Posts by Jessica Stewart

February 25, 2017

Detailed Freehand Architectural Sketches Showcase Incredible Skill

In this digital age, it’s refreshing to see that some people are continuing to learn their craft by taking pencil to paper. Architecture student Adelina Gareeva showcases her detailed freehand architectural sketches via her Instagram, allowing followers to see her progress as a student. Gareeva, who is also a model, currently studies at the Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering (KSUAE).

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February 24, 2017

Artist Uses Kintsugi to Mend Cracked Streets with Gold

Contemporary artist Rachel Sussman is mending cracks in our urban environment with her series Sidewalk Kintsukuroi. Inspired by kintsugi—also known as kintsukuroi—the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold, Sussman brings this philosophy to city pavements. Sussman was already attracted to the Japanese aesthetic philosophy of wabi-sabi when an image of repaired broken pottery sparked her imagination.

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