Tag: Art

Pencil Sculptures by Jennifer Maestre

Massachusetts-based artist Jennifer Maestre creates remarkable sculptures by using brightly coloured pencils and inspired by the vulnerability of sea urchins. She runs a thread through the center sewing them together to create shapes that maintain the fragility of the ocean creatures.

Art by Oriol Angrill Jordà

Mallorca-based artist Oriol Angrill Jordà creates interesting illustrations with unique colour and texture combinations by using techniques like pastel, watercolours, colored pencil, white pencil on black canson paper, acrylics, graphite or charcoal. He says, “I did not start like most of…

Dran – art pack 1

“My name is Dran, born in Toulouse in 1979, my father wanted me to work with him in construction, but since my arms are too thin to hold a hammer, I dedicated myself to drawing.” Dran is a street artist…

Mioke – Intriguing and Surreal Illustrations

Inspired by Hayo Miyazaki (Spirited Away), German artist Mioke creates wonderfully dark, intriguing and surreal illustrations. “Her images are unsettling and charming, strange yet familiar. They feature lonely northern landscapes: isolated Scandinavian and Icelandic terrain, a subarctic frozen lake continent, untouched caves and moss meadows, and mountains…

Food Paintings by Joel Penkman

New Zealand born artist Joel Penkman, currently living in the UK, captures our food favourites by using egg tempera and gesso to grinding and mixing his own paint. You can shop the prints on Etsy.

Beautiful Chaos: Lora Zombie

Self-taught Russian illustrator Lora Zombie creates chaotic, vibrant and colourful paintings by using ink and watercolours. Zombie is a rising star, with her exhibitions quickly selling out galleries worldwide.   [vimeo http://vimeo.com/28553129 w=580&h=281]

Artwork by Alexandra Levasseur

Canadian artist Alexandra Levasseur creates beautiful paintings by using acrylics and colored pencils on paper. During 2011 – 2012 she developed a project titled “One Drawing a Day”. Her objective was to explore the spontaneity and inspiration given by every different morning, either…

JENNIFER COLLIER PAPER SCULPTURES

UK based textile asrtist Jennifer Collier makes amazing paper sculptures by using cardboard and other recycled materials. She describes her work as creations to explore the ‘remaking’ of household objects which are made with the unusual ‘fabrics’ she produces by bonding, waxing,…

Artwork by Drew Young

Canadian artist Drew Young works mainly with oils and collage on mahogany. His art is inspired by lost and found adolescence. Young says “We are lost in our self-indulgent primal behaviour, forgoing the morals and values our parents have instilled in us. In…

The Geometric Sandcastles of Calvin Seibert

Calvin Seibert has been sculpting sandcastles for the last 30 years. He creates them with a variety of 3D geometric shapes such as pyramids, cones, spheres, cylinder and prisms by using two plastic putty knives and a five-gallon bucket to fill with extra sand. He says, “Building…