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Amazing Artwork Created Using 24km of Thread Wrapped Around 13,000 Nails!

May 26, 2015 in Art, artist, Craft, Sculpture

Ukrainian artist Zenyk Palagniuk wrapped 24 km (15 mi) of thread around 13,000 nails to create an amazingly realistic portrait of Justin Timberlake. It took the artist over 200 hours to complete. Palagniuk began by sketching the portrait on a large piece of plywood. He then hammered in all of the nails and wrapped the […]

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Artist Richard Prince Makes $100,000 Selling Your Instagram Pictures in New York

May 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Drawing, Painting

Right now you can purchase someone’s Instagram photo for around $100,000. The money won’t go to the photographer, however, it will go to Richard Prince, who has blown up and made prints of other people’s Instagram photos for his series titled “New Portraits.” The previously private show at the Gagosian has been a part of Frieze. According to […]

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Lace Patterns Delicately Cut from Industrial Steel Objects by Cal Lane

May 25, 2015 in Art, artist, Sculpture

Cal Lane works in a series of “Industrial Doilies”, producing works that use contradiction to create an empathetic form. Lane imparts highly industrial materials with touches of delicacy, adding filigree to car parts, oil tanks, and shovels with a blowtorch. Her chosen patterns also exist on another level, their compositions inspired by those used in religious […]

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Amazing Fairytale Book Covers By Latvian Artist

May 22, 2015 in Art, artist, Craft, Design

If you’re a book nerd and an office stationery nerd like us, you will LOVE LOVE LOVE these elaborate book covers by Latvian designer and artist, Aniko Kolesnikova. Aniko works under the name Mandarin Duck and you can purchase her amazing covers on her Etsy store. What is your favorite book cover? And don’t forget, if […]

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Artistically Smart Business Cards That Will Blow Your Socks Off!

May 22, 2015 in Art, artist, Design

First impression can either make or break your business, depending on whether the customer had good or bad experience. A business has to take care of all the little details in order to gain a customer’s trust. However, the following individuals and businesses went one step ahead to impress their customers through the creativity in […]

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Intricate Animals Made from Scrap Metal and Old Auto Parts

May 21, 2015 in Animals, Art, artist, Sculpture, steam punk

When Edouard Martinet was 10, one of his teachers introduced his pupils to insects. Subliminally, the fascination sunk in to the young French boy. Fast-forward 40 years, and Martinet has become the art world’s virtuoso insectophile, transforming bits and pieces of cast-off junk culled from flea markets and car boot sales into exquisitely executed insect, fish and animal […]

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A Native American Superhero is Born… Almost!

May 21, 2015 in Art, artist, Digital Art

Nicolas “Nico” Selma is an amazing, Argentinean illustrator living and working in the United States. His work can be seen in video games, feature films, graphic novels and comic books all over the world. He’s best known for penning the new Tomb Raider (and the beautifully deadly Lara Croft) for Dark Horse Comics. However it’s […]

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Perfectionists Unite! Artist Cuts Raw Food Into 98 Cubes

May 21, 2015 in Art, artist, Food Art, Fun

If you’re like us, you like certain things to look ‘just right’.  A bit of OCD mixed with a touch of perfectionism, perhaps? So when we came across Dutch artists Lernert and Sander’s most recent project where they cut raw food into 98 perfect 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm cubes, we were in OCD heaven! The […]

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Artist Covers Beautiful Beach Stones in Tiny Dots of Paint

May 21, 2015 in Art, artist, Color, Colour, Craft

Elspeth McLean is an Australian award-winning artist whose passion for colour and detail has evolved into a unique style of painting she describes as “Dotillism”. In what she calls Mandala Stones, McLean collects beautiful beach stones and uses them as her canvas to create intensely colourful and intricate artworks entirely out of dots. Elspeth only uses acrylic […]

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Artist Turns Discarded Keys and Coins Into Works of Art

May 19, 2015 in Art, artist, Carving, Sculpture

Michael, aka Moerkey, is an artist from Horsham, Victoria, Australia. The talented craftsman creates unique handmade balls, bowls and sculptures from discarded keys and coins; as well as reclaimed copper pipe and wire. In the series below, Michael bends and solders individual keys and coins into beautiful objects. For custom and wholesale inquiries, you can reach […]

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