Tag: painting

Jan 15, 2014

How to Turn a Block of Wood Into a Box of Money

How to Turn a Block of Wood Into a Box of Money

Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL It all starts here. Artist Randall Rosenthal takes three pieces of white pine and glues them together. Once dried it will be one solid block. Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL Artwork by RANDALL ROSENTHAL The rough outline begins. Randall knows what he wants to do. Artwork by…

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Dec 3, 2013

This Was Made with a Finger and 285,000 Brush Strokes… on an iPad

This Was Made with a Finger and 285,000 Brush Strokes… on an iPad

Artwork by KYLE LAMBERT Website | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ | Flickr | deviantART | YouTube The image you see above is not a photograph. It is actually a finger painting by Kyle Lambert using the Procreate app on an iPad Air. The mind-blowing portrait of actor Morgan Freeman (original photo by Scott…

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Dec 1, 2013

Astonishing 3D Artworks Made from Multiple Layers of Painted Resin

Astonishing 3D Artworks Made from Multiple Layers of Painted Resin

Keng Lye is an artist and painter from Singapore. In an ongoing series of 3D paintings, Lye uses acrylics on multiple layers of resin to create stunning animal portraits. Lye cites Riusuke Fukahori as his inspiration for this style of painting. To see all artworks by Keng, be sure to check out his portfolio…

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Nov 24, 2013

Artistic Mom Makes Amazing Mosaic with 10,000 ‘Dots’ of Play-Doh

Artistic Mom Makes Amazing Mosaic with 10,000 ‘Dots’ of Play-Doh

One day, artist and mother of three Lacy Knudson was playing with Play-Doh with her children when she serendipitously mixed some colours together and made her first ‘dot’. It dawned on her that these dots could be a creative way to make art and still be with her children at the same time. Play-Doh…

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Nov 13, 2013

Portraits of an Aging Superhero

Portraits of an Aging Superhero

Born in Falun and now based in Stockholm, Swedish artist Andreas Englund is best known for his funny and realistic oil paintings of an unknown, ageing superhero. The ongoing series seeks to challenge the stereotype of the superhero. On his Behance project description, Englund states: “I want to make pieces that communicate stories. With…

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Nov 12, 2013

Artist Adds Star Wars Figures into Landscape Paintings

Artist Adds Star Wars Figures into Landscape Paintings

In a recent series entitled Wars on Kinkade, digital artist Jeff Bennett of Alien Artisan, decided to have a little fun with some artworks by American mass-market painter Thomas Kinkade (1958 – 2012). While Kinkade has received criticism for the extent to which he has commercialized his art (e.g., he sells prints of his…

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Nov 2, 2013

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Looking Through Rainy Windshields

Hyperrealistic Oil Paintings Looking Through Rainy Windshields

Gregory Thielker is an American artist currently living in Ewing, New Jersey. An accomplished painter, Thielker received his BA in Art History from Williams College, his Masters of Fine Arts in Painting from Washington University and has exhibited at numerous galleries across the country. In a series entitled Under the Unminding Sky, Thielker uses…

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