November 9, 2017

Powerful Palette Knife Paintings Capture Vulnerability of Men with Mental Health Issues

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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October 29, 2017

Ethereal Paintings of Spirit Animals Wandering Through Landscapes Bursting with Color

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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October 13, 2017

Artist Creates Multi-Layer Watercolor Paintings of Enchanting Forests

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.

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