Mixed Arts
Jacqui Malins Art: Fossilised water and petrified air - March 2014

Jacqui Malins Art: Fossilised water and petrified air – March 2014

“In 2012 I spent a few weeks in the Kimberley region of WA. I loitered at the Broome Bird Observatory on Roebuck Bay, went on a sailing and bushwalking trip up through the Buccaneer Archipelago and went walking and camping in the Bungle Bungle. Like most tourists, I was there in the dry season, but...
Eliška Turanská, art walls

Eliška Turanská, art walls

Big scale pictures Big scale wall-pictures can make the right impression, instead of decorating with smaller removable pictures. Even this is artwork wall; still it is the individual piece of art which is completing the design of the whole space. “My practice in architecture led me to use of natural building materials. Having experience with...
Dustin Yellin, 3D Collages encased in layers of glass

Dustin Yellin, 3D Collages encased in layers of glass

Dustin Yellin likes to collect various objects and elements he finds in the street and then use it to compose human silhouettes embedded in different layers of glass. This artistic practice called Psychogeography explores the elements of an urban environment with a lot of talent, for an impressive record. Dustin Yellin: website Via: fubiz.net
Threadbare: Drawings in Thread by Debbie Smyth

Threadbare: Drawings in Thread by Debbie Smyth

Debbie Smyth is textile artist most identifiable by her statement thread drawings; these playful yet sophisticated contemporary artworks are created by stretching a network of threads between accurately plotted pins. Her work beautifully blurs the boundaries between fine art drawings and textile art, flat and 3D work, illustration and embroidery, literally lifting the drawn line...
The Masquerade, set of portraits by Luís Araújo

The Masquerade, set of portraits by Luís Araújo

The Masquerade is a set of portraits inspired by a combination of fictional characters, real life personalities and personal experiences. Luís is an artist based in London. Originally from Lisbon, Portugal he grew up in Australia where he developed his craft and love for the arts. Also a Co-Founder of the International art group Raster...
Miniature superheroes brought to life through absurd scenarios

Miniature superheroes brought to life through absurd scenarios

Tumblr blogger ‘VSE OK’ introduces us to miniature superheroes in absurd scenarios that accurately reveal their lifestyles and the kinds of relationships they would have with regular people like us. ‘VSE OK’ has been capturing the hilarious adventures of his miniature friends since 2010. This guy revives Superman and Bruce Lee, who wish only good...
Elaborate portraits drawn on vintage maps by Ed Fairburn

Elaborate portraits drawn on vintage maps by Ed Fairburn

Using a wide variety of canvases including railroad blueprints, star charts, geological and street maps, Welsh artist Ed Fairburn (previously here and here) uses additive and subtractive techniques to create portraits that seem pefectly integrated with the topography of streets, mountains and rivers. It’s been almost a year since we last checked in with Fairburn...
The extraordinary life of Germany's Doublefaced girl

The extraordinary life of Germany’s Doublefaced girl

Doublefaced is an intriguing series by Berlin-based German artist Sebastian Bieniek that features portraits of a girl with the illusion of two faces. By simply drawing on each side of his model’s head with common makeup products like eyeliner and lipstick, Bieniek transforms the young woman into a eerie set of twins. He cleverly uses...
Orchestra performs in igloo with instruments made of ice

Orchestra performs in igloo with instruments made of ice

Deep in the freezing cold and snowy Lapland, Sweden, an Ice Orchestra holds its magical performances one would never forget. Violin, viola, cello, contrabass, banjo, mandolin, guitar, drum kit and xylophone were handcrafted from solid ice blocks by sculptor Tim Linhart for these special spine-chilling gigs in the Gigantic Cosmic Igloo. The concerts will continue...
Creepy yet adorable fantasy dolls by Santani

Creepy yet adorable fantasy dolls by Santani

Made by a 23-year-old artist from Moscow, these colourful creatures look like they could be the cuter cousins of the gremlins in Speilberg’s 1984 movies of the same name. Whether you think they’re cute or creepy, these little gremlins have been selling like hot cakes. Santani, which is the girl’s nickname on deviantart and vkontakte,...
Unbelievable and probably unsolvable maze

Unbelievable and probably unsolvable maze

Over 30 years ago, a man spent 7 years hand-drawing the most complex, unbelievable and probably unsolvable maze I’ve ever seen. His daughter recently posted the following photos on Twitter and, needless to say, the entire Internet is exploding with questions about her dad. So who is the man behind it? A professor? A mathematician?...
Hollywood cardboard portraits by Giles Oldershaw

Hollywood cardboard portraits by Giles Oldershaw

By carving and tearing away at the material, Oldershaw exposes the ribbed texture sealed within. His meticulous precision and artistic ingenuity results in a spectacular set of Cardboard Relief Portraits. Giles Oldershaw: website Via: blastedcreatives.com

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