Colorful Paper Quilled Florals Burst From Delicate Line Drawings

Paper quilling has been around for hundreds of years, but it has recently gone through a renaissance as artists rediscover its creative possibilities. If you aren’t familiar with the technique, it involves coiling and shaping narrow paper strips into 3D designs. Continue reading »

Delicate Patterns Adorn The Walls Of This Bright Nail Salon Interior

Architecture firm ARCHSTUDIO, have recently completed Lily Nails, a nail salon in Beijing, China, that features a dark hot-rolled steel plate exterior with glimpses of a bright white interior that has delicate patterns. Continue reading »

Natura Insects: The Delicate Floral Compositions Of Raku Inoue

Natura Insects is a beautiful series from the Japanese artist and designer Raku Inoue, currently based in Montreal, who imagines delicate floral compositions by recreating insects with leaves and flower petals. Continue reading »

The Delicate 3D Embroidery Of Justyna Wolodkiewicz

After being considered as old-fashioned for a long time, the art of embroidery has made a big comeback in recent years with many artists who experiment with alternative uses, embracing embroidery with contemporary art and creativity. Continue reading »

Detailed Animal Portraits Meticulously Painted Onto Delicate Feathers

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Using feathers of wild turkeys and macaws as her canvas, Krystle Missildine paints intricate acrylic portraits of animals, ranging from small birds to big cats and everything in between. The texture of the feathers naturally adds a wispy visual effect to the painted animal’s fur, producing a strikingly realistic image. The gifted artist has made a career out of pet portraiture—including ones on custom-made ornaments—but only recently decided to venture into the art of painting on feathers, using a molted feather from her Lutino Cockatiel as her very first quill canvas. Continue reading »

Ethereal Floral Tattoos Mimic Delicate Watercolor Paintings On Skin

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Aro Tattoo, aka @tattooist_silo, creates exquisite works of art onto the skin of her clients. Focusing on floral arrangements, the Korean tattooist uses soft pink, red, and blue ink to mimic the colors you’d find in a beautiful sunset. They offer an alternative stylistic approach to tattooing—rather than outlining subjects in a solid dark outline, Aro Tattoo completely skips the black ink and defines form with color. Continue reading »

This Designer Creates Beautiful And Delicate Ceramic Flowers

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A selection of the ceramic sculptures of the American artist and designer Angela Schwer, aka Dilly Pad, who creates handmade flowers, plants, fungi, or even corals with a rare fineness. Continue reading »