Tag: painting

Aug 11, 2013

Speed Paintings Made from Various Foods and Drinks

Speed Paintings Made from Various Foods and Drinks

Vivi Mac is a freelance artist from France. In an ongoing series entitled Art Ephemere, Mac uses a wide variety of foods, drinks and ingredients to create speed painting portraits of artists, musicians and celebrities. The temporary artworks are preserved in photographic form and shared on Facebook with Vivi Mac’s 10,000+ followers. Below you…

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Jul 30, 2013

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 countries. Together they have contributed more than 40,000 high-resolution images of works ranging from oil on canvas to sculpture and furniture. Some paintings (like The Starry Night) are available in ‘gigapixel’ format, allowing…

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Jul 25, 2013

Body Painter Blends People Perfectly Into Backgrounds

Body Painter Blends People Perfectly Into Backgrounds

Artwork by Johannes Stötter Johannes Stötter is an artist, musician and fine art body painter from South Tyrol, Italy. Johannes studied at the University of Innsbruck, Austria and is an award-winning body painting artist, earning such awards as: – Body painting world champion 2012 (category: brush/sponge) – Bodypainting Vice-world-champion 2011 (category: brush/sponge) – Winner…

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Jul 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Salvador Latte

Picture of the Day: Salvador Latte

SALVADOR LATTE Artwork by Kazuki Yamamoto (@George_10g on Twitter) Latte artist Kazuki Yamamoto is back with another amazing latte artwork. This time it’s a melting clock, an ode to Salvador Dali’s famous 1931 painting, The Persistence of Memory. It has been in the collection at the MoMA in New York City since…

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Jul 3, 2013

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Acrylic Paint

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Acrylic Paint

Joongwon (Charles) Jeong is a hyperrealist painter from South Korea. A freelance artist and illustrator, Jeong studied Visual Communication Design at the Hongik University of Fine Art & Design in Seoul. Jeong’s preferred medium is acrylic on canvas which he says is so versatile and its effect ranges from “thick, oil-like texture to watercolour…

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Jun 1, 2013

Digital Art Made with Excel Spreadsheets

Digital Art Made with Excel Spreadsheets

Artwork by Tatsuo Horiuchi Believe it or not, the artwork above was made entirely in Microsoft Excel. In fact, you can actually play with the actual Excel documents in this attached zip file. The digital paintings are the work of Tatsuo Horiuchi, a 73-year-old Japanese artist who began experimenting with Excel’s artistic capabilities 13…

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May 28, 2013

Adding Aliens to Thrift Shop Paintings

Adding Aliens to Thrift Shop Paintings

In April 2012, the Sifter featured a series of thrift shop paintings that artists had remixed by adding aliens and monsters to them. The pieces struck a chord with readers and was one of the most popular posts of 2012. One of the featured artists, Thyrza Segal, recently reached out to share her latest…

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