Posts by Sarah Currier

Sarah Currier

Sarah Currier is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Based in central Iowa, she is currently enrolled at Iowa State University and is working toward a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in English. She loves all things creative, and when she’s not writing, you can find her immersed in the worlds of television, film, and literature.
July 2, 2024

Watch How This Artist “Draws” With Fire To Create Photorealistic Portraits

The phrase “forged in fire” can refer to overcoming difficult experiences or obstacles thrown your way; however, the work of Nigerian artist Alex Peter Idoko gives this expression another meaning. The talented pyrography artist uses fire to “draw” incredibly detailed portraits. Idoko's portraits are so full of life and emotion that at first glance, it seems as though you're looking at a sepia-toned photo.

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June 24, 2024

Artist Captures the Delicate Beauty of Flowers Through Large-Scale Oil Paintings

Artist Ira Volkova paints large-scale flower portraits that serve as a love letter to every part of the blossoming plant. With each stroke of her brush, she is able to perfectly capture the likeness of every bloom she paints, magnifying the usually small, delicate features in sprawling detail that spans across canvases larger than the artist herself.

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