Programmer Recreates Classic Artwork With Thread And A Mathematic Algorithm

Ani Abakumova and her husband Andrei Abakumov create string art replicas of famous paintings. Andrei makes computer calculations that show patterns for future images, then Ani winds coloured strings around nails hammered around a plywood board. Continue reading »

Urban Scapes And Youngster’s Street Lifestyle In Melancholic Paintings By Michele Del Campo

Michele Del Campo was raised in San Nicandro Garganico, a small town in rural South Italy. When he was 18 he moved to Milan (Italy), where he started his Fine Art studies, then he went to study in Falmouth (UK), Dundee (UK) and Madrid (Spain). Continue reading »

“Stranger Than Paradise”: The Superb Urban Oil Paintings By Sebastián Velasco

The work of Sebastián Velasco includes a wide variety of themes and techniques, which range from contemporary figurative painting to illustration. He has received numerous awards among which is the first prize in the Second International Sports Drawing Contest of Catalonia or the first prize in the tenth Climent Muncunill Award for young artists. Continue reading »

Weird Medieval Paintings Of Cats Licking Their Butts

Medieval monks were put to work making “illuminated manuscripts” – holy books in which every page was filled with beautiful works of art. Sometimes, they would fill the page with beautiful patterns of flowers and ivy. Sometimes, they would add depth to the words by illustrating the stories. And sometimes, they’d just draw cats licking their butts. Continue reading »

“Visceral Fluidity”: Sublime Underwater Portraits By Samantha French

Born and raised in north central Minnesota, Samantha French graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005. French’s current body of work explores the idea of escape, the tranquility and nostalgia for the lazy summer days of her childhood. Continue reading »

“Dusk Of An Infinite Shade”: The Superb Fantasy Oil Paintings By Steven Belledin

Steven Belledin was raised in Pennsylvania and started his career completing highschool art assignments for his older sisters in exchange for enough money to buy more Swedish fish than he probably should have eaten. After high school he fled small town life to hide among the drones of New York City and become an oil painter. Continue reading »

“Modern Renaissance”: Classic Paintings Recreated With Modern Celebrities

What happens when you have too much free time and like to play with Photoshop? This. This happens… The Photoshop wizards over at Worth1000 (currently owned by DesignCrowd) inserted some current celebrities into classic paintings. Continue reading »

What Art Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Society

A classic of the genre is taking iconic figures of yesteryear and updating them in today’s fashion. We had a previous post that did just that, taking icons of art history and making them into hipsters. Now we are back with a similar concept, this time from UntitledSave, an artist based in Porto, Portugal. Continue reading »

Haunting And Provocative Oil Paintings Of Patt Yingcharoen

Patt Yingcharoen’s provocative oil paintings build upon constructions from art history, mixing cultures and iconography that continue centuries-long narratives about human nature. Continue reading »

This Artist Uses Thick Strokes To Create Intricate Oil Paintings Of Bird

Every artist has their own favorite subject to capture through various forms of media they might employ. Some choose people, others – stunning landscapes full of life and color. However, there are those who pick something very specific and often close to their own heart. One such artist is Angela Moulton who paints colorful birds with oil on canvas. Continue reading »

“Not Longer Life”: 6 Classic Painting Reinterpretations That Reflect On Consumer Society

Luis Egidio Meléndez

It is estimated that in 2020 the plastic production will reach around 500 million tonnes. Most of them will take approximately 600 years to biodegrade. Far from finding a real solution to this problem, the few measures taken to face this problem are populist and with the only purpose of making an image cleanup instead of tackling the issue. Continue reading »

Artist Collects Rocks, Paint Eyes On Them And Return Them To The Landscape To Be Found Or Lost Forever

Jennifer Allnutt is a young artist based in Melbourne, Australia. Art has been a pivotal part of her life since childhood nurtured by her grandfather but it was 2007 when she first discovered her love for oil painting and since then she hasn’t been able to put her paintbrush down. She graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Visual Arts (First Class Honours) in 2011. Continue reading »

“Schoolgirl Nightmares”: Bizarre And Horror Paintings By Kazuhiro Hori

The world can be a cruel place.

But in it, Japanese artist Kazuhiro Hori sees young girls as the quintessential embodiment of innocence and purity. Channeling this outlook, his illustrations depict nightmarish worlds populated by rosy-cheeked schoolgirls in distress. Continue reading »

Michal Zahornacky Creates Unique Abstract Photographs From Clear Water That Look Like Paintings

Michal Zahornacky is professional fine art photographer from Slovakia. Since 2014 he is active in the photography field on professional level. He is a self-taught. Continue reading »

“This Is What I See When I Create Art”: Beautiful Paintings Of Natural Russian Landscapes By Stepan Nesterchuk

We rarely have a chance to see what an artist saw when he was creating his masterpiece. But the Russian painter Stepan Nesterchuk from Dmitrov decided to provide us with such an opportunity. And, you know, it’s really cool to immerse yourself into the atmosphere of art creation. Continue reading »