Tag: oil

Dec 14, 2016

How a Tablespoon of Olive Oil Destroys Half an Acre of Waves on this Lake

How a Tablespoon of Olive Oil Destroys Half an Acre of Waves on this Lake

“What The Physics?!” investigates how a tablespoon of olive oil destroys half an acre of waves on this lake

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Nov 19, 2016

“Perpetual Recess” by Brent Estabrook Takes You Back to Where Dreams Began

“Perpetual Recess” by Brent Estabrook Takes You Back to Where Dreams Began

The texture on these huge oil paintings is amazing

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Sep 1, 2016

These Surreal Photos of Oil Dropped Into Water Look Like Eyes

These Surreal Photos of Oil Dropped Into Water Look Like Eyes

In “Oil Spill (2016)”, artist Fabian Oefner explores iridescence

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May 18, 2016

The Detail in These Paintings by Leng Jun is Astounding (19 Photos)

The Detail in These Paintings by Leng Jun is Astounding (19 Photos)

He even captures the shadows cast by the sweater’s fabric on the skin

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Apr 6, 2016

Alison Moritsugu Paints Idyllic Landscapes on Fallen Logs

Alison Moritsugu Paints Idyllic Landscapes on Fallen Logs

The artist explores the juxtaposition and tension created by having an image of nature on a section or sample of real nature

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Mar 21, 2016

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Picture of the Day: Just the Base of an Oil Platform Being Towed Out to Sea

Nicknamed ‘Bullwinkle’, the steel base alone is 1,352 ft tall and is regarded as one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century

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Sep 15, 2015

Troll A – The Tallest Structure Ever Moved by Mankind

Troll A – The Tallest Structure Ever Moved by Mankind

Located about 80 km off the west coast of Norway is ‘Troll A’, a colossal natural gas platform and the tallest structure ever moved by mankind.

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Jun 22, 2015

“Beer Goggles” Oil Painting Series by Christopher Mangan

“Beer Goggles” Oil Painting Series by Christopher Mangan

“Beer Goggles” is a series of oil paintings by Christopher Mangan where the colors and reflection distortions get more and more abstract.

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Jun 2, 2014

This Artist Only Uses Her Fingers to Paint and the Results are Amazing

This Artist Only Uses Her Fingers to Paint and the Results are Amazing

In 2009 while living abroad, artist Iris Scott underwent a stroke of lucky laziness one afternoon when it was too hot outside. Scott opted not to pause on her painting to go clean brushes, deciding to use her fingers instead. It was this serendipitous moment that a new technique was discovered and would change…

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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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