There are endless creative possibilities with embroidery—it's not just a needle and thread. Floor Giebels, aka Full Metal Needle, is one artist who goes beyond the traditions of the craft by incorporating photography into her hoop art. Her pieces feature figures with their backs turned towards the camera, looking out at picturesque landscapes. Areas including the ocean, grassy fields, and forests remain as printed images while the characters are enhanced with stitching.
Snapping a great photo of an animal can seem like a fool’s errand.
Artist Dimitra Milan is something of a painting wunderkind.
Artist Elyse Dodge is known for her jewel-toned landscape paintings. She can take any mountainous landscape and transform it into a contemporary work of art using polygons. Her ability to break down the natural environment into geometric shapes is incredible, and now, she's ready to share all of her secrets with you in her new online painting class.
Illustrator Anna Sokolova is known for her expressive use of colored inks.
Architecture is one of the most meticulous things that you can sketch.
There is an unfortunate truth when you bring home a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Eventually, they’ll wilt. Luckily, this sad fact can be avoided—sort of—by pressing them completely flat. In doing so, you will retain their color and petal shape. You can even use them as the basis for your own one-of-a-kind botanical art. But, getting started can be a challenge. How do you press a rose? Or hydrangeas?
Painting is one of the oldest artistic traditions.
Looking for a way to unleash your creativity? Well, then look no further than My Modern Met Academy.
Creating an illustration is fun. It’s the perfect opportunity to utilize drawing skills to produce art that’s real, imagined, or a little bit of both. But where do you get started? With the online illustration courses offered through My Modern Met Academy, you’ll learn to draw people, buildings, and animals with ease.
Referring to artwork as “abstract realism” might seem like an oxymoron, but not when you take a look at the...
Nature is a never-ending trove of inspiration.