January 16, 2017

Lifelike Paper Birds Adorn Oversized Stamps of Countries Around the World

Using simple, everyday materials, artist Diana Beltran Herrera crafts creatures that are full of life. She transforms paper, wire, and wood into realistic birds whose detailing is nothing short of incredible. The meticulous paper art features individually cut and scored feathers—mimicking the real thing—that are layered into majestic plumage. Through these rigid and repetitive structures, Herrera still manages to capture the feeling that they could go into flight at any moment.

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January 14, 2017

Artist Arranges Blossoms and Leaves Into Exquisite Floral Portraits

With a love of color and an approach inspired by nature, a delightful duo of artists known as Sister Golden designs and crafts gorgeous goodies and pieces of art—like the exquisite and enchanting floral art portraits by Vicki Rawlins, one half of the creative pair. Composed of just-blossomed blooms, dried leaves, jade-green succulents, and other forest finds, each portrait portrays a flower-y female subject. Every depiction is set against either a white backdrop or a beautiful, nature-filled background.

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