We bet you’ve never seen paper art like this before. Lisa Lloyd, a designer and illustrator based in the UK, creates three-dimensional sculptures out of paper inspired by nature. Fascinated with its patterns, symmetry, color, geometry, and texture, the artist injects a modern twist into her work by adopting techniques seen in fashion, interiors, and
Almost every material imaginable can be transformed into a work of art, but it would take skill to do so. This chainsaw artist from Romania is one of those talented people who can turn wood—his chosen medium—into anything he wants it to be. His carving designs are going viral online! Gabi Rizea only began wood
When it comes to botanical illustrations, one of the world’s best is England-based artist Helen Ahpornsiri (pronounced Ahh-pon-si-ree). Her exceptional artwork is made from humble elements of nature – pressed flowers and leaves. Through her intricate compositions, she is able to present the diversity and beauty of the natural world. Some of her works include
One of the most admirable traits of an artist is their ability to use anything as a medium. For Andoni Bastarrika, a multimedia artist from Basque Country, Spain, he found that sand was the best material to express his creativity. While most of us feel really proud of ourselves after building a sandcastle on the
World-renowned artist Banksy is the antithesis of commissioned art; he makes street art. And he dedicates his most recent work to the NHS staff who had been working hard amid the coronavirus pandemic. His latest creation is an almost fully monochrome painting he called Game Changer, which depicts a young boy playing with a toy.
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, beloved children’s author Mo Willems is encouraging kids all over the country to participate in his online drawing classes. From his studio at home, the artist will be teaching kids to draw cute doodles via live stream once a day. “I know a lot of you guys are not in school.
Bonsai is a widely known Japanese art form that dates back centuries. While there are many practitioners around the globe, only a chosen few become world-renowned masters in this field. One of them is Masahiko Kimura. The word “bonsai” translates to “planted in a container.” It involves cultivation techniques to yield miniature trees that resemble
They say that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure, and for Brian Mock, that statement couldn’t be more accurate. This Aloha, Oregon-based metal sculptor just took recycling to a whole other level, combining imagination, experience, and technical skill to create works of art that are so extraordinary, they almost look impossible to replicate. For
Using pencil and paper, this self-taught artist creates the most amazing surrealism art, making his creations both hyperrealistic and awe-inspiring. Jono Dry, the Cape Town, South Africa-based artist, was born in Pretoria and spent most of his young life in the town of Hermanus, where he worked and exhibited most of his life. The brilliant
Before the Los Angeles Lakers’ first game since the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, R&B singer Usher performed a moving rendition of “Amazing Grace” as a tribute to the late legend. Bryant died on Sunday along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. The other victims were their friends, John
Kids who doodle in class are often scolded for not paying attention to the teacher. Most of us have probably done the same out of sheer boredom when we were still young. But this 9-year-old kid was different – while it may have been a mere pastime for bored students, this boy doodles primarily because
I don’t know about you, but drinking from a nice mug makes my morning tea taste a lot better. While I am fully aware that this is just a trick of the mind, it wouldn’t hurt to have gorgeous dining ware on my table, right? People like getting that “fancy” feel even if they are