Art / Artists / Inspirational
Art is a powerful medium to inspire people, as well as to convey social messages. Recently, Manali-based NGO Healing Himalayas took the initiative to clean and repaint the walls of a dull bus stop shelter in BCS, Shimla. As part of the initiative, the team brought volunteers and various artists together to raise awareness about environmental conditions through art.
Art / Painting
Poland-based artist Anna Kucharska loves woodlands and almost everything about it. For her, forest is the greatest inspiration, and she also considers nature as her home and healer. Combining her love for wilderness and passion for painting, she creates whimsical starry scenes on wood pieces found on her forest wanderings.
Art / Artists / Handicraft / Offbeat
Creating something practical out of trash is nothing new nowadays. But different artists have their distinct ways of embellishing discarded objects, making them both aesthetic and functional at the same time. French artist, Stephanie Kilgast, turns waste objects like tin cans, old cameras, and jam jars into vibrant amalgamations of coral-like sculptures.
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 / Design / Photography
Australian photographic artist, Phoebe Hofsteede, uses mixed media to express her love for nature, and make all her creations out of recycled materials. The latest artworks by Hofsteede emphasis on sustainability with the use of recycled vintage frames that holds stunning photographs including real pressed flowers.
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 / Design / Offbeat
Bones are usually associated with death and the macabre. Maybe that’s why some people don’t prefer dead remains of a body near their houses, forget bringing them inside. But Pierpaolo Catini, an Italian artist based in New York City, sees bones as art objects to create unique Sculpaintings, which will make you forget about its connection with lifelessness and decay.
Art / Artists / Offbeat / Painting
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Los Angeles-based surrealist Alexandra Dillon literally lives up to this phrase as she gives a second life to the objects thrown away by other people. The way she turns scrap into art is truly commendable and something that we’ve not seen before.
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 / 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.