Tag: painting

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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Jul 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Salvador Latte

Picture of the Day: Salvador Latte

SALVADOR LATTE Artwork by Kazuki Yamamoto (@George_10g on Twitter) Latte artist Kazuki Yamamoto is back with another amazing latte artwork. This time it’s a melting clock, an ode to Salvador Dali’s famous 1931 painting, The Persistence of Memory. It has been in the collection at the MoMA in New York City since…

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Jul 3, 2013

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Acrylic Paint

Hyperrealistic Portraits Using Acrylic Paint

Joongwon (Charles) Jeong is a hyperrealist painter from South Korea. A freelance artist and illustrator, Jeong studied Visual Communication Design at the Hongik University of Fine Art & Design in Seoul. Jeong’s preferred medium is acrylic on canvas which he says is so versatile and its effect ranges from “thick, oil-like texture to watercolour…

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