Finished works of art can be daunting examples for aspiring young artists to replicate or aspire to create themselves. Fortunately, there are creatives like Taji Joseph who impart insightful knowledge about drawing in the form of educational tutorials. The Minneapolis-based artist creates a variety of artistic guides, ranging from drawing facial features to different shading techniques.
Posts by Margherita Cole
Terrariums provide a fresh and creative way for nature lovers to bring the beauty of the outdoors inside of their homes.
They say the home is where the heart is, so why not fill it with the things you love?
Choosing the right color is a cornerstone of any painting. To some, the process comes naturally, but others take special care in finding the right palette for their canvas. Artist Jowita Marczuk opens her sketchbook on Instagram to share how she breaks down landscapes into thoughtful color gradients and expressive illustrations. Based in Heidelberg, Germany, Marczuk finds creative inspiration from her bucolic surroundings.
Beaches are known for the mercurial movements of their waves.
Artist Ayumi Shibata practices the Japanese art of paper cutting to create layered, three-dimensional sculptures.
When shopping for a space lover, it’s important to reach for the stars. Regular games and knick-knacks won’t make the cut for a stargazer. Instead, you should aim for products that match their love of the galaxy. From moon puzzles to solar system necklaces to planet mugs, My Modern Met Store has a variety of cool and unique gifts for space lovers.
London-based artist Zulf creates dramatic portraits of women half-hidden in the shadows.
Some artists have a gift for portraying the macabre.
The tradition of still life painting has often involved odd arrangements of motifs, like skulls and fruit. Artist Cam Rackam takes inspiration from these classical compositions in his series of macabre paintings. His eye-catching, Baroque-like canvases depict hyperrealistic human skeletons decorated with colorful botany in dramatic style. Based in Huntington Beach, California, Rackam spent years studying the subtle details of still lifes.
Artists Asya Kozina and Dmitriy Kozin are taking the historical accessory of white powdery wigs to a whole new level.
Sometimes, we see artwork that looks so realistic it’s hard to believe our eyes.