Tag: painting

Oct 3, 2013

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

25 Musicians Painted Directly onto Vinyl Records

Daniel Edlen is an American artist best known for his ongoing series of vinyl artworks. Using white acrylic paint and a unique style of pointillism, Edlen paints amazingly realistic portraits of musicians directly onto vinyl records. Edlen, whose favourite band is the Beatles and favourite album is After Bathing at Baxter’s by Jefferson Airplane,…

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Sep 10, 2013

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen in the animation below. When the book is closed, you don’t see the image because it is hidden by the gilding (i.e., the gold…

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Sep 5, 2013

Artist Uses Modern Techniques to Preserve a Traditional Chinese Art Form

Artist Uses Modern Techniques to Preserve a Traditional Chinese Art Form

Yang Yongliang is a Chinese artist and photographer from Shanghai. Born in 1980, he studied calligraphy and traditional Chinese landscape painting from an early age until graduating from the China Academy of Fine Art where he now teaches. His bio on White Rabbit summarizes Yongliang’s thoughts adeptly: A longtime student and devotee of shanshui,…

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Aug 15, 2013

Picture of the Day: Through the Looking Glass

Picture of the Day: Through the Looking Glass

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Artwork and Photography by Mona Caron In this brilliant street art painting by Mona Caron, we see a utility box painted to show us what this intersection could look like. Located at Church St. and Duboce Ave. in San Francisco, the artwork comes to life when you look…

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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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