Painting

July 18, 2021

Artist Promotes Wildlife Conservation With Her Awe-Inspiring Animal Paintings

For artist Sophie Green, animals are more than creative muses. The UK-based painter captures giraffes, bison, elephants, and other creatures in photorealistic portraits which celebrate each subject's unique beauty and raise awareness of their vulnerability. Moreover, the award-winning fine artist donates 10% of her profits to wildlife and conservation charities.

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June 28, 2021

Giant Brushstroke Paintings Imagine a Future Where Nature Reclaims Urban Environments

Munich-based David Ambarzumjan is known for his surreal landscape paintings that depict two distinct time periods on one canvas. His ongoing series, titled Brushstrokes in Time, sees present-day scenes with giant, contrasting brushstrokes that sweep through the composition and act as a portal to a previous time. “This collection,” Ambarzumjan explains, “showcases how both the force of nature and humanity shaped our planet in sometimes beautiful but also devastating ways.

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June 25, 2021

Dreamy Gouache Paintings Capture a Candy-Colored World

Canadian artist Dory (aka bigbluetang) creates tiny portals into beautiful, rainbow dreamscapes. She uses an array of candy-colored hues to render expressive gouache paintings of pink cloudy skies, purple sunsets, and blue mountainscapes inside her sketchbooks. Dory is currently a third-year student at Emily Carr University of Art & Design in Vancouver, Canada.

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June 21, 2021

Surreal Oil Paintings Reimagines Animals Merged With Plant Life

Plants and animals work harmoniously together every day to create a beautiful ecosystem. Although the beauty of this relationship often escapes our attention, Los Angeles-based artist Jon Ching brings it to the forefront with his striking, yet beguiling series of oil paintings. Each of these fantastical pieces combines species of flora and fauna in unique hybrids that the artist fondly refers to as “flauna.

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