Vintage book pages merge with realistic renditions of birds in the art of Craig Williams. The Australia-based painter sources these unconventional canvases to create intentional juxtapositions between his art and printed text. This thoughtful combination results in pairings that appear to have been made for each other. Williams brings his background in zoology and experience working in museums and wildlife parks into his creative practice.
For four years, photographer and illustrator Akil Alparslan set aside a few hours a day to work on an ambitious...
Illustrator and author Holly Chisholm is using her creative skills as a way to help others feel less alone.
Hand lettering artist Danison Fronda fosters joy through his expressive letterforms and watercolor paintings. His optimism shines through handwritten empowering phrases that are often paired with colorfully painted backdrops. With gentle reminders like “practice makes progress” and “drown out the doubt,” you’re sure to feel better once you see his work.
Ontario-based artist Eric Pause creates acrylic paintings that connect several moments in time.
Ethereal female figures emerge from metallic backgrounds in the striking paintings of Aiden Kringen.
In the contemporary realm of painting, artists often dabble in styles inspired by past artistic movements. One genre that has particularly strong roots in the past is landscape painting. Today, contemporary artists who work in this style visually demonstrate the ways in which their work has been inspired by the age-old genre, which is characterized by an interest in portraying nature.
Over 20,000 Pounds of Recycled Materials Used to Create Interactive Light Installation at Burning Man [Interview]
After a two-year break, Burning Man came back, and with it came the innovative art installations that the festival is...
After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Burning Man is officially back.
Artist Ariana Heinzman creates colorful vessels with bold designs. Attracted to vibrant hues and nature-inspired motifs, the edge of her sculptures mimic the shapes of petals and leaves. Their surfaces are punctuated with thick black outlines that encase detailed drawings along with tones of oranges, reds, blues, and purples. This gives the pieces an illustrative quality and a playful appearance that's both thought-provoking and inviting.
With clay, creative folks can construct forms that are realistic, fantastical, or a bit of both.
When it comes to creating art, getting started is often the hardest part.