Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional painter, it’s always a good idea to figure out what brand of paints work best for your needs. When it comes to acrylic pigments, however, the choices can be daunting. Not only are there many companies to choose from, but with descriptions like “heavy body” and “high flow,” how will you know what to choose?
Based in beautiful Tuscany, Italian artist Daniela Forti employs a unique glass-fusion technique to delicately craft luminous works of art.
In the right hands, an X-ACTO knife can be as precise as a newly sharpened pencil.
This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, My Modern Met may earn an affiliate commission. Please read our disclosure for more info. It’s not uncommon for someone to dislike insects, but it’s hard to resist the charming allure of Yumi Okita’s textile moths and butterflies.
At first glance, the work of artist Cj Hendry looks like pictures of oil paint photographed on a smooth canvas.
Inspired by her coastal surroundings, California-based artist Marissa Quinn creates enchanting illustrations of whales. Each whimsical work of whale art features highly imaginative iconography that places the calm creatures in surreal, dream-like scenes. Using black ink, Quinn realistically renders each creature in exquisite detail. This meticulous approach to her subjects showcases both her unwavering admiration for the animals and her undeniably impressive knowledge of their anatomy. While the whales themselves are lifelike, various elements of each drawings are not.
A few weeks ago, the world-renowned British Museum made a 3D model of the Rosetta Stone—one of its most prized and popular artifacts—available...
When you picture breaking the law, it’s probably not for something as innocuous as wearing skinny jeans.
Video game artist Rob Adams might design in the virtual world, but he fashions his offline life in a similarly fantastical way. Adams first wowed the internet last year by building an incredible fairy tree reading nook for his daughter’s bedroom. After seeing his handiwork, the website Fatherly asked him to construct an imaginative baby bed that captures that same charming spirit. Modeled after a submarine, Adam’s colorful DIY crib design takes a newborn “under the sea.
Sculptor Nadia Zubareva creates incredible figurative wire sculptures from stainless steel threads and polymer coating.
One of the quickest and most effective ways to get your name out there when promoting your career is the...