Nigerian Artist ‘Pens’ Photo-Realistic Portraits Using a Ballpoint Pen

When John J Loud, a leather tanner, wanted to mark up leather cuts, he found the pencil ineffective and the fountain pen too messy. So, he hit upon the idea of inventing the ballpoint pen that he patented in 1888. But little did he know that it’ll be used for drawing life-like sketches in times …

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Terrariums Containing Living Plants Make Ideal Decorative Items

There are artists and then there are plant artists, and Ronnie Khoo is one of the best. He provides a botanical art platform that helps people make terrariums and botanical installations. He has named his establishment Ohsum Mossum Terrariums. The terrariums created by Khoo are amazing. These consist of glass jars that enclose living plants. …

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Spanish Artist Earns International Fame for His Unique Ceramic Art

Mention ceramic art and the mind goes to artistic ceramic cups, plates, and vases. Surprisingly, the realm of ceramic art is much more than that, and who better than Alberto Bustos to show us that? The unique creations of this exceptional ceramic artist have taken the world by storm. What’s more, he’s completely self-taught! Bustos …

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Erika Thompson’s saves the bees campaign lays our fear of bee stings to rest

Honeybees are common in any garden and you’ll find them flitting from one flower to the other sucking nectar with single-minded devotion. However cute they may look, their nasty sting remains a big deterrent in befriending them. But for Erika Thompson, beekeeper, it seems child’s play, she not only befriends them but scoops them off …

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Grace and Sensuality Mark the Bronze Sculptures of Chinese Sculptress

Salvador Dali, the Spanish surrealist artist, has rightly said, “A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others”. This rings so true for Luo Li Rong, whose incredible woman sculptures capture all the womanly emotions so nicely that they’ve become an inspiration for others. This artist-sculptress, born in Hunan, China, …

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Wood Artist Creates Lifelike Handcrafted Wooden Sculptures

If you happen to view the incredible handcrafted wooden sculptures of Davide Holzknecht from a distance, you’d certainly have to come near to confirm if it’s really wood, and not some fabric or other material…so realistic are his creations! From his childhood, Davide was passionate about art. Born in Bormio, northern Italy, he spent his …

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Artist Shares Space in His Pics with Adorable Disney Characters in Varied Fun Situations

Mention Disney and the mind conjures up images of the immortal Disney characters. However, our imagination is limited only to the magical Disney world created exclusively for Disney characters. However, here’s an artist, actor and school teacher called Samuel MB, who includes Disney characters in his everyday life through his oh-so-cute photos! Samuel’s creations show …

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Digital Collage Artist Creates Surreal Collages that Takes One into the Yonder Blue

There aren’t many digital collage artists who use clouds and starry skies to create beautiful digital collages as Nikola Miljkovic does. His dream-like compositions take one out into the yonder blue. And his human characters seem so carefree, perched upon the clouds, that it makes the viewers forget their existence on the gravity-bound earth momentarily. …

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Artist Uses Paper and Textiles to Create Bizarre Art

After studying illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, USA, Cat Johnston started working as an illustrator and model maker. She initially went in for paper for her creations, but later on, tried different materials for her stop-motion animation. According to Johnston, her work is influenced by folk art, nature, and …

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Indonesian Artist Merges Two Superhero Characters into One to Create Something Unexpected

Superhero creators have created such immortal superhero characters that their lovers simply dote on them. They can even recognize them in their sleep! Sandevil Sandh is one such amazing artist, who recreates these immortal characters but with a twist. He merges two superheroes in the same illustration to create something entirely new! This freelance digital …

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Cake Artist Creates Some of the Most Realistic and Surrealistic Cakes Ever Seen

Born in Brunswick in Ohio, USA, Natalie Sideserf was bitten by the art bug from childhood itself. So, it wasn’t surprising that she opted to study Fine Art at The Ohio State University when she came of age. But instead of taking clay or plaster as her artistic medium, she chose cake! She shares her …

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