Japanese Artist Creates Stunning Art with Common White Salt

Salt, the most essential mineral for maintaining human health, was so important in places where it was scarce that the Roman army was partly paid with it. It was called it ‘salarium’, from where the word ‘salary’ has originated. However, using salt as an artistic material is something quite unique. The Japanese salt artist Motoi …

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Japanese Artist Afflicted with ADHD Creates Incredible Leaf Cutouts

If you think paper cutouts are difficult to create, imagine how difficult it’d be to create leaf cutouts! Not for Rito, an ace Japanese leaf cutout artist, who suffers from ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). His leaf cutouts are so fine and detailed that one has to see them believe. The variety that Rito infuses …

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The Fascinating Thermal Pools of Pamukkale, Turkey

If you are bored with the same old tourist destinations of snowclad mountains, gurgling streams, mesmerizing waterfalls, lush green forests, and all, it is time to visit something that literally seems out of this world. Welcome to the fascinating thermal pools at Pamukkale. Wondering exactly where is Pamukkale thermal pools are located? They are in …

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Nigerian Artist ‘Pens’ Photo-Realistic Portraits Using a Ballpoint Pen

When John J Loud, a leather tanner, wanted to mark up leather cuts, he found the pencil ineffective and the fountain pen too messy. So, he hit upon the idea of inventing the ballpoint pen that he patented in 1888. But little did he know that it’ll be used for drawing life-like sketches in times …

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Terrariums Containing Living Plants Make Ideal Decorative Items

There are artists and then there are plant artists, and Ronnie Khoo is one of the best. He provides a botanical art platform that helps people make terrariums and botanical installations. He has named his establishment Ohsum Mossum Terrariums. The terrariums created by Khoo are amazing. These consist of glass jars that enclose living plants. …

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Spanish Artist Earns International Fame for His Unique Ceramic Art

Mention ceramic art and the mind goes to artistic ceramic cups, plates, and vases. Surprisingly, the realm of ceramic art is much more than that, and who better than Alberto Bustos to show us that? The unique creations of this exceptional ceramic artist have taken the world by storm. What’s more, he’s completely self-taught! Bustos …

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Erika Thompson’s saves the bees campaign lays our fear of bee stings to rest

Honeybees are common in any garden and you’ll find them flitting from one flower to the other sucking nectar with single-minded devotion. However cute they may look, their nasty sting remains a big deterrent in befriending them. But for Erika Thompson, beekeeper, it seems child’s play, she not only befriends them but scoops them off …

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Grace and Sensuality Mark the Bronze Sculptures of Chinese Sculptress

Salvador Dali, the Spanish surrealist artist, has rightly said, “A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others”. This rings so true for Luo Li Rong, whose incredible woman sculptures capture all the womanly emotions so nicely that they’ve become an inspiration for others. This artist-sculptress, born in Hunan, China, …

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Wood Artist Creates Lifelike Handcrafted Wooden Sculptures

If you happen to view the incredible handcrafted wooden sculptures of Davide Holzknecht from a distance, you’d certainly have to come near to confirm if it’s really wood, and not some fabric or other material…so realistic are his creations! From his childhood, Davide was passionate about art. Born in Bormio, northern Italy, he spent his …

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Artist Shares Space in His Pics with Adorable Disney Characters in Varied Fun Situations

Mention Disney and the mind conjures up images of the immortal Disney characters. However, our imagination is limited only to the magical Disney world created exclusively for Disney characters. However, here’s an artist, actor and school teacher called Samuel MB, who includes Disney characters in his everyday life through his oh-so-cute photos! Samuel’s creations show …

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Digital Collage Artist Creates Surreal Collages that Takes One into the Yonder Blue

There aren’t many digital collage artists who use clouds and starry skies to create beautiful digital collages as Nikola Miljkovic does. His dream-like compositions take one out into the yonder blue. And his human characters seem so carefree, perched upon the clouds, that it makes the viewers forget their existence on the gravity-bound earth momentarily. …

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