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
Paper is a favorite medium among artists because it’s one of the easiest materials to work with. Even non-creative folk can manipulate it to produce modest art, such as paper planes, boats, origami pieces, and paper-mache models. Folding, cutting, and styling paper in a certain way may seem like simple actions, but they could result
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
This might be the coolest tiny house concept you will ever see, and the best part is, it is equipped with an elevator bed! In her YouTube channel, Alaska-based Ana White took her viewers to a tour inside the rustic and modern tiny house that she and her husband designed. The open concept tiny home
We all know that embroidery requires basic materials such as needles, colorful threads, and yarns used to decorate a piece of fabric. But what if we tell you that embroidery has gone from just being stitched into cloths to being “embroidered” onto a person’s skin? Sounds interesting, right? When tattooing and embroidery come together, it results
Aside from playing with their toys, a typical hobby that children pick up is drawing and coloring. As supportive parents, we try to give them everything necessary for them to exercise their imaginations. We provide them crayons, colored pens, and most importantly, paper to doodle on (with hopes that it will prevent them from drawing
This Czech grandma is an internet sensation because of her passion for flower painting. Many people cannot wait to retire to get some well-earned rest. Some people even want to get an early retirement. And why not? The idea of being able to finally loosen up at home doesn’t exactly sound like a bad idea.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. — Sophia Loren