Posts by Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole

Margherita Cole is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met and illustrator based in Southern California. She holds a BA in Art History with a minor in Studio Art from Wofford College, and an MA in Illustration: Authorial Practice from Falmouth University in the UK. When she’s not writing, Margherita continues to develop her creative practice in sequential art.
September 4, 2021

Massive Watercolor Paintings “Bloom” on Paper Showcasing the Delicate Beauty of Flowers

Who doesn't love the idea of a bountiful bouquet? Well, artist Janet Pulcho creates massive, human-sized blooms that can live forever. Her series of large watercolor paintings capture the ethereal beauty of different flowers, from poppies to peonies. “I like florals for their aesthetics,” Pulcho tells My Modern Met. “There is enough ugliness in the world and I believe that my paintings can bring something beautiful and inspiring into other people’s life.

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September 2, 2021

Decorate Your Tabletops With These Sets of Unique Coasters

Whether you're hosting intimate get-togethers or lavish parties, it's a good idea to have coasters to protect your furniture. So why not get a set that's both beautiful and functional? Creative brand Bower Studios creates chic coasters that add instant flair to your home décor. If you're fond of a stylish, contemporary aesthetic, then take a look at the Optic Table Tiles.

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August 30, 2021

Artist Sparks Joy With Psychedelic Stained Glass Art Inspired by Organic Shapes

Although stained glass is often associated with ornate Gothic churches, contemporary glass artists are showing there are more creative possibilities to this ancient medium. Artist Meggy Wilm (aka Colorado Glass Works) creates whimsical, rainbow pieces inspired by organic shapes, nature, and animals. She first discovered the medium in 2017, when she was living in Denver, Colorado.

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August 26, 2021

How to Draw Different Kinds of Hair: Short, Long, Straight, Wavy, and Curly

People are some of the most fascinating and difficult subjects to draw. From rendering the complexity of eyes to the shapes of lips, there are many different nuances involved. And, while facial features capture the likeness of a person, hair can say a lot about their personality and style. Here we will learn how to draw five different kinds of hair: short, long, straight, wavy, and curly.

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