Tag: painting

Oct 20, 2014

Banksy Remixes Vermeer in Latest Street Artwork

Banksy Remixes Vermeer in Latest Street Artwork

Banksy has just unveiled his latest artwork, Girl with a pierced eardrum; a play on Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer’s famous Girl with a Pearl Earring. The artwork—which incorporates a security alarm on the side of the building—appears in Bristol’s docks, painted on a wall in Hanover Place. Photos of the new mural were posted…

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Oct 16, 2014

Artist Uses Sharpie to Give Nissan Skyline GTR One of a Kind Paint Job

Artist Uses Sharpie to Give Nissan Skyline GTR One of a Kind Paint Job

Like so many projects, the ‘sharpie art car’ evolved from humble beginnings. Back in 2010, Collen Kelton was in the market for a GT-R. He was looking for a ‘midnight purple’ version but the only two he found were asking too much—so he ended up with a silver 1995 Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R. In…

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Oct 15, 2014

Solar Drawings Made with a Magnifying Glass

Solar Drawings Made with a Magnifying Glass

Artist Jordan Mang-Osan harnesses the power of the sun with a magnifying glass to create his wood-burned works of art. The award-winning artist from the Philippines also paints and you can see much more of his work on Facebook and Fine Art America where original paintings can be purchased. 1. Artwork by JORDAN…

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Oct 2, 2014

This Was Made from Multiple Layers of Precision Cut Packing Tape

This Was Made from Multiple Layers of Precision Cut Packing Tape

Amsterdam-based artist Max Zorn places multiple layers of brown packing tape on acrylic glass sheets. The more layers of tape he uses, the darker the shades become. He then uses an X-Acto knife to cut and shape the various layers. However, it’s not until a light source (like a lamp, light box or sunlight)…

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Sep 29, 2014

Autistic 5-Year-Old Expresses Herself Through Her Extraordinary Art

Autistic 5-Year-Old Expresses Herself Through Her Extraordinary Art

In December of 2011, Iris Grace Halmshaw was diagnosed with Autism. Iris’ parents say she rarely speaks and that interacting with others can be challenging, but is able to expresses herself through movement and art. Iris lives with her parents and cat, Thula, in Leicestershire, England. Artwork by IRIS GRACE Website | Facebook…

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Sep 8, 2014

Artist Turns Her 2-Year-Old’s Sketches Into Watercolor Paintings

Artist Turns Her 2-Year-Old’s Sketches Into Watercolor Paintings

Canadian artist and mother Ruth Oosterman started collaborating with her 2-year-old daughter Eve earlier this year. Ruth takes Eve’s doodles and adds watercolors to them, turning the collaborative works of art into beautiful paintings. She posts the results on her blog, The Mischievous Mommy and also posts timelapses on YouTube. Ruth is adamant that…

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Sep 3, 2014

Jaw-Dropping Splattered Ink Animal Portraits by Hua Tunan

Jaw-Dropping Splattered Ink Animal Portraits by Hua Tunan

Chinese artist Hua Tunan (featured previously) is back with more incredible splattered ink portraits. Born in 1991 in Foshan, Guangdong, China, Tunan blends traditional Chinese art and Western graffiti into his own unique style. The painter and graffiti artist has done both commercial work for global brands as well as ‘noncommissioned’ street artworks that…

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