After Having Triplets, This Artist Founds A New Passion For Painting

My precious triplets

“My name is Anna Belan, I am an artist from Moscow, Russia. After graduating from the Academy of Theater Arts in 2004, I participate in joint exhibitions and projects in Russia and Europe. Theater education helped me to look at contemporary art in a different way. I create stories for my characters exploring the fine lines of the soul. I enjoy experimenting with mixed media, however I have found it most inspiring for me to work with oil on canvas – it is currently my main medium.” Continue reading »

The Original Acrylic Paintings by Kissi Ussuki

Kissi Ussuki is an illustrator and artist based in Vilnius, Lithuania. Continue reading »

“Transparent Presence And Ambiguous Words”: The World Of Acrylic Artist Yuna Kimura

Yuna Kimura is a multi-talented creator whose acrylic plate artworks and accessories have been getting noticed, of late. A graduate student at Kobe University who also has experience in handcrafting and laser cutting, she’s active in the Kansai area but has also exhibited and sold her works on consignment in Osaka and Tokyo. Continue reading »

Spray Painting Multiple Layers Of Acrylic Glass

Street artist Sofles has gained international recognition for his incredible work with a spray can. In an ongoing series of works, Sofles spray paints multiple layers of acrylic glass. When viewed straight on it looks like a single canvas but a few steps in any direction and you get a sense for the multiple layers involved in each piece. Continue reading »

The Real Objects Of Nature Preserved In Acrylic Cubes

3.8 billion years ago life began on earth. And over millions of years multicellular life evolved into land plants and forests. The colors and shapes of flowers, fruits and seeds all have unique purposes and are as beautiful as they are functional. Intent on showcasing the wonder and beauty of mother nature, Koichi Yoshimura developed a way to exquisitely preserve plants in acrylic cubes. He called them “Sola Cubes.”

Each Sola Cube is handmade by Japanese craftsmen and contain a real plant. Continue reading »

Miami Artist Renders Beautiful Persian Rugs With Acrylic And Ink

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Jason Seife, the Miami-based artist beautifully renders the exquisite patterns found on old Persian carpets using a combination of acrylic and ink. Along with familiar geometric motifs, Seife’s rugs feature colors you seldom find on heavy textiles. Continue reading »