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English Artist Creates Amazing Kinetic Art and Sculptures Out of Paper

English Artist Creates Amazing Kinetic Art and Sculptures Out of Paper

It is really a wonder that paper, which was basically invented for writing, can be used in so many different ways, such as in origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, decoupage, papier-mâché, paper cutting, sculpting, and many others. Lucy Jean Green, an English freelance artist, specializes in using paper in kinetic art and paper …

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American Sculptor Creates Amazing Sculptures from Mechanical Typewriter Parts

American Sculptor Creates Amazing Sculptures from Mechanical Typewriter Parts

There are many metal sculptors who use discarded machine parts for creating sculptures. But here is an American sculptor, Jeremy Mayer, who uses only mechanical typewriter parts and materials to create sculptures that are truly awesome. Born in Northern Minnesota, USA, Mayer took pleasure in typing song lyrics on his family’s 1920s Underwood typewriter while …

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Hyperrealistic Paintings By Javier Arizabalo Garcia

Spanish Artist Paints Hyper-Realistic Human Figures in Oil

While most portrait artists focus only on their subject’s facial features, Javier Arizabalo Garcia, a Spanish painter, focuses on every human body part to create incredibly realistic paintings. He holds special mastery in painting hands, often considered to be one of the most difficult parts to draw. This is what sets him apart from the …

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American Artist Uses Discarded Paintbrushes to Create Amazing Works of Art

What do you do when your paintbrush is past its useful purpose? Throw it, of course. A better option would be to give it to Rebecca Szeto; she transforms them into works of art! It comes as no surprise that her amazing model figurines of discarded paintbrushes have become the talk of the town. Paintbrush …

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Ukrainian Artist Uses Centuries Old Technique to Create Intricate Glass Figurines

Blowing into the melted glass to create items, such as vases and bowls, is the standard practice. However, intricate and delicate figurines require a different technique. And it is this technique that Nikita Drachuk, a Ukrainian-based artist, is an expert. With it, she creates undulating, delicate, and refined figurines. This centuries-old technique is called lampwork. …

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Filipino Makeup Artist Uses Face as Canvas for Blending into the Background

It is not only the soldiers who are adept in the art of camouflage, some artists follow this art too. Goldie Yabes is one such visual artist, who loves to merge into her surroundings by painting her face the same as the background. This Filipino artist, who is based in Baguio City, the Philippines, was …

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Sebastian Jern Creates Realistic Scenes for Movies and Brands

Swedish Filmmaker and Visual Artist Creates Realistic Scenes for Movies and Brands

If you get wowed with the special effects that you see in superheroes and Sci-Fi movies and wonder how these things are done, you just need to meet Sebastian Jern on social media. This visual artist from Sweden is a filmmaker, director, producer, miniature sculptor, VFX, cinematographer, editor, and lighting wizard all rolled into one! …

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African Artist Creates Stunning Works of Art by Woodburning

African Artist Creates Stunning Works of Art by Woodburning

Artists use various tools to express their creativity, some of which certainly astound us. One such artist is Alexander Peter Idoko, a Nigerian artist, who has mastered the art of Pyrography. If you are wondering what that is, it is simply writing or drawing with fire. He creates incredibly realistic ‘paintings’ on wood by means …

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Paintings of Afro-American Artist Show Black Folks in a Positive Light

Black men in the USA are generally viewed with suspicion as they are associated with fear and violence. Here is a portrait painter, who has taken it upon himself to change this view through his vibrant and colorful paintings of black people. Meet Kehinde Wiley, an Afro-American portrait painter, who aims to change this general …

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