Art

December 15, 2017

Illustrator Shows What Love Looks Like, Whether You’re in a Relationship or Not

Love is not one-size-fits-all. Despite what books and movies might show, it's about more than just grand gestures; this certain fondness doesn't even have to involve another person. More often, a demonstration of love is a collection of the mundane moments of everyday life where tenderness often hides but grows strong. Amanda Oleander creates unconventional illustrated love stories that prove this. Oleander often depicts couples in their home who are fully relaxed in one another’s company.

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December 14, 2017

Punny Artist Creates Unexpected Combinations That Weirdly Make a Lot of Sense

A post shared by Creative (@randylewiscreative) on Nov 15, 2017 at 11:46pm PST Californian graphic designer Randy Lewis uses Photoshop to combine photos of unexpected objects, creating surreal digital art that tricks the mind and eye. With a playful imagination and a pun-tastic sense of humor, his colorful creations in his This or That series are often literal depictions of words.

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December 11, 2017

13 Best Watercolor Paint Sets Both Beginners and Professional Artists Will Love

Since gaining widespread popularity in the 18th century, watercolor painting has been a favorite of amateur and professional artists alike. Its portability makes it the perfect medium to take on the road, allowing artists to sketch en plein air or rapidly work out ideas. But with so many available brands, what are the best watercolor sets on the market? And what to look for when selecting watercolor paint?

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December 8, 2017

Bauhaus: How the Avant-Garde Movement Transformed Modern Art

Throughout the 20th century, several styles of avant-garde art helped shape modern art. While many of these genres—including subconscious-based surrealism and energetic abstract expressionism—predominantly favored paintings, the Bauhaus movement encompassed a wide array of mediums, materials, and disciplines. Ranging from paintings and graphics to architecture and interiors, Bauhaus art dominated many outlets of experimental European art throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Though it is most closely associated with Germany, it attracted and inspired artists of all backgrounds.

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