July 22, 2021

Delicate Fabric Sculptures Inspired by the Small Wonders Found in Nature [Interview]

Enthralled by fabric and guided by her intuition, artist Mariko Kusumoto creates sculptures inspired by the things that fascinate her. The pieces, sometimes wearable, often revolve around the ocean, and marine inhabitants—such as coral—inspire the forms. They pair perfectly with the softness and translucent qualities of fabric; the pieces have a billowy quality to them as if they could be under the sea. Kusumoto has been working with fabric for the last eight years.

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June 15, 2021

Talented Artist Turns Pencils Into Tiny Works of Art [Interview]

Pencils are one of the most basic art supplies, used for a variety of tasks ranging from making preliminary sketches to producing incredibly detailed drawings. However, Bosnian artist Jasenko Đorđević takes pencil art to new heights with his intricate pencil lead sculptures. Transforming each pencil from a mere art-making tool into a masterpiece in its own right, he meticulously crafts each piece using the fragile graphite core as his canvas.

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May 19, 2021

Marine Biologist’s Blackwater Photos Uncover Hidden Ocean Creatures [Interview]

Marine biologist and photographer Jeff Milisen loves exploring the unknown. From his home in Kona, Hawaii to the waters of Papua New Guinea, he leaves no underwater territory unturned. Milisen is a pioneer of blackwater photography and is fueled by the desire to document the vast array of microscopic plankton and sea creatures that inhabit our oceans. Blackwater photography is done during a deepwater night dive over the open ocean.

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March 16, 2021

Learn From a Professional Artist: How To Get Your Art Seen on Social Media [Interview]

Artist Dina Brodsky discovered her passion for painting when she was 18 years old. She has since spent years building her artistic practice and, more recently, she’s built a tremendous following on Instagram. As an expert in social media, Brodsky has built her platform to promote her stunning oil on copper miniature landscapes and beautiful sketches drawn from everyday life. Brodsky's beautiful miniature oil paintings take an estimated 80 hours to complete.

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