Woodcarvers, who excel in figure carving, are found all over the world. They not only have different styles but also focus on different subjects. Vadim, a Russian woodcarver, is of a different genre altogether. His expertise lies in not only carving idols, but also figures of the northern gods, and fantasy and mythological characters. He […]
It seems sewing and stitching is in Jennifer Jones’ blood. From her very childhood, she showed a special affinity towards needles and threads. It was embroidery that attracted her the most. So, it wasn’t surprising that she honed her needlework skills as she grew up and became an expert at both needlepoint embroidery and tambour […]
The level of skill with which Tatyana weaves the colorful threads to create her incredible embroidered landscapes and other objects is simply mind-blowing. And it’s not only the choice of colorful threads that makes her works so amazing but also the play of light and shadow in some of her works.
There are paintings so life-like it becomes impossible to distinguish them from the real subject. But have you ever imagined that something made out of sand could be as realistic as the original? Well, you’d be surprised to know that Andoni Bastarrika has been doing this with sand.
It’s much less scandalous than lipstick on the collar, since Alexis Fraser, a Toronto, Canada-based artist, believes in putting her painted lips to the canvas instead! She calls her ingenious technique ‘kiss print pointillism’.
“My illustrations are personal snapshots of things I’ve seen” is how this amazing Dutch mixed media artist describes her incredible works of art on her website. She’s Natalie Ciccoricco, who was born and brought up in the Netherlands and is now based in California, USA.
Mention birdhouse and most people think of it as a box with a slanting roof resting on wooden walls with a hole on one side. Well, this used to be the conventional form of a birdhouse, but not anymore. This is because the revolutionary designs of Sourgrassbuilt birdhouses have turned the conventional birdhouses on their […]
What do you do when you’ve lots of loose change, ample time on your hands, and oodles of patience? Well, you can follow Kelly Graham, the owner of Etsy shop, Camias Jewelry Designs. She went about gluing pennies to the floor to create a mosaic that’s really awesome to look at.
Crochet is a difficult craft, but making micro crochet toys is downright tough as tough can be! So, what NansyOops – she goes by that name – does on such a micro-scale appears an impossible feat. Micro crocheting or knitting small, stuffed yarn creatures is basically a Japanese art called Amigurumi.
While most people take great pleasure in popping cells of a bubble wrap, this artist injects them with paints to create portraits and sceneries of astounding beauty. Imagine filling up the bubbles individually with paint to create a pixilated photorealistic picture! But this is what Bradley Hart does and how!
Tee Ken Ng, is a graphic designer, a video producer, a stop-motion animator, and a visual artist, all rolled into one. This expert animator creates short videos by incorporating stop-motion technology to create optical illusions. His use of phenakistoscope, a device that creates a fluent illusion of motion, is something to be seen to be […]