Sometimes the grandeur of nature can make us feel really small. That exact feeling seems to resonate in the colorfully whimsical, mixed-media paintings of Iranian artist Golsa Golchini. Each of her canvases feature an impasto landscape of water or snow, with tiny figures often swimming, surfing, or skiing through it. Unlike the textured backgrounds, the miniature humans are painted digitally and added to the canvas by ink transfers, resulting in a vivid, three-dimensional environment.
Posts by Margherita Cole
Whether it’s Ancient Greece, the Italian Renaissance, or the early 20th century, chances are you know a history buff with...
Artist Lisa Stevens creates stunning ceramic sculptures that imitate organic motifs found in nature.
Lately, social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest have been flooded with a renaissance of unique tattoo art. Many young people today enjoy the self-expression of adding art to their own skin, even when it’s in temporary form. Such is the case for artist Randa Haddadin, who has taken her romantic painting style to a reusable canvas—her body. Based in Dubai, Haddadin’s art explores emotions, people, and dance.
It’s easy to fall into the world of a beautifully crafted illustration.
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Unicorns are among the most romantic mythical creatures. Even today, children fawn over their beauty and magical presence in books, television, and movies. However, it’s never too late to indulge in a fairytale drawing. Regardless of your age or drawing level, practicing the basics will have you on your way to a magical unicorn illustration. Traditionally, unicorns are portrayed as a horse with one horn.
French artist Julien Nonnon brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “City of Lights.
Animals are among the best creative muses.
Most of us know that riding public transportation is like entering an entirely different world. Whether it’s subways or buses, we’re surrounded by interesting strangers going about their usual lives like ourselves. Nowadays, we typically occupy ourselves with our phones to block out the crowds. Artist Matthew Grabelsky explores this phenomenon in his series of uncanny paintings entitled Passengers.
It’s hard to beat a cozy night in, especially during a cold winter.
In the 19th century, Impressionists found constant inspiration in their bucolic surroundings.