For more than 30 years now, the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival rouses the European capitol from its winter sleep for the most expected cinematographic event of the year. Bursting to the seams with amazing spectavles and original manifestations (the Make-Up Contest, the International Body Painting Contest, the Zombie Parade in the heart of Brussels, the Japanimation Day, the Manga Market, the Cosplay Contest, the renowned Vampire Ball and many other festivities) the BIFFF is a warm and atmospheric celebration of everything related to the genre. Continue reading »
British artist Bruce Munro creates immersive light installations. These large-scale projects are inspired by his interest in shared human experience. Munro’s work takes on all sizes and covers all kinds of landscapes. He’s created both monumental and intimate instillations in deserts, ponds, gardens, fields, and even inside buildings. Continue reading »
Saint Petersburg based digital artist Ales Lyalyush creates most of his works by finger painting on Ipad. Artists are always looking for a ways to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences. Drawing on Ipad gives more opportunities. Using powerful painting and drawing apps allows to explore own painting techniques while brushing up skills of traditional art. Continue reading »
An Artist Creates A Fantastic Street Art Pieces Based On Popular Movies And TV Series Across The Streets Of Moscow
Russian street artist known under the pseudonym Zoom mostly depicts characters from the popular movies and TV series on the Moscow streets. Zoom calls his work “street art without vandalism”. For example, his Godfather’s portrait was made from packing tape. Visit his Instagram page to see more works. Continue reading »
Street art, just like any other form of art, is constantly evolving. Once, it consisted of only lonesome frescoes; nowadays, however, grandiose festivals are held where the soul of these otherwise hard-to-see artists is revealed to the world. Every single one of them has a distinctive style and captivates the viewer with something of their own: sometimes it’s the scale of the work, sometimes their humour; others captivate us with their superb use of the environment. Continue reading »
1. Raise your chin, straighten your shoulders — and smile!
Thousands of people love posing for holiday photographs on the beach every year. But often, not everyone is happy with how they turn out. Here are seven simple rules to help you get the most professional-looking photographs you’ve ever taken. Continue reading »
All children love drawing and painting, but many of them struggle to make progress in this area which is so crucial for their development. It’s very important to help your children as much as you can in realising their ideas and fantasies on paper.
But there’s no reason to think you can’t help them here if you don’t know how to draw. It’s actually a lot easier than you think — you just have to know what basic shapes to employ and build it up from there. To get you started, we prepared a set of pictures which show you step-by-step how to draw various animals. Draw them with a pencil, and then rub out the lines as you go along. Have a go, and perhaps by the end it won’t be just your child that has a new enthusiasm for drawing.
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You have to like John Brosio: a guy who appreciates a bottle of Chateau Yquem, but is equally happy with a can of Budweiser. Brosio, who paints Texas twisters with the aplomb and sensitivity of Corot, is an artist who can make you smile and scare you at the same time. His canvases fuse dark humor and a dose of awe into memorable images that get you in the gut. Continue reading »
Let these amazing yet disturbing sculptures serve us as a reminder of society’s overuse of plastics. All of them were created using plastic materials found in sea or on shore, discarded plastics which we call beach waste. Continue reading »
Christian Pierini Macêna or Mr (C) is the CEO of Union Groups and Artists Theatre West Zone and also he is a producer, cultural and visual arts teacher and musician. The artist has a degree in Visual Arts from Bennet Methodist University and took classes of observation drawing, live model and painting.
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Check out these fantastic illustrations from Russian artist Waldemar von Kozak. We love the surrealism at play here which seems to hint at dark, broad social commentary all through a pulp and noir or sci-fi lens. If anything, Kozak’s striking use of color and distortion of everyday objects and places are worth a look. Continue reading »
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