Have you ever come across discarded objects on your otherwise scenic hike? Well, outdoor educator and part-time artist Mariah Reading has found a new purpose for those unwanted items. She uses her masterful painting skills to transform trash into stunning works of art that seamlessly blend into the landscape where it was found. Originally from Bangor, Maine, Reading developed a passion for the environment at a young age.
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Self-taught artist Josie Morway immortalizes different species of birds in hyper-realistic portraits.
A simple flick of the switch can transform a home from dark and asleep to bright and full of life.
There's a myriad of unique creatures living deep underwater and between blades of grass. Los Angles-based, self-taught artist Robert Steven Connett explores the diversity of these lesser-seen ecosystems in his vibrant acrylic paintings. From plankton and jellyfish to praying mantises and rhinoceros beetles, each colorful picture is packed with dozens of carefully-rendered lifeforms. Connett finds endless inspiration in the beauty of the “flora and fauna of the natural world, particularly that of oceanic origins.
Cape Town-based artist Sasha Hartslief doesn't have to travel far to find creative inspiration.
Slovakia-based artist Maria Svarbova captures the hypnotic symmetry of swimming in her series of fine art photographs.
Have you always wanted to learn how to draw cartoon people but weren't sure where to start? If you look at the world around you, you'll find that everything—including humans—can be broken up into different geometric shapes. By using circles, squares, and triangles, you can not only create stylistic proportions but also give your characters distinct personalities.
Seoul-based tattoo artist Hen creates vibrant body art inspired by the animal kingdom.
A reliable pencil is a must-have tool for every creative.
In a time when many museums are still shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, public art has become even more important in keeping us connected to culture. French artist JR‘s newest installation in Florence pays homage to great classical works of art that have gone unseen and unappreciated for the better part of a year. Entitled La Ferita (meaning “The Wound” in Italian)
Have you ever wondered what famous figures from the distant past really looked like?
While many artists are remembered for their affiliation with one art movement, Édouard Manet is a painter who cannot be...