Posts by Emma Taggart

January 12, 2019

Sweet Serene Illustrations Celebrate the Simple Joyful Moments of Everyday Life

From walks in the rain to waiting for the train in the snow, there’s beauty to be found in even the most ordinary, everyday moments. San Francisco-based illustrator Pascal Campion captures these moments, celebrating the joy of simply being alive. Each digital illustration is like a snapshot of a precious memory with loved ones, pets, or simply a tranquil moment of solitude.

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January 10, 2019

10 of the Best Art Competitions to Enter in 2019

If you’re creating amazing art but struggling to gain exposure, art contests are a great opportunity for publicity. And if you’re living the infamous “starving artist” lifestyle, this is also a way to pull yourself out of a rough spot by potentially winning cash prizes, allowing you to gain an extra financial boost towards your dream creative projects.

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January 8, 2019

Artist Sculpts One-Of-A-Kind Electric Guitar Body from 1,200 Colored Pencils

I build an electric guitar from 1200 colored pencils You could draw with colored pencils, but these tiny tools can do more than that—they can also be art themselves! From hand-carved sculptures to brilliantly patterned jewelry, we’ve seen many talented makers transform the art box staple into incredible creations. Inspired by this unusual art form, an artist known as Flyjumper on Reddit (or Burls Art on YouTube)

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January 7, 2019

Artist Captures the Magic of the Cosmos in Visually Textured Watercolor Paintings

Inspired by the wonders of the night sky, Brazilian artist Amanda C. Marino creates beautiful watercolor paintings of the moon, stars, and the planets of our solar system. Swirling galaxies are rendered in delicate watercolor washes and dappled white pigment, while alien worlds and lunar craters are detailed in a myriad of cosmic hues. Many of Marino’s realistic planet paintings feature carefully painted details, highlighting their rocky or gassy surfaces.

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