Posts by Shefali Netke

April 1, 2012

Wildly Colorful Mixed Media Illustrations

Japan-based graphic artist Marumiyan started drawing at a young age under the influence of his father. His works incorporate many different colors and patterns but all come together to form wildly beautiful illustrations. When asked about his favorite subjects to illustrate, Marumiyan answered, “I like to illustrate natural objects such as flowers and animals. They make the artwork vivid and brilliant.

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March 28, 2012

Outside Looking In

Matthew Weatherstone’s oil paintings and charcoal works in his series “The Disconnect” elegantly illustrate his theme with soft color palettes and smooth images. His work “explores ideas of human disconnectedness to the natural environment, genuine human community and relationship, faith and death.” The Sydney-based artist captures these feelings well with the contrast of industrial buildings and nature. Many of his works also feature beautiful skyscapes, with lots of warm inviting colors.

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March 18, 2012

Planet Earth on Fire Pit

This hand made fire pit is not only a wonderful source of heat, but also an outstanding work of art. The Third Rock Outdoor Fire Pit is made of made from a quarter inch thick carbon steel and has an iron oxide finish. The size of the fire pit is about 42 inches tall with a 36 inch diameter.

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March 15, 2012

Rob Tarbell’s Spectacular Smoke Circus

Rob Tarbell’s unique ability to control smoke to create these striking images is amazing. He had to find a way to control the smoke while also letting it flow on its own. This balancing act of controlling the smoke while letting it act parallels a circus ring show. Tarbell describes his work, “The trainer must recognize and respect the innate nature of an animal when trying to modify its behavior to achieve a desired outcome.

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