While many would consider “coloring” an activity reserved for children, some psychologists believe that coloring books can actually help adults relieve stress. It requires focus to color within the lines of an intricate pattern or picture, which in turn allows you to stay in the moment and forget about any worries you might have.
When it comes to painting, everyone starts out on an even playing field—those that paint well have built their skills...
Thailand-based Japanese artist and self-described “dream traveler” Emi Nakajima crafts intricate drawings of buildings around the world.
Known for his large installations, Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck is also a skilled sculptor whose desaturated figures often find their way into his immersive experiences. His life-size monochromatic sculptures often depict children in states of play, wonder, and reflection, helping build a multi-sensory experience for the viewer. Op de Beeck's sculptures are typically created from polyester, wood, and pigmented plaster.
Given that it’s typically used to crunch numbers, it’s no surprise that some creatives might avoid Microsoft Excel at all...
Working with infinite patience, Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda spends years creating large-scale pen and ink drawings.
Great art comes in all shapes and sizes. From towering sculptures to tiny sketches, artists have produced works that play with scale throughout the history of art. While this interest in experimentation is apparent across mediums and genres, its role in painting has been particularly big—literally. Here, we take a look at some of the most famous large-scale canvas paintings, from Botticelli's mythological masterpiece to Pollock's avant-garde “action painting.
This week, the Google Arts and Culture app launched their incredible virtual exhibition, Faces of Frida.
Have you ever opened your sketchbook with every intent to draw… but then you can’t think of what to sketch?
Brooklyn-based Russian oil painter Maria Kreyn‘s Old World sensibilities seep through her paintings. The skilled figurative painter forged her own artistic path, leaving behind studies in mathematics and philosophy to pick up a brush. After time in Norway, where she apprenticed for a master painter for several years, she came away fully embracing oil paint as her medium of choice.
You may have noticed a recent upsurge in social media policy changes as a result of newly introduced data protection...
Russian creative Goga Tandashvili adds an artistic touch to otherwise ordinary walls with his intricate bas-relief sculpture work.