In the hustle and bustle of daily life, who has time for a hobby? You do! Although it’s tempting to want to spend quality time with your couch every evening, embarking on a creative hobby is both fun and enriching to your life. Chances are that you’ll spend time away from a screen while exercising your imagination. (Who knows—it could even turn into a side hustle!)
In the middle of the 18th century, several styles dominated Europe’s artistic tastes.
Philippines-based artist Patrick Cabral first came to our attention in 2017 for crafting intricate paper-cut portraits of endangered animals.
Many art forms require attention to detail, but Russian artist Salavat Fidai takes his craft to the next level with a growing portfolio of incredible pencil lead art. His latest series of micro sculptures pays homage to HBO’s Game of Thrones. From a miniature Iron Throne to a tiny, scaly dragon, each fragile piece is meticulously hand-carved from graphite pencil tips using an X-ACTO knife.
Artist Diana Beltran Herrera pays homage to all types of birds by meticulously rendering our feathered friends as paper sculptures.
In the middle of the 18th century, French artist Jacques-Louis David pioneered a new genre of painting.
Artist Lauren Collin reveals exquisite textures from flat sheets of paper. Using a scalpel with surgical blades, she carves watercolor paper into “bas-reliefs” that are a dazzling collection of bristling scales in a variety of shapes and sizes. The details of her work are incredible; Collin uses the thickness of the material to create layers of scales that result in a surprising amount of depth.
If you want to take in the art and culture of a city, you might make your way to its...
Japanese illustrator Takumi blends popular culture with the ancient Ukiyo-e art form in his latest series of superhero illustrations.
In a bid to help raise awareness for the pressing issues our planet’s oceans are facing today, British illustrator Mat Miller teamed up with Pangeaseed Foundation for his latest piece, titled Equilibrium. The colorful illustration is part of the company’s In Peril print collection, which aims to highlight the rapid extinction of sea creatures and their ecosystem’s vulnerability.
As climate change is rapidly harming our natural ecosystems, many people around the world are turning to art to channel...