Have you ever commissioned a caricature artist for a hilarious (if also uncannily accurate) portrait of yourself? Illustrator Robert Dejesus merges the quirky energy of traditional caricatures with his own expressive anime-like style. People from around the world commission him to transform their photographs into whimsical cartoon characters that pop off the page.
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted many parts of our daily lives, including our mental health.
At the start of the 20th century, Expressionism turned the art world on its head.
Mom by day and artist by night, Canadian realist painter Sarah McKendry first picked up a paintbrush in 2008 and hasn’t looked back. The talented self-taught artist creates beautiful landscape paintings that capture the dark, misty forests and majestic mountain scenes of British Columbia. Scrolling through McKendry’s online portfolio, it’s hard to believe that each piece is rendered in oil paint. The works look just like a photograph and are full of soft, realistic details.
Featuring thick daubs of oil paint in pastel hues, Charlotte Fitzgerald’s impasto landscape paintings perfectly capture the serene beauty of...
In 1886, Greek writer and art critic Jean Moréas published a manifesto on Symbolism.
French artist Francine Van Hove captures the timeless allure of femininity in her paintings of young women in intimate settings. The mysterious maidens bask in Van Hove’s beautifully curated worlds, unconcerned with anything outside of the manicured interiors of their bedrooms or sun-dappled gardens. Their charming languidness follows their every action, as though these women personify the Italian phrase, “il dolce far niente,” or the sweetness in doing nothing.
Capturing an animal’s likeness in realistic drawings is an enviable skill.
Do you love a salty sea breeze and the sound of crashing waves?
In 1848, a secret society of artists took root in Victorian England. Known as the Pre-Raphaelites, members of this brotherhood believed that painting had blossomed before the Renaissance, citing Raphael’s idealist approach to subject matter as the age-old discipline’s downfall.
Korean-born artist Ran Hwang is known for her ingenious use of materials to build up contemporary installations.
Many artists find inspiration in the nature that surrounds them, but few are able to depict it with mindboggling realism...