Creative

Prison Officer Creates Stunning Mandalas in His Spare Time to Relax

There is hardly anyone who would deny having indulged in doodling during school days, especially if the classes happened to be boring, but most soon outgrow it. However, it seems Baz Furnell stuck to it and today has graduated to making stunning mandalas. This resident of Norwich, England, who is now into his 40s, always …

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Ukrainian Artist Creates Steampunk Face Masks that Look Straight Out of a Sci-Fi Movie

Frankly, what artist Dmitriy Bragin creates can scare the daylights out of anyone who happens to encounter it in a dark passageway! Well, he creates scary masks that he terms as steampunk-style face masks, that are inspired by steampunk. However, the term steampunk is a bit of a misnomer, since his masks do not have …

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Embroidery Artist Creates Unique Embroidery Pendants in Beautiful Designs

Erin Essiambre is a master in the art of embroidery. Her delicate hand embroidery offers some breathtaking designs that are both traditional and contemporary. However, she has not limited herself to hoops but has created stunning embroidery jewelry, too. And she has honed this art to perfection. Essiambre’s embroidery art became viral once she posted …

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American Ceramic Artist Creates Surreal Pottery Based on Nature

When Carol Long, a Kansas, USA-based ceramic artist, says that she draws her inspiration for her creations from animal and plant life, little do we suspect that they will be so out of this world! Yes, this incredible artist certainly captures the intricacy of nature in all her sculptures and how. Long holds expertise in …

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Adorn Your Space with Beautiful DIY Papercraft Lamps

One look at OWL paper lamps and the Japanese art of origami immediately comes to mind. However, these beautiful creations are not Japanese products, though inspired by origami. And its creators are Hugo and Teresa, based in Lisbon, Portugal. The duo has endeavored to combine modeling with illumination to create original papercraft lamps. The lamps …

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Japanese Artist Expresses Artistic Creativity Using Everyday Household Items

No fancy canvases to paint on for this artist. Takahiro Iwasaki, a Japanese artist, makes do with everyday objects to express his creativity. Born in Hiroshima, Japan, he has made the city of his birth his workplace. If you look at Iwasaki’s works, you will find in the common household items, such as bookmarks, duct …

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Japanese Artist Turns Rice Balls into Cute and Funny Characters

Most of us are not conversant with Japanese onigiri. This is nothing but a rice ball in a cylindrical or triangular shape, wrapped in nori – a dried edible seaweed. This delectable item is traditionally filled with pickled ume – a variety of Asian plum, salted salmon, and many other ingredients. A Japanese artist, who …

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Ukrainian Jewelry Designer Creates Life-Like Snake Jewelry

Will you be comfortable with a snake coiled around your neck to make a style statement? Probably not. But Anna, a Ukrainian artist, makes it possible. No, not with live snakes, but with her incredible snake jewelry that looks strikingly similar to these slithery creatures. Why snakes? Well, serpents have found a place in history, …

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Japanese Artist Uses Salt as Artistic Material to Create Incredible Art

Like we cannot imagine food without salt, Motoi Yamamoto cannot think art without salt! Foxed? Well, this Japanese artist uses this white mineral as an artistic material. And he has been at it for the past quarter-century. But, why salt? Salt has been traditionally linked with people’s lives in Japan, especially those from the east …

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Russian Artist Creates Portraits of Famous Characters Giving His Own Unique Twist

What started as a school hobby went on to become his passion. It was sketching that got Vlad Yashin totally hooked and he started sketching everything that caught his fancy. This Russian artist soon turned his attention to oil painting and today he uses both colored pencils and oil paints to create his artworks. This …

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