Mention Hong Kong and people start picturizing it as one of the leading tourist destinations of Southeast Asia. However, this vibrant island was ceded to Britain by China’s Qing dynasty in 1842 following its defeat in the First Opium War. On July 1, 1997, it once again came under the Chinese control. This didn’t go …
Month: November 2018
It’s really surprising to see how some people can creatively use everyday objects to produce works of art. One such creative genius is Jesuso Ortiz, who describes himself as a designer, illustrator, artist, and a humanoid.
What you’d probably throw in trash, she uses it in her art! Meet Martha Haversham, who describes herself as UK interdisciplinary artist, who’s not only trained in conceptual and visual art, but in dance too!
At first glance, his art seems a series of blotches on canvas that forms portraits or objects, but a closer look reveals that those tiny specks are actually people crowding around in such a way as to create a work of art. No, these people have not been placed there to compose the art, but …
You must’ve heard that the Netherlands, located in northwestern Europe, is a land of canals, tulip fields, and windmills. But what you may probably not have heard of is its charming village called Giethoorn, a village without roads! It’s an hour-and-a-half drive from Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.
Many artists make such realistic portraits, where the face seems to speak to the viewer. However, here’s a digital artist, in whose portraits it’s the eyes that speak! And not because they’re unnaturally enlarged or are based on real people, but because he’s able to infuse feelings into them.
People from time immemorial have been fascinated by death, the great unknown. Countless mythologies, beliefs and legends are woven around this reality of life in many cultures and one of them is that of the Grim Reaper. It’s said that Grim Reaper appears before those who are destined to die.
He’s all of 16 and he’s already so health-conscious that he runs his own food blog to promote veganism. This confirmed vegan is Jose from Lima, Peru. On Instagram, he goes by the name Naturally.Jo.
Marco Grassi enjoys a following of over 400,000 fans on Instagram alone. And not without a reason. This portrait artist is so realistic in his portrait paintings that it becomes difficult to distinguish them from actual photographs. The only giveaway is the out-of-place elements that each portrait displays.
When you stay in a place surrounded by beautiful lakes, dense forests and scenic mountains, it’s but natural to imbibe nature’s beauty and express it in endearing forms. This woman from Sweden, who lives in such a beautiful place, does it in a unique way.
Remember how you used your school chalkboard to draw figures on it with chalk, while the teacher was away! It certainly used to be fun. It seems David Zinn never got over this fun! Now, instead of a chalkboard in the classroom, this freelance illustrator and street artist uses the city sidewalks to create his …