits. Further, these artworks are sold and half of the money goes to a charity.
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...
Art / Painting
It’s not uncommon that artists spend hours, weeks or even days to create stunning paintings or portraits using paints/pencils or other mediums. But German artist J. Sophia Sanner uses a unique paper folding technique to create stunning human portraits. We wonder how much time and energy is required to create each portrait.
Art / Sketching
The talented sketch artist George Diamantis creates incredibly realistic coloured pencil portraits of some of the famous artists. You must check out his fascinating artworks, which feature realistic features – as if a portrait mode has been set on the real photos of these celebrities.
Usually, intricate paintings or portraits are made with paint brushes or drawing pencils. But have you ever thought of making a realistic portrait out of tiny nails found in a tool box? Well, Cairo-based artist Amal Salah, founder of Shuffle Designs, is efficient in creating incredible movie-inspired portraits using hundreds/thousands of nails.
Artists / Painting / Sketching
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...