We often think of finger painting as something that's just for children, but Iris Scott has continually shown us that it’s a viable way to produce stunning works of art. For years, the Brooklyn-based creative has broken the barrier between herself and the canvas by creating elaborate, colorful paintings using her hand in place of a brush.
Contemporary impressionist painter Leonid Afremov creates bright and cheerful artwork with a palette knife and oil paints.
Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Edgar Degas.
Australia-based contemporary artist Joshua Miels captures the emotions of human beings through a series of colorful, multi-layered, large-scale portraits. His most recent work focuses on capturing the vulnerability of men who suffer from mental health issues, which is a subject close to Miels’s heart. The expressive painter starts by breaking photos of subjects down into shapes using computer software.
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Based in Sussex, England, artist Gill Bustamante creates large-scale, ethereal landscape oil paintings. Often working with a vibrant color palette—ranging from a rich turquoise to fiery oranges and deep reds—Bustamante describes her style as “a fusion of Expressionist, Impressionist, Semi-abstract, Art Deco, a little Art Nouveau and whatever mood I'm in that day.
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When Stefan Draschan goes to a museum, he’s looking at more than just the art.
Artist and nature lover Allison May Kiphuth crafts stunning watercolor landscapes that illustrate her natural surroundings. Working along Maine and New Hampshire’s blustery coastlines, she takes photographs from her woodland adventures and re-creates them in a multi-layered spherical form. The stunning series—entitled Demi-Spheres—was inspired by a stand-out line from Terry Tempest Williams' The hour of land: a personal topography of America's national parks, which states, “we learned early on that we live by wild mercy.
Today, many artists strive to find inventive new ways to produce paintings.
In the small Czech village of Louka, in southern Moravia, one woman has made it her mission to beautify the...