Posts by Claire Ha

January 8, 2012

Bone-Chilling Ice Typography

Canadian environmental artist Nicole Dextras creates large ice sculptures to form letters and words as part of her Ice Topography installation series. She made the icy block letters, which range from 18 inches to 8 feet tall, by pouring water into a very large mould and then freezing it.

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January 5, 2012

Photorealistic Oil Paintings of Fruit

Fruit so realistic it looks good enough to eat! Through his photorealistic oil paintings of fruit, Ohio-based artist Dennis Wojtkiewicz [voyt-KEV-itch] proves that minute details are no obstacle for him! In his series, he paints all kinds of fruits including strawberries, watermelons, apples, oranges, limes, and kiwis. It's utterly amazing how every hair, every seed and every vein of the fruits are completely visible.

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January 4, 2012

Gorgeous Color Pencil Wall Display

Felisimmo's Aurora Display Case is not only a case for colored pencils, it's also a beautiful work of art. When the entire set (which contains 5 units) is filled with 500 different colored pencils arranged as a gradient and then mounted on a wall, it becomes a sight to see! The acrylic cases are a beautiful way to organize and hold pencils while saving space. Each unit is sold for approximately $51.

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December 31, 2011

Soft and Sweet Illustrations

China-based artist Dou combines human-like forms and earthly creatures to create fantastical works of art. Her characters appear magical with their large doe eyes and elegant yet unwieldy hair. The illustrations consist of thin and intricate lines with splashes of color, if color is used at all. Check out her website (which might take some navigation because it is in Chinese) to some more of her interesting artwork in the same detailed style.

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