As a pioneer of Post-Impressionism, Vincent van Gogh is one of art history’s most well-known figures. Though the artist did not see much success during his short career, his work has attained ample attention since his death in 1890. Who was behind his posthumous fame? Arguably, it can be attributed to his younger brother, Theo, an important art dealer who introduced the modern art world to Vincent’s prolific portfolio.
In your quest to draw realistic portraits, it’s important that you know how to sketch all aspects of a face.
Sometimes the grandeur of nature can make us feel really small.
Japanese artist Akie Nakata, who simply goes by Akie, has a unique way of looking at the world. While many would simply pass over a rock or a stone, Akie is able to see their potential. For the past nine years, she’s taken ordinary stones and transformed them into something magical using paint. Under her watchful eye, these rocks become highly realistic animals that fit into the palm of your hand.
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Outdoor enthusiast and cartographer Simon Beck has carved his own path in the art world—literally.
Artist Lisa Stevens creates stunning ceramic sculptures that imitate organic motifs found in nature. Her small, decorative pieces are composed of dozens of notches and ridges made without the use of any stamps. Instead, Stevens uses a variety of small tools to achieve the crisp structure of her creations. Based in Bristol, Stevens worked as a sculptor for Aardman Animations before beginning her ceramic art practice.
People around the world are in shock and saddened by the news of Australia’s bushfires.
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Lately, social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest have been flooded with a renaissance of unique tattoo art. Many young people today enjoy the self-expression of adding art to their own skin, even when it’s in temporary form. Such is the case for artist Randa Haddadin, who has taken her romantic painting style to a reusable canvas—her body. Based in Dubai, Haddadin’s art explores emotions, people, and dance.
It’s easy to fall into the world of a beautifully crafted illustration.
Grounded between the Late Renaissance and the emerging Mannerist art movement is the coveted work of Greek painter Doménikos Theotokópoulous...