For years, artist Olga Kamenetskaya has transformed overly made-up and mass-produced dolls into realistic figurines. Gone are painted faces featuring excessive eyeshadow and perfectly pink cheeks. Kamenetskaya strips the dolls’ makeup and opts for bushy facial hair, freckles, and even wrinkles in their skin. The results are so lifelike that you’d expect to see these people walking down the street.
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Artists have had a special relationship with the humble house-cat for centuries. In addition to serving as subjects of paintings, prints, sculptures, and other works of art, the meowing muses have also played an important part behind the scenes. In Artists and Their Cats, author Alison Nastasi explores this furry phenomenon, sharing intimate photos of well-known creatives and their cuddly companions.
Experiencing a lack of motivation every now and then is natural—it happens to everyone.
As Valentine’s Day rapidly approaches, you may still be scrambling to find the perfect present for that special someone.
Learning handcrafts like crochet can bring you joy for a lifetime. The skills gained offer you the chance to exercise your creativity while challenging you to produce bigger and better things. Although the endless possibilities might seem daunting, crochet is easy to get started; there are just a couple of tools and basic techniques you need to know. From there, you can grow increasingly advanced in your work and try different facets of the field.
Netherlands-base designer Nina Führer blurs the line between figurative art and functional fashion with her eye-catching animal scarves.
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Symbolist painter Gustav Klimt is most famously known for his captivating gold canvases. Crafted during his Golden Phase, these mesmerizing masterpieces are among his most popular creations. If you want to share your love for these lustrous paintings, publishing company teNeues has given you a golden opportunity with these Klimt notecards. Each set of Klimt stationery comes with 20 cards featuring five of Klimt’s most celebrated works.
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