Tag: painting

Mar 27, 2015

In 2001 John Bramblitt Went Blind. A Year Later, He Began Painting

In 2001 John Bramblitt Went Blind. A Year Later, He Began Painting

In 2001 John Bramblitt changed his epilepsy medication. Unfortunately his body had a bad reaction to the new medicine and his epileptic seizures got so severe that the damage caused his vision to go from 20/400 (double the limit for legal blindness) to complete blindness. While John maintained light perception he was no longer…

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Mar 2, 2015

23 Mind Bending Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

23 Mind Bending Optical Illusion Paintings by Rob Gonsalves

[Huckleberry Fine Art] Artist Rob Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada in 1959. During his childhood, he developed an interest in drawing from imagination using various media. By age twelve, his awareness of architecture grew as he learned perspective techniques and began to do his first paintings and renderings of imagined buildings. After an…

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Feb 21, 2015

Picture of the Day: Canadian Gothic

Picture of the Day: Canadian Gothic

Photograph by Bethe (@PuzzleBethe on Twitter) In this fun photo, twitter user @PuzzleBethe and her husband recreated Grant Wood’s famous 1930 painting American Gothic, with a Canadian twist. The real painting is in the collection of the Art Institute of Chicago. Fun fact, although many believe the man and woman to be husband and…

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Feb 16, 2015

Hypnotic Time-Lapse Shows Psychedelic Result of Paint Poured Onto Blocks

Hypnotic Time-Lapse Shows Psychedelic Result of Paint Poured Onto Blocks

Watch what happens when artist Holton Rower and his team continually pour paint onto a block and let gravity do its thing. The result is like some kind of psychedelic, rainbow-colored interpretation of the rings of a tree trunk.

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Feb 15, 2015

Watercolor Cats by Endre Penovac

Watercolor Cats by Endre Penovac

In an ongoing series of watercolor paintings, Serbian artist Endre Penovác captures the mystique of black cats. Born in 1956 in the small Serbian village of Tornjoš, the artist, who now calls Bačka Topola his home has been exhibiting his work since 1981. You can find much more of Penovác’s artwork on his website…

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Feb 2, 2015

Ethereal Black and White Watercolor Paintings by Elicia Edijanto

Ethereal Black and White Watercolor Paintings by Elicia Edijanto

Elicia Edijanto is an Indonesian artist currently living in Jakarta. In an ongoing series, the painter and graphic designer captures the unique connection between animals and children using only black and white watercolors. Children are seen standing alongside creatures of the wild like elephants, wolves and bears with peace and confidence. The dreamlike-scenes are…

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Jan 21, 2015

Repairing a $12 Million Monet After It Has Been Punched

Repairing a $12 Million Monet After It Has Been Punched

Photograph via @MetroUK on Twitter On 29 June 2012, Andrew Shannon entered the National Gallery of Ireland and punched a hole through a Monet painting from 1874, valued at nearly $12 million. While Shannon was recently sentenced to 5 years in prison, the painstaking process of restoring the prized artwork took an arduous 18…

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