Tag: painting

Jan 23, 2014

Artist Uses Entire Body to Create Larger than Life Charcoal Drawings

Artist Uses Entire Body to Create Larger than Life Charcoal Drawings

Artist Heather Hansen Heather Hansen is a performance artist and painter who uses her entire body to create larger than life kinetic drawings with charcoal. Using concentric patterns with her hands, feet and body; Hansen creates large canvases in her studio and even in front of live audiences (as seen below at the Ochi…

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Jan 20, 2014

10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

In 1975, world-renowned Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali created a rare set of illustrations for Shakespeare’s famous play, Romeo and Juliet. The series consisted of 10 off-set lithographs on heavy paper with 99 pages of bound text contained in a red/burgundy silk slipcase with the lithographs signed in the plate. Also included was an additional…

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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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