It’s often seen that people with a difficult childhood make their mark in the world. Jackie Harder is one of them, who, despite her difficult upbringing, took refuge in her imagination to create a wonderful miniature world as a mode of escapism from her problems. Her combination of art, fantasy and nature are now wowing …
You certainly are no stranger to body art. You must’ve leered at completely nude people with only painted clothes hiding their modesty. Well, Jody Steel is not that sort of a body painter; she’s way beyond this. One look at her works and you’d know why. Although Jody, who was raised in Florida, US, has …
Just imagine, it’s your little girl’s birthday and you’ve chosen a theme, say of Ariel, the little mermaid. You’ve decorated the hall with this theme and ordered the cake adorned with this cute mermaid. In addition, you’ve bought your daughter a pretty birthday dress on the same theme with a tiara to go with it. …
Tattoo art has certainly caught the imagination of the present-day youngsters, the reason why so many tattoo parlors have opened shop in shopping malls and other urban locales. However, tattoo art had been in vogue since antiquity in many cultures of the world and is still is.
Vanessa Davis describes herself as ‘The Skulltress’ and one look at her works conveys that this makeup and mixed media face artist is obsessed with skulls. What’s more, she uses her face as a canvas to showcase her facial art.
She describes herself as an obsessive paper cutter, tea drinker and reader with a fondness for pretty things and soft slippers, and also her cat, Lucy. And it shows, the obsession for paper cutting, I mean!
She certainly seems to be in love with birds and animals. This is why she turns these lovely creatures into incredible paper-cut works of art. Her name is Jo Chorny and she’s from Germany. She has chosen paper as a medium to convey her artistic outpourings. And she prefers to cut, rather than draw.
The finesse with which she carves out intricate mesh from a sheet of paper is certainly mind-boggling. Seeing her work, she may be one among the best papercut artists in the world. Her name is Pippa Dyrlaga and she’s based in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire, England.
What can you say of this charming fashion illustrator, who lives by the dictum ‘Let’s Make Pretty Things Together!’? Meet Grace Ciao, based in Singapore, who combines fashion with art. Using her gift of visualization, she employs various mediums, like paints and flowers, to bring outfits to life.
If you’ve seen your mother or grandmother make lovely socks, mittens, and other woolen items with a hooked needle consider yourself lucky. This, now almost-extinct art of crochet, is being slowly consigned to history by the onslaught of readymade items.
This mom wears many hats. When she’s not creating art out of the litter found strewn around, she’s posing with her daughters wearing matching dresses, making faces and doing fun things together! And when she’s not doing these, she’s speaking at PI live or writing her blog, where she’s dubbed as ‘mommy influencer’.