3-Year-Old Little Girl Creates Paintings Of Galaxies Using Paint, Glitter And A Fork

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Cassandra Gee is a 3-year-old little artist. She loves going to the beach, elephants, fairies and painting. On canvas she uses acrylic paint and manipulates it with a fork or a skewer, and then adds a touch of glitter (toddlers and glitter… need we say more?). And her paintings look like real galaxies! Continue reading »

This Artist Decided To Paint On Used Tea Bags And It’s Incredible

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While the most of us throw away used tea bags, Ruby Silvious, a visual artist and graphic designer have other things on her mind… Early this year, Ms. Silvious started a visual diary, 363 Days of Tea, to push her creative practice, share it on social media hoping to spark a different kind of inspiration… Continue reading »

Why Paint Cats: The Ethics Of Feline Aesthetics

Why did a woman in California pay an artist $5,000 to paint her cat to look like a pig? What made a New York stockbroker spend even more than that to have the image of Charlie Chaplin painted on his cat’s posterior? ‘Why Paint Cats’ reveals that, far from being an amusement for the idle rich, this seemingly aberrant behavior is part of a new art movement that claims to promote a better understanding of the cats in our lives. Continue reading »

Muntean / Rosenblum Paint Dramatic Scenes of Contemporary Life

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Artist duo Muntean / Rosenblum use traditional Christian iconography and Baroque modes of seeing to create mystique around contemporary life. Typically set in landscapes distinct to the 21st century, such as nuclear plants and graffiti-ed railroad tracks, the paintings appear as documentary film stills or snapshots of our current reality. However, by contorting perspectives in a dramatic Caravaggio-esque manner and devising moments where pain or discomfort appear as main subjects, Muntean / Rosenblum cultivate the same aura of the unknown that is so captivating in paintings centuries old.
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This New Tool Lets You Paint With The Sun

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Wait for a sunny day, take a pencil and a wooden board and get creative! Refine the result with a lens and in a few minutes you will have a unique drawing made with the sun. Continue reading »

Mexican Government Asked Street Artists To Paint 200 Houses To Unite Community

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A youth organization that’s been known to use graffiti as a means of expression has teamed up with the government of Mexico to rehabilitate Palmitas, a town in the Pachuca district. Under the moniker “Germen Crew,” the group painted 209 houses, or twenty-thousand square meters of facade, into a single rainbow mural. Continue reading »

Artist Used 145 Gallons Of Paint To Revive An Abandoned Pool On Roosevelt Island

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“This piece is inspired by my color field installations that take up both private and public spaces. I love introducing color to spaces that seem neglected or forgotten. When people experience my installations I hope that they will remember the experience far after the moment is gone. My goal is to evoke subconscious feelings one may have forgotten when viewing my work.” Continue reading »

Patterned Paint Roller Kit

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These patterned paint rollers from The Painted House, based in the UK, come in a range of different designs and are a really good alternative to wallpaper. Each design roller is reusable and interchangeable, and can be used with either the fabric applicator or the wall & paper applicator. You can use them on walls, perk up old wooden furniture, make reams of wrapping paper and meters of fabric.
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TRON: Legacy Body Paint


Farrah DeFulio looks stunning in TRON: Legacy body paint by the talented artist Allyson Averell! And the photos were done by the also talented and awesome photography by Joey D. Continue reading »

Jet-powered Paint by Tarinan von Anhalt

Jet-powered paint splatters an 8-foot-by-8-foot canvas just off the runway of Palm Beach International Airport. A diminutive woman in a black cat suit teeters as she tosses quarts of brightly colored paint into the hurricane-force winds created by a Lear jet’s engine. The question isn’t whether this is art, agree those who pay Tarinan von Anhalt $50,000 a pop to watch this spectacle.

Captain Chad Gilmore readies the engine to start blowing jet wash for the painting. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Paint is scattered in the jet wash. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Painting is halted so more plastic tarp can be laid on the tarmac. A small private plane near the painting area was speckled in blue paint and had to be cleaned before the princess could continue with the multiple canvases planned for the day. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Princess Tarinan von Anhalt manipulates the paint on a large canvas. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Von Anhalt paints in the jet wash. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Princess Tarinan tosses a column of purple paint into the jet wash. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Von Anhalt instructs the pilot to reduce engine power as assistants prepare to move one of her finished paintings. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Princess Tarinan works on a canvas. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Von Anhalt reloads a blue painting bottle. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Von Anhalt’s face bears the paint splatter from her jet wash painting technique. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Princess Tarinan von Anhalt poses with a canvas at the event. (Thomas Cordy/The Palm Beach Post)

Jesus’ face reveals itself in peeling paint and dirt outside Chinese takeaway


As two boozed-up men were waiting outside the Mayho Chinese Takeaway in Sunderland they noticed that peeling paint and dirt on the door appeared to form the face of Jesus. (North News & Pictures) Continue reading »

The 6th International Fonambules Body Paint Festival in Mexico City

The clock was ticking for the paint to dry at the 2012 International Fonambules Body Paint Festival in Mexico City on May 25. The motif of this year’s festival was time. (Eduardo Verdugo/Asociated Press) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Paint it Black

Riot police stand guard after been attacked with paint bombs by protesters, during a demonstration by students and teachers on September 7, 2011, in Bogota, Colombia, during the National March for the defense of public education. (GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images) Click image to zoom.